The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, officially opened the Westport Horse and Pony Show today (Sunday, 3 June).

The Westport Horse and Pony Show, which is celebrating its 51st edition, received funding of €7,000 for this year’s show through a grant from Minister Ring’s Department of Rural and Community Development to the Irish Shows Association (ISA).

Minister Ring said: “I am absolutely delighted to be here to officially open the Westport Horse and Pony Show. This is the 51st year of this Show, which started in 1967 on the lawn of Westport House, and Shows like this are still an integral part of community life in rural areas. Continue Reading 

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