NO EXHIBITS CAN BE TAKEN THE DAY BEFORE DUE TO SAFETY AND SECURITY OF ITEMS
Judging Commences at 10.00 a.m.
Prizes: €10, €7 and €5
HONEY / VEG / PRODUCE
Class 71: Three sections of honey, evenly coloured, of any colour.
VEG. & FARM PRODUCE (OPEN)
Class 71a: Six Early Potatoes
Class 72: Six Late Potatoes
Class 73: Kerr’s Pinks Only
Class 74: Half Dozen Shallots
Class 75: Three roots of Beetroot
Class 76: Best five seed grown Onions (including sets)
Class 77: Best Twelve Pods of Peas
Class 78: Two Heads of Lettuce, crisp headed
Class 79: Two heads of York cabbage
Class 80: Best Cauliflower
Class 81: Three roots Parsnips
Class 82: Three roots Carrots
Class 83: Three Stalks Rhubarb
Class 84: Two Stems Parsley, with roots (this year’s)
Class 85: Exhibit of Swedes, three roots
Class 86: Two heads of Lettuce, Cabbage headed
Class 87: Sod of Pasture – Not exceeding 12” X 12”
Class 88: Sheaf of Oats
Class 89: Best Vegetable Marrow
Class 90: Tray of Garlic
Class 91: Truss of Tomatoes
Class 92: Best Collection of Fruit & Vegetables
(Not more than 7 and less than 5)
Presentation will be taken into account
MUST BE GARDEN GROWN
Alphonsus Gildea Memorial Cup
Class 93: Any other vegetable not listed above
Class 94: Six White Hen Eggs
Class 95: Six Brown Hen Eggs
Class 96: Six Duck Eggs
Hilda Hanlon Cup
Flowers must be home-grown
Class 97: Vase of Gladioli, 6 Spikes.
Class 98: 5 Blooms of Large Flowering Dahlia
Class 99: 5 Cactus Dahlia
Class 100: 6 Stems of Ball or Pom Pom Dahlia
Class 101: Vase of 6 Roses. (Any Variety)
Nancy Yates Perpetual Cup
Class 102: Vase of Sweet Pea, 12 Spikes
Class 103: Best Specimen of Begonia
Class 103A: Best House Plant
Class 104: Best Miniature Arrangement of Flowers for decorating purposes
(not exceeding 9” in width)
Joyce Classan Memorial Cup
Class 105: Collection of Wild Flowers
Margaret Slowey Memorial Cup
Class 106: Rose of the Show, 1 Bloom (1 prize only)
Terence Slowey Perpetual Rose Bowl
Exhibitor gaining the most points in the home baking section,
Classes 107 - 129A, will be presented with
The Nancy Solan Cup
All Bread & Cakes must be a minimum of 6” Square or Round only
(no loaf shape)
Class 107: Soda Bread
Milford Perpetual Cup
Class 108: Soda Bread with Fruit
Gallagher’s Bakery Cup
Class 109: Brown Bread
Beatrice Egan Cup
Class 109A. Treacle Bread
Class 110: Indian Bread
Class 111: Potato Cake
Class 112 6 Wheaten Scones
Class 113: 6 Assorted Home-made Biscuits
Class 114: 6 Mince Pies
Class 115: Porter Cake
Class 116: Boiled Cake (Prizes: €13, €10, €7)
Class 117: Cherry Cake
Class 118: Ginger Cake (Prizes: €13, €10, €7)
Class 119: Madeira Cake
Marion Gallagher Cup
Class 120: Fruit Cake, Rich. (Prizes: €13, €10, €7).
Class 121: Fruit Cake, Light. (Prizes: €13, €10, €7).
Class 122: Marble Cake
Class 123: Sponge Sandwich or Jam Roll
Aisling House Trophy
Class 124: Coffee Sponge (Not Decorated)
Class 125: Seed Cake
Class 126: Apple Tart, Shortcrust
Class 127: White Soda Scones
Class 128: Rhubarb Tart
Class 129: Victoria Sandwich
Andy Rann Memorial Trophy
Class 129A: Cheesecake, Any variety
Exhibitor gaining most points in the Jam section classes 130-138, will be presented with
The Nan Mc Gill Perpetual Memorial Cup
1 Lb Pot
Class 130: Homemade Pot of Blackcurrant Jam
Class 131: Homemade Pot of Gooseberry Jam
Class 132: Homemade Pot of Rhubarb Jam (with or without ginger)
Class 134: Homemade Pot of Marmalade
Class 135: Homemade Pot of Raspberry Jam
Class 136: Homemade Pot of Strawberry Jam
Class 137: Homemade Pot of Blackberry Jam
Class 138: Homemade Pot of Jam (Any Variety, Not Specified
KNITTING / ARTS & CRAFTS
Class 139: Ladies or Gents Sweater/Cardigan-Double Wool
C. Kennedy & Sons Cup
Class 140: Hand-Knitted Hat – Aran Design
Class 141: Pair of Socks – Any wool, Plain or Fancy
Class 142: Best Hand knitted Cuddly Toy
Class 143: Best Hand knit baby outfit
Class 144: Any Article in knitting not specified above
Exhibitors please note: Exhibits must be entrants’ own work and must not have been exhibited at any previous Ardara Show. Needlework must be unframed for judging
The Embroiderers Cup for best overall article (Classes 145 – 147)
Class 145: Counted thread work e.g. drawn thread, pulled fabric, cross stitch, black work, hardanger
Class 146: Patchwork any article Hand or Machine sewn, quilted or unquilted
Class 147: Free style hand embroidery
IRISH CROCHET (OPEN)
Class 148: Any Article in Cotton Crochet
Class 149: Any Article in Wool Crochet
ARTS & CRAFTS HAND-MADE (OPEN)
Class 150: Irish Souvenir
Class 151: Best Example of Artistic Woodwork – not exceeding 60cms x 60cms.
Eric Hadden Memorial Cup
Class 152: Six Hand-cut Turf
Class 153: Clew of Rope
Class 154: St. Bridget’s Cross
PAINTING / PHOTOGRAPHY / WINE
PAINTINGS ARE NOT TO HAVE FRAMES PLEASE
Best Overall Painting, Charles Mc Hugh Memorial Cup
Class 155: Landscape or Seascape in Watercolour
Class 156: Landscape or Seascape in Oil
Class 157: Any other Watercolour Painting
Class 158: Any other Oil Painting
Class 159: Best example of Freehand Drawing or sketching
Class 160: Any Other Acrylic Painting
CANVAS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
ALL PHOTOS TO BE EITHER 6 x 4 OR 7 x 5
A prize of €25.00, sponsored by Kathleen Slowey
will be awarded for the best photograph overall,
Classes 161 to 167 incl.
Framed or Studio Photographs will not be Judged
Limited to 1 photo per class
Class 161: Best Colour Photograph, animal or wildlife (open)
Class 162: Best Scenic Photograph taken within Ardara Parish
Class 163: Items of Local interest, black and white - Place must be named
(Confined to Parish.)
Class 164: Farm Home Scene. (Colour, Open)
Class 165: Farm Portrait, Black and White
Class 166: Best colour portrait
Class 167: Postcard View. Approx: 6” x 4
Pat Slowey Shield
HOME-MADE WINE SECTION (OPEN)
Class 168: Best Wine any variety
CHILDRENS SECTION (OPEN)
CONFINED TO 8 YEARS OF AGE OR UNDER
Class 169: Best example of craftwork.
Class 170: Best Poster, any subject. (Not larger than A3)
Class 171 Painting in Watercolour. (Not larger than A3)
Class 172: Drawing in Pencil, Markers or Crayons. (Not larger than A4)
Class 173: Best specimen of Handwriting. (Not larger than A4)
CONFINED TO 12 YEARS OF AGE OR UNDER
Class 174: Best example of craftwork.
Class 175: Best Poster, any subject. (Not larger than A3)
Class 176 Painting in Watercolour, (Not larger than A3)
Donegal Creameries Cup
Class 177: Drawing in Pencil, Markers or Crayons, (Not larger than A4)
Class 178: Best specimen of Handwriting, (Not larger than A4)
P.S. Mac A Ghoill Memorial Cup
OPEN TO EVERYONE UNDER 16 YEARS OF AGE
Class 179: Best Decorated Hardboiled Egg.
Class 180: Best Decorated Gingerbread Man.
Class 181: Best Decorated Wellington Boot.
Class 182: Best Ardara Show Poster. (Not larger than A3)
Class 183: Best Anti-Litter Poster. (Not larger than A3)
The Ardara Tidy Towns Cup
To be confined to the Ardara Parish
Class 184: Photography any subject.
Class 185: Best Article made from Lego or similar material.
Class 185A. Best non-kit article from Lego
(Not exceeding 60cms X 60cms)
Class 186: Tastiest Queen cakes.
Class 187: Tastiest White soda scones.
Class 188: Best example of Needlework.
Class 189: Best Hand Knit Scarf.
Class 190: Best Collection of Wild Flowers.
OPEN TO EVERYONE UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE
Class 191: Best example of Craftwork
Sorcha Keane-Breslin Memorial Cup
SPECIAL NEEDS SECTION: Free Entry
Class 192: Drawing in Watercolour or Crayons, for children up to 10 years.
Class 193: Drawing in Watercolour or Crayons, for children up to 15 years.
Class 194: Any Article of Woodwork.
(Not exceeding 60cms X 60cms)
Class 195: Best Bunch of Wild Flowers.
Class 196: Any Painting (Adult Class)
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