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View Poll Results: Will you go to the ploughing 2018?
1 day 72 34.29%
2 days 6 2.86%
3 days 4 1.90%
not sure yet 20 9.52%
other 1 0.48%
not going 107 50.95%
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19-09-2018, 07:39   #166
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Looks like over kill to me. Windy here at the moment in East Galway but not dangerous. Maybe with tents etc flying debris. I'd say it will be open before 11. There will be a mad rush otherwise.
Well I do know that a piece of the mchale tv screen broke off and landed on an auld lad. He got a right cut on his head too. Was only about 15ft from it. Have some slap when it hit the ground
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19-09-2018, 07:41   #167
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Well I do know that a piece of the mchale tv screen broke off and landed on an auld lad. He got a right cut on his head too. Was only about 15ft from it. Have some slap when it hit the ground
What caught your eye below?
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19-09-2018, 08:08   #168
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It will push a huge crowd into tomorrow, and lots of rain forecast for tomorrow.

I’ve not decided yet but tomorrow could be tough going.
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19-09-2018, 08:23   #169
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19-09-2018, 08:31   #170
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Well I do know that a piece of the mchale tv screen broke off and landed on an auld lad. He got a right cut on his head too. Was only about 15ft from it. Have some slap when it hit the ground
Even a Tayto bag flying in that wind would give you a good slap in the eye. I doubt their insurance would be letting them open in a orange status wind alert.
They should cancel till Saturday and Sunday. The numbers would do well then
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19-09-2018, 08:54   #171
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19-09-2018, 09:15   #172
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19-09-2018, 09:16   #173
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They should cancel till Saturday and Sunday. The numbers would do well then
I think they should have but probably very hard to do with traffic plans, staff planning etc.
It’s such a big event pencilled in for those specific days.
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I think they should have but probably very hard to do with traffic plans, staff planning etc.
It’s such a big event pencilled in for those specific days.
I'm supposed to be there tomorrow for the stand, I wouldn't be going over the weekend.
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19-09-2018, 09:39   #175
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Weather looks terrible so I suppose we'll jump in the Jeep now.

With a later start and fewer crowds there will be pressure on to shift those cattle sticks so there may be bargains to be had.
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19-09-2018, 09:49   #176
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I went yesterday. I enjoyed it overall and it was a very well run event. We were in the field at 08:30 and were on our way again at 2. Seen all we wanted to see i suppose. Was in and out of the field in no time. The traffic management was very well planned.

I mainly went to check out Calf slats and bale handlers for the front loader. Torn between the soft hands and the standard bale handler with removable pipes. Both Pro-dig and machale had very good products.
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19-09-2018, 09:50   #177
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Looks like over kill to me. Windy here at the moment in East Galway but not dangerous. Maybe with tents etc flying debris. I'd say it will be open before 11. There will be a mad rush otherwise.
It’s a good call.
We’re at 280m elevation and exposed here in Cavan and taking a serious beating at the moment, I’d hate to be anywhere near a marquee that’s for sure.
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They should cancel till Saturday and Sunday. The numbers would do well then
You haven't seen the forecast for Sunday then I take it. Puts today in the ha'penny place if it stays as forecast
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19-09-2018, 10:16   #179
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Strong winds with damaging gusts here in Offaly. Power out now about half an hour.
Dry so far with no overnight rain.
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