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This summer’s Lorn Agricultural Show has been cancelled in its centenary year due to uncertainty about the coronavirus.
The popular gathering, held at Tralee Beach, Benderloch, was founded in 1920 and has been a landmark get together for the local farming community in the first week of August.
Fiona Dickie, for the show, said the sad decision was due to the risk of COVID-19 which has decimated the national and local events calendar.
However, there are hopes to bring the show back in August 2021.
She explained: ‘Should lockdown be lifted there is every possibility that social distancing would be in place. It would be hard to get caterers and there would be no bar facilities.
‘All judges and relevant agencies have been informed. The committee look forward to welcoming all back on August 7, 2021.’