The Virginia Show

Discover what's on in Cavan this summer


Wednesday 21st August 2024 

The Showgrounds, Rahardrum, Virginia, Co. Cavan, Ireland
(16 min. walk from Virginia Park Lodge)

What To Expect:
Come and celebrate the rich agricultural heritage of Cavan at the renowned Virginia Agricultural Show 2024, a beloved tradition spanning over 70 years. Anticipate an even grander spectacle in year, brimming with exciting shows, family activities, demonstrations, food and drink offerings, exquisite crafts, displays and much more. As proud locals of Cavan, we are excited to be on the doorstep of this annual celebration.


The Diageo Baileys Champion Dairy Cow Competition


In the midst of the event's myriad attractions, the Diageo Baileys Champion Dairy Cow competition shines brightly as a standout, showcasing the unwavering commitment of our farming community to uphold impeccable standards in breeding, sustainability, and animal welfare.

Having been a fixture for four decades, this competition holds the prestigious title of being the ultimate goal for elite dairy breeders, who only enter their very best cows. Strength, body conformation and proven excellence in quality milk production are base-line criteria which a winner is selected.

Did you know... 

The prestigious Diageo Baileys Champion Dairy Cow Competition is sponsored by the leading drinks company Diageo, the makers of Baileys Cream, in partnership with its cream supplier Tirlán.