Is the Ploughing crossing over into new terrain?

With each passing year, the National Ploughing Championships are also becoming the de facto Irish motor show

24th September, 2017
The VW Amarok V6 was on show at the ploughing championships during last week

It seems apt, in a week where seemingly half the country were trudging around the National Ploughing Championships in their wellies, admiring the scrubbed livestock and munching soda bread sandwiches, that this week’s motoring pages are dominated by SUVs and crossovers.

It’s a real sign of the times, and while some city slickers (and those not living in Ireland) might scoff at the idea of a festival built around a competition between tractor...

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