The moment of prayer came at the conclusion of Embrace FARM’s ‘Our Drive to Remember’ around Ireland’s 32 counties in a tractor in a bid to raise awareness about farm deaths.
The most asked question at the Ploughing was “Is Pope Francis coming to Ireland?” That has not been confirmed yet – not even by Bishops Denis Nulty and Fintan Monahan who visited the World Meeting of Families 2018 stand on the first day.
Jesuit publication has introduced a special four-page supplement - Re:link - which is geared towards teenagers and contains interviews with young people, refugees, and on topics such as how people become saints.
Ploughing Championships is exactly where the Church should be in 2015 - in the middle of the field, in the marketplace, among the crowds: Bishop Nulty.
Over 1,000 suggestions sent in for the 'Poem for the Ploughing' competition and the six chosen by Bishop Nulty will be on display in the Kildare & Leighlin tent.