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Katie Larmour pictured with George the Horse as she was at the Balmoral Show for Ladies Day Expand
Winner of the Best Dressed Competition on Ladies Day, Nicole Caldwell aged 18 from Banbridge Expand
Danielle Hammond aged 20 from Ballynahinch who entered the Best Dressed Competition Expand
Jayne Higgins aged 19 from Magherafelt who was the Runner-up in the Best Dressed Competition Expand
Sarah and Hannah McQueen from Loughgal pictured at the third day of the Ulster Bank Balmoral Show Expand
County Winners - Pictured with their entry in the community cow parade on the third day of the Balmoral Show in partnership with the Ulster Bank are pupils from Recarson primary school along with teacher Lisa O'Kane (left) and Principal Rita Fox (right). Also pictured is Karen McAleese from Ulster Bank. Expand
Alexander, Elloitt, Taylor and Harison Smith pictured at the third day of the Ulster Bank Balmoral Show with Ulster Bank's Henri Hippo Expand
Pupils from Ballytober Primary School Jack Elliott, Robert Anderson, Ryan Ramage, Dainel Steele and Scott Nelison pictured at the third day of the Ulster Bank Balmoral Show Expand
Pupils from Ballytober Primary School Bushmills attended the Balmoral Show Expand
The Third day of the Balmoral Show 2011 Expand
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Nicola McKee pictured with her horse Darcy (Ballyalt Star) on the seconds day of the Balmoral Show Expand
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Christopher Gordan from Garvagh pictured at the Balmoral Show Expand
David and Ben Matthews from Donacloney along with Lee Richardson and Lee Close from Banbridge pictured at the Balmoral Show Expand
Stephen, Ruth and David Hughes from Armagh pictured at the Balmoral Show Expand
Racheal, Jack, 15months and John Burrows from Dungannon pictured at the Balmoral Show Expand
Anne-Marie McClellend along with her Son Nathan Houson, 4 from Newtownabbey pictured at the Balmoral Show Expand
Fiona and Samuel Hill along with Robyn Crawford and Thomas Boyd from Larne pictured at the Balmoral Show Expand
County Winners - Primary 7 pupils along with teacher Roberta Chapman (right) and classroom assistant Kathryn Murdock from Markethill Primary school are pictured with their entry,  in the Community Cow Parade Expand
County Winners - Primary 7 pupils (L-R) Artist Emma Dougan, Demi-Lee Worton and Jessica McSorley from Markethill Primary school are pictured with their entry,  in the Community Cow Parade Expand
Neil Cherry, Chris Burns, Matthew Bickerstaff and James Curry from Banbridge along with David Andrews on day two of the Balmoral Show Expand
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Joy Slattery with Slattery Grace from Co Meath on day 2 of the Balmoral show Expand
Patrica Harris along with kids Emily and Christopher from Killinchy pictured at the Balmoral Show Expand
Jane Bradbury with Bloomfield Barack Champion in the Ladies Astride in the Working Hunters class  at the Balmoral Show. Expand
Daniel McBride , aged 6, from Keady on the Valtra Tractors stand at the Balmoral Show Expand
Duke McCartney , Steward at the Horse Ring at Balmoral Show on day 2 of the Balmoral Show Expand
Orla McGlynn aged 18 from Inch Island in Co. Donegal who was competing in the Riding Horse Class on day 2 of the Balmoral Show Expand
Medieval Jousting between knights entertaining the crowds at the Balmoral Show Expand
Sheep dog and duck display on the Cattle Lawn at the Balmoral Show Expand
Ulster Rugby captain Rory Best showing prize winning cattle during the Beef Cattle Parade on the Cattle Lawn at the Balmoral Show Expand
Paul Barker Great Britain riding Temple Ryefield winner of the Ryedale Clothing International Spectacular at the Balmoral Show Expand
William Smith with the overall beef champion Oldcastle  from Millbrook , Meath Expand
Paul Barker Great Britain riding Temple Ryefield winner of the Ryedale Clothing International Spectacular at the Balmoral Show Expand
Sophia Bingham aged 2 and Jessica Mellett , aged 2 enjoying the Balmoral Show Expand
Triasan Seager, aged 8 from Hart Memorial Primary School Portadown  dwarfed by a wheel of a CAT Wheel Loader at the Balmoral Show Expand
Left to right, Naomh McAlister (8) from Aghadowey, Katrina Killen (11) from Crossgar, Shauna Killen (12) from Crossgar, and Kate Bell (11) from Crossgar, help get the winning cow in the Ulster Bank Community Cow Parade Competition ready to be shown at the major event, following a Northern Ireland-wide competition open to schools. The winning cow was designed by Ballytober Primary School, Bushmills. Expand
Naomh McAlister (8) from Aghadowey, helps get the winning cow in the Ulster Bank Community Cow Parade Competition Expand
Deputy First Minister is greeted by RUAS President Robin Morrow (right) and Chief Executive Colin McDonald (Left) at the Balmoral Show yesterday. Mr McGuinness was guest speaker at the Show's annual breakfast. Expand
Caroline Cole from Carryduff  walking her Oxford Down sheep she will be showing at the Balmoral Show. Expand
Sam Mattchet, aged 11 preparing Chubby a Charolais cross to show at the Balmoral Show. Expand
Lily (left, aged 5) and Mollie McDowell aged 8 from Co Louth  holding a chick onthe Rare Breeds Survival Trust Stand at the Balmoral Show. Expand
Shephard ... Nathan Tumelty, aged 8 from Downpatrick on 2nd day of the Balmoral Show Expand
Louis Adamson, aged 8 from Cloughy  the youngest winner  of the Show overall champion with his Quail Belgium Barbu D'Anvers also won the Best Bantams Heavy class at the Balmoral Show. Expand
Thomas Cole from Carryduff, Co Down visiting the goats at the Balmoral Show Expand
The Stilt Entertainers preparing to walk around the show on the 2nd day of the Balmoral Show Expand
Matthew Lynch enjoying a pipe while he watches on during the 2nd day of the Balmoral Show Expand
Alwyn Crothers pictured on her horse Amber during the Carriage class on the 2nd day of the Balmoral Show Expand
The Carriage Class taking place in the ring at the 2nd day of the Balmoral Show Expand
Nathan Tumelty aged 8 from Downpatrick pictured with a Rouge Ram Lamb at the 2nd day of the Balmoral Show Expand
One of the sheep owners showing another man how to grab the sheep at the 2nd day of the Balmoral Show Expand
Norman Tait from Ballygowan at 2nd day of the Balmoral Show 2011 Expand
2 of the judges relax before they have to go judge one of the contests Expand
Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank pictured Richard and Reuben McWhinney and Johnath and Mia Burney from Ards.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats. Expand
Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank pictured Mervyn Rowe and Bernard Kewon from Belleek along with Finton Kewon.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats. Expand
Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank pictured Chloe Carter, Zoe Latus, Chloe Connolly and Clare McBurney.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats. Expand
Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank pictured at the show are Lucy McElroy, Steph Lilburn and Rachael Annett.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats. Expand
Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats. Expand
Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats. Expand
Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats. Expand
Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats. Expand
Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats. Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY The Cossack  Equestrian Stunt Team  preform at the Balmoral Show ..  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY The Cossack  Equestrian Stunt Team  preform at the Balmoral Show ..  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY The Cossack  Equestrian Stunt Team  preform at the Balmoral Show ..  Camilla   Naprous entertains the crowd  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY The Cossack  Equestrian Stunt Team  preform at the Balmoral Show .. Gerald Naprous entertains the crowd  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Emily Rose McIvor  at the show . Gerald Naprous entertains the crowd  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Pig Display  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Pig Display COmmentor Mr Von Byrnes.  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY The Cossack  Equestrian Stunt Team  preform at the Balmoral Show .. Camilla Naprous Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY The Cossack  Equestrian Stunt Team  preform at the Balmoral Show .. Camilla Naprous Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY The Cossack  Equestrian Stunt Team  preform at the Balmoral Show .. Camilla Naprous Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY The Cossack  Equestrian Stunt Team  preform at the Balmoral Show .. Camilla Naprous Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats. Expand
Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank pictured is Sarah Lawson (3) from Belfast with a model cow designed by local school children which won a NI-wide competition organised by Ulster Bank, principal sponsor of the Balmoral Show.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats. Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY tree watcher..  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY young man at the show .  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
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 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY an old biddy on a scooter  makes her way around BAlmoral ..  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY an old biddy on a scooter  makes her way around BAlmoral ..  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Eva Young from Castlederg.  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY the SHow must go on Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Julie Anna Liddia Mullholland and Aimee Stewart  keeping out of the rain .  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY  Aimee Stewart  keeping out of the rain .  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Josiah McDowell  from Belfast   splashing around.  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Josiah McDowell  from Belfast   splashing around.  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY The Cossack  Equestrian Stunt Team  preform at the Balmoral Show ..  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY The Cossack  Equestrian Stunt Team  preform at the Balmoral Show .. Camilla Naprous entertains the crowd.  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
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PressEye.com - 11th May 2011Balmoral show sees the first of this shows rain showers. Stephen Hamilton Presseye.com Expand
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PressEye.com - 11th May 2011Balmoral show sees the first of this shows rain showers.A family take cover under a forty foot trailer. Stephen Hamilton Presseye.com Expand
PressEye.com - 11th May 2011Balmoral show sees the first of this shows rain showers.Lucy McElroy,Steph Lilburn and Rachel Annett get soaked in the afternoon showers. Stephen Hamilton Presseye.com Expand
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 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Step Eagle at the show ..  with John Carmichael of NI school of Falconry  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAYHanna Brownlee from Portadown  strokes a  Barn Owl .from the  NI school of Falconry  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Young farmer minds the cattle  in the beef shed Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Young farmers  Jennifer  and Hanna Gordon groom themselves while minding livestock.  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Family day out ..  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com Expand
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11.05.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDTHE FIRST DAY OF THE BALMORAL SHOW KICKS OFF TODAY IN THE KINGS HALL, BELFAST Expand
Phillip Lazenby from County Wexford takes a break as the show got underway today. Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1. Expand
Ciara Griffith pictured with her horse Charlie. Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1 Expand
Showjumpers practicing in the arena at the start of the show. Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1 Expand
Showjumpers practicing as Judy Pearson from Tipperary watches while keeping herself dry between the showers. Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1 Expand
Grainne McKenna's horse, Lucillius being washed by Worsel. Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1 Expand
A visitor to the show looks at the goats. Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1 Expand
Nicola Davis from Hillsborough saddles up in preparation for the P&O Ferries International Two Phase Show Jumping competition taking place on Wednesday 11th May 2011 as part of the Balmoral Show. Expand
With thousands of visitors expected at this years Balmoral Show, 11-13 May 2011, Translinks Vicky Lowey and Border Collie Ben get ready for Ireland's largest agricultural and food show and encourage people to use frequent Metro and NI Railways services for a hassle-free journey to the Kings Hall Complex. Expand
Lets be friends! Owen McKee tries to make friends with a bunny rabbit from Streamvale Farm. Just one of the many animals that can be seen in the Children's Farm at this year's Balmoral Show. The Show takes place on the 11th-14th May 2011. Expand
Gordon Leeson washing cows for the Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1 Expand
<b>FLASHBACK TO BALMORAL SHOW 2010.</b>   James Phillips aged 8 pictured on his horse Anna Expand
Third and final day of the Ulster Bank Balmoral Show at the Kings Hall in south Belfast.  A dog exhibition pictured during the show Expand
Third and final day of the Ulster Bank Balmoral Show at the Kings Hall in south Belfast.  Twelve-year-olds Orlaigh Watterson (left) and Ruth Leader from Dundrod with their Jersey cow - Hockley Delila Expand
Hannah Lilburn, who was awarded Best Dressed at the Balmoral Show Expand
Balmoral Show 2010.  A Llama yawns as it wakes up in the children's petting area Expand
A Mangelitsa pig pictured at the final day of the Balmoral Show which took place yesterday in the Kings Hall, Belfast Expand
Balmoral Show 2010. Billy Rolston who will receive an MBA next month from the Queen for contribution to sport working at the showjumping Expand
The third day of the Balmoral Show which took place yesterday in the Kings Hall, Belfast. Conor Swail from Saintfield riding Peninsula Kheelan in the Grand Prix Expand
The dancing dog display  during the Balmoral Show 2010 Expand
Performing on the Tesco stand at the Balmoral Show, fiddler Adam with Emma McBride from Ballycastle age 5 and Joan Cary from Belfas Expand
Stephanie Farren from Ballyclare cleans her Ayrshire before the show. May 2010 Expand
David Scally with Starboard at the Balmoral Show. May 2010 Expand
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Balmoral Show.  Roy Graham who is the Chief Sheep Supervisor Expand
Minister Michelle Gildernew MP MLA was speaking at the Balmoral Show  which was attended by President Mary McAleese Expand
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Mihall McCrea enjoys an ice cream at the Balmoral Show. May 2010 Expand
The first day of the Balmoral Show. Ellie McGill and Amy Morrow aged 8 petting a pony Expand
Alan Lewis - Photopress Belfast    12/5/2010Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin KernoghanSecurity on High Alert as The Prince of Wales enjoying the 'CRAIC' at The Balmoral Show at the King's Hall in Belfast today - The Prince arrived in Northern Ireland on a royal visit. Prince Charles travelled to the Royal Ulster Agricultural Show (RUAS) at the King's Hall complex, south Belfast.He was greeted by a number of dignitaries including the city's Lord Mayor Naomi Long and Dame Mary Peters DBE who is Lord Lieutenant of Belfast.He also met Dr Malcolm McKibbin, Permanent Secretary, DARD, Robin Morrow, John Bamber and Colin McDonald from the RUAS.At the show, he will tour and meet livestock exhibitors, judges and stewards.In the Garden Village at the complex, he will also have the opportunity to view the flower arranging, bee keeping and Young Farmers Club (YFC) exhibits.He is also due to present prizes to breed champions in the course of the afternoon. Expand
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12th May 2010  Balmoral Show - Kirree and Cesar Kermode from Isle of Man Expand
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Eva, Killean, Maeve, and Luke O'Hare from Belfast Expand
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Newly Elected MP for North Antrim Ian Paisley Junior meeting HRH Prince Charles at Balmoral Show. Expand
The Prince of Wales  at the Balmoral Show. May 2010 Expand
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Showjumping at the Balmoral Show. Cruisings Micky Finn ridden by Olive Clarke Expand
Thousands visited day one of the Balmoral Show 2010 Expand
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Team Extreme: New shows aimed at the younger generation at the Balmoral Show Expand
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Extreme motocross riders perform tricks in the Grandstand during the first day of the Balmoral Show Expand
Janice Neil pictured with horses Bernie and Alfie Expand
Kirree and Cesar Kermode from Isle of Man. Day One of The Ulster Bank Balmoral Show Expand
Sharon and Ruby Burgess from Comber. Day One of The Ulster Bank Balmoral Show Expand
tEva, Killean, Maeve, and Luke O'Hare . Day One of The Ulster Bank Balmoral Show Expand
Prince Charles during day one of The Ulster Bank Balmoral Show Expand
Prince Charles enjoys an ice cream Expand
Day one of The Ulster Bank Balmoral Show. Henry Elvin, of Balmoral Show principal Sponsor Ulster Bank welcomed Ian Paisley Junior to the bank stand at the show. The Ulster Bank Charity Cash Cow  is raising funds for Rural Support. All of the coins making up the 'artwork' will be donated to the charity after the show Expand
Chloe McKibbin, 4, from Coleraine Expand
Prince Charles at the Balmoral Show. May 2010 Expand
Prince Charles at the Balmoral Show. May 2010 Expand
Prince Charles at the Balmoral Show. May 2010 Expand
The Balmoral Show on the opening day. May 2010 .A showman with his Hereford cow. Expand
12.05.10.  The first day of the Balmoral Show which took place in the Kings Hall, Belfast.  Adam McKinley aged 3 looking at the chicks Expand
12.05.10.  The first day of the Balmoral Show which took place in the Kings Hall, Belfast. Thomas Cole holding a rare Leicster Long Wool lamb Expand
12th May 2010. Day One of The Ulster Bank Balmoral Show at The Kings Hall, Belfast. Alfie Murray with his Beltex Sheep Expand
Graham and Howard McFarland Expand
David Jardine Expand
2th May 2010.  Balmoral Show at The Kings Hall, Belfast. 4 Year Old Chloe McKibbin from Coleraine with the Ulser Bank cash cow Expand
General view of the Balmoral Show on the opening day.  2010 Expand
Balmoral Show on the opening day.  2010.  Nigel Dunlop from Hillsborough with his son Isaac Expand
A very rare animal of an altogether different kind will be on display at this year's Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank. A valuable new Brit Art style bovine sculpture made from thousands of highly polished coins of various denominations was be unveiled to visitors at the RUAS showgrounds this morning Expand
Tommy McKean from Killaloo near L-Derry pictured with one of his North Country Cheviot. Expand
The first day of the Balmoral Show which took place in the Kings Hall, Belfast.  Noel Regan with his horse Shey Expand
The first day of the Balmoral Show which took place in the Kings Hall, Belfast.  Janice Neil pictured with horses Bernie and Alfie Expand
The first day of the Balmoral Show which took place in the Kings Hall, Belfast.  Police presence at the show as they prepare for the arrival of Prince Charles Expand
Jane Bradbury with her horse Bloomfield Ackzo Expand
The Balmoral Show on the opening day. May 2010 Expand
Preparations underway at the Balmoral Show as people get ready for 3 days of showjumping and cattle showing Expand
Preparations underway at the Balmoral Show as people get ready for 3 days of showjumping and cattle showing Expand
Preparations underway at the Balmoral Show as people get ready for 3 days of showjumping and cattle showing Expand
Preparations underway at the Balmoral Show as people get ready for 3 days of showjumping and cattle showing Expand
Preparations underway at the Balmoral Show as people get ready for 3 days of showjumping and cattle showing Expand
Elaine Hunter, Ballymoney, with her Polled Dorset sheep at Balmoral Show Expand
Agriculture Minister Michelle Gildernew and EU Agriculture Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel take shelter during a shower of rain with UFU President Graham Furey at Balmoral Show Expand
Sammy Wilson, proved to be dairy good when he tried his hand at milking Daisy the Dale Farm Cow at the Balmoral Show Expand
Nadia Moore and Rebecca Wallace from Annalong with puppies in the childrens farm at the Balmoral show Expand
Colin and Raymond Todd from Lisburn with his Blonde Junior Champion at the Balmoral show Expand
A belgian Blue Bull gets a welcome shower after a hard day at the Balmoral show Expand
Uncle Hugo entertains the crowds at the Balmoral show Expand
Moycraig Young Farmers battle through the rain in the YFC Tog O War competition Expand

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Katie Larmour pictured with George the Horse as she was at the Balmoral Show for Ladies Day

Katie Larmour pictured with George the Horse as she was at the Balmoral Show for Ladies Day

Winner of the Best Dressed Competition on Ladies Day, Nicole Caldwell aged 18 from Banbridge

Winner of the Best Dressed Competition on Ladies Day, Nicole Caldwell aged 18 from Banbridge

Danielle Hammond aged 20 from Ballynahinch who entered the Best Dressed Competition

Danielle Hammond aged 20 from Ballynahinch who entered the Best Dressed Competition

Jayne Higgins aged 19 from Magherafelt who was the Runner-up in the Best Dressed Competition

Jayne Higgins aged 19 from Magherafelt who was the Runner-up in the Best Dressed Competition

Sarah and Hannah McQueen from Loughgal pictured at the third day of the Ulster Bank Balmoral Show

Sarah and Hannah McQueen from Loughgal pictured at the third day of the Ulster Bank Balmoral Show

County Winners - Pictured with their entry in the community cow parade on the third day of the Balmoral Show in partnership with the Ulster Bank are pupils from Recarson primary school along with teacher Lisa O'Kane (left) and Principal Rita Fox (right). Also pictured is Karen McAleese from Ulster Bank.

County Winners - Pictured with their entry in the community cow parade on the third day of the Balmoral Show in partnership with the Ulster Bank are pupils from Recarson primary school along with teacher Lisa O'Kane (left) and Principal Rita Fox (right). Also pictured is Karen McAleese from Ulster Bank.

Alexander, Elloitt, Taylor and Harison Smith pictured at the third day of the Ulster Bank Balmoral Show with Ulster Bank's Henri Hippo

Alexander, Elloitt, Taylor and Harison Smith pictured at the third day of the Ulster Bank Balmoral Show with Ulster Bank's Henri Hippo

Pupils from Ballytober Primary School Jack Elliott, Robert Anderson, Ryan Ramage, Dainel Steele and Scott Nelison pictured at the third day of the Ulster Bank Balmoral Show

Pupils from Ballytober Primary School Jack Elliott, Robert Anderson, Ryan Ramage, Dainel Steele and Scott Nelison pictured at the third day of the Ulster Bank Balmoral Show

Pupils from Ballytober Primary School Bushmills attended the Balmoral Show

Pupils from Ballytober Primary School Bushmills attended the Balmoral Show

The Third day of the Balmoral Show 2011

The Third day of the Balmoral Show 2011

The Third day of the Balmoral Show 2011

The Third day of the Balmoral Show 2011

The Third day of the Balmoral Show 2011

The Third day of the Balmoral Show 2011

The Third day of the Balmoral Show 2011

The Third day of the Balmoral Show 2011

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Nicola McKee pictured with her horse Darcy (Ballyalt Star) on the seconds day of the Balmoral Show

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Balmoral Show  - 2011 Day 2

Balmoral Show - 2011 Day 2

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The second day of the Balmoral Show

The second day of the Balmoral Show

Christopher Gordan from Garvagh pictured at the Balmoral Show

Christopher Gordan from Garvagh pictured at the Balmoral Show

David and Ben Matthews from Donacloney along with Lee Richardson and Lee Close from Banbridge pictured at the Balmoral Show

David and Ben Matthews from Donacloney along with Lee Richardson and Lee Close from Banbridge pictured at the Balmoral Show

Stephen, Ruth and David Hughes from Armagh pictured at the Balmoral Show

Stephen, Ruth and David Hughes from Armagh pictured at the Balmoral Show

Racheal, Jack, 15months and John Burrows from Dungannon pictured at the Balmoral Show

Racheal, Jack, 15months and John Burrows from Dungannon pictured at the Balmoral Show

Anne-Marie McClellend along with her Son Nathan Houson, 4 from Newtownabbey pictured at the Balmoral Show

Anne-Marie McClellend along with her Son Nathan Houson, 4 from Newtownabbey pictured at the Balmoral Show

Fiona and Samuel Hill along with Robyn Crawford and Thomas Boyd from Larne pictured at the Balmoral Show

Fiona and Samuel Hill along with Robyn Crawford and Thomas Boyd from Larne pictured at the Balmoral Show

County Winners - Primary 7 pupils along with teacher Roberta Chapman (right) and classroom assistant Kathryn Murdock from Markethill Primary school are pictured with their entry,  in the Community Cow Parade

County Winners - Primary 7 pupils along with teacher Roberta Chapman (right) and classroom assistant Kathryn Murdock from Markethill Primary school are pictured with their entry, in the Community Cow Parade

County Winners - Primary 7 pupils (L-R) Artist Emma Dougan, Demi-Lee Worton and Jessica McSorley from Markethill Primary school are pictured with their entry,  in the Community Cow Parade

County Winners - Primary 7 pupils (L-R) Artist Emma Dougan, Demi-Lee Worton and Jessica McSorley from Markethill Primary school are pictured with their entry, in the Community Cow Parade

Neil Cherry, Chris Burns, Matthew Bickerstaff and James Curry from Banbridge along with David Andrews on day two of the Balmoral Show

Neil Cherry, Chris Burns, Matthew Bickerstaff and James Curry from Banbridge along with David Andrews on day two of the Balmoral Show

Day two of the Balmoral Show

Day two of the Balmoral Show

Joy Slattery with Slattery Grace from Co Meath on day 2 of the Balmoral show

Joy Slattery with Slattery Grace from Co Meath on day 2 of the Balmoral show

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Patrica Harris along with kids Emily and Christopher from Killinchy pictured at the Balmoral Show

Patrica Harris along with kids Emily and Christopher from Killinchy pictured at the Balmoral Show

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Jane Bradbury with Bloomfield Barack Champion in the Ladies Astride in the Working Hunters class  at the Balmoral Show.

Jane Bradbury with Bloomfield Barack Champion in the Ladies Astride in the Working Hunters class at the Balmoral Show.

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Daniel McBride , aged 6, from Keady on the Valtra Tractors stand at the Balmoral Show

Daniel McBride , aged 6, from Keady on the Valtra Tractors stand at the Balmoral Show

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Duke McCartney , Steward at the Horse Ring at Balmoral Show on day 2 of the Balmoral Show

Duke McCartney , Steward at the Horse Ring at Balmoral Show on day 2 of the Balmoral Show

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Orla McGlynn aged 18 from Inch Island in Co. Donegal who was competing in the Riding Horse Class on day 2 of the Balmoral Show

Orla McGlynn aged 18 from Inch Island in Co. Donegal who was competing in the Riding Horse Class on day 2 of the Balmoral Show

Medieval Jousting between knights entertaining the crowds at the Balmoral Show

Medieval Jousting between knights entertaining the crowds at the Balmoral Show

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Sheep dog and duck display on the Cattle Lawn at the Balmoral Show

Sheep dog and duck display on the Cattle Lawn at the Balmoral Show

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Ulster Rugby captain Rory Best showing prize winning cattle during the Beef Cattle Parade on the Cattle Lawn at the Balmoral Show

Ulster Rugby captain Rory Best showing prize winning cattle during the Beef Cattle Parade on the Cattle Lawn at the Balmoral Show

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Paul Barker Great Britain riding Temple Ryefield winner of the Ryedale Clothing International Spectacular at the Balmoral Show

Paul Barker Great Britain riding Temple Ryefield winner of the Ryedale Clothing International Spectacular at the Balmoral Show

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William Smith with the overall beef champion Oldcastle  from Millbrook , Meath

William Smith with the overall beef champion Oldcastle from Millbrook , Meath

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Paul Barker Great Britain riding Temple Ryefield winner of the Ryedale Clothing International Spectacular at the Balmoral Show

Paul Barker Great Britain riding Temple Ryefield winner of the Ryedale Clothing International Spectacular at the Balmoral Show

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Sophia Bingham aged 2 and Jessica Mellett , aged 2 enjoying the Balmoral Show

Sophia Bingham aged 2 and Jessica Mellett , aged 2 enjoying the Balmoral Show

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Triasan Seager, aged 8 from Hart Memorial Primary School Portadown  dwarfed by a wheel of a CAT Wheel Loader at the Balmoral Show

Triasan Seager, aged 8 from Hart Memorial Primary School Portadown dwarfed by a wheel of a CAT Wheel Loader at the Balmoral Show

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Left to right, Naomh McAlister (8) from Aghadowey, Katrina Killen (11) from Crossgar, Shauna Killen (12) from Crossgar, and Kate Bell (11) from Crossgar, help get the winning cow in the Ulster Bank Community Cow Parade Competition ready to be shown at the major event, following a Northern Ireland-wide competition open to schools. The winning cow was designed by Ballytober Primary School, Bushmills.

Left to right, Naomh McAlister (8) from Aghadowey, Katrina Killen (11) from Crossgar, Shauna Killen (12) from Crossgar, and Kate Bell (11) from Crossgar, help get the winning cow in the Ulster Bank Community Cow Parade Competition ready to be shown at the major event, following a Northern Ireland-wide competition open to schools. The winning cow was designed by Ballytober Primary School, Bushmills.

Naomh McAlister (8) from Aghadowey, helps get the winning cow in the Ulster Bank Community Cow Parade Competition

Naomh McAlister (8) from Aghadowey, helps get the winning cow in the Ulster Bank Community Cow Parade Competition

Deputy First Minister is greeted by RUAS President Robin Morrow (right) and Chief Executive Colin McDonald (Left) at the Balmoral Show yesterday. Mr McGuinness was guest speaker at the Show's annual breakfast.

Deputy First Minister is greeted by RUAS President Robin Morrow (right) and Chief Executive Colin McDonald (Left) at the Balmoral Show yesterday. Mr McGuinness was guest speaker at the Show's annual breakfast.

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Caroline Cole from Carryduff  walking her Oxford Down sheep she will be showing at the Balmoral Show.

Caroline Cole from Carryduff walking her Oxford Down sheep she will be showing at the Balmoral Show.

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Sam Mattchet, aged 11 preparing Chubby a Charolais cross to show at the Balmoral Show.

Sam Mattchet, aged 11 preparing Chubby a Charolais cross to show at the Balmoral Show.

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Lily (left, aged 5) and Mollie McDowell aged 8 from Co Louth  holding a chick onthe Rare Breeds Survival Trust Stand at the Balmoral Show.

Lily (left, aged 5) and Mollie McDowell aged 8 from Co Louth holding a chick onthe Rare Breeds Survival Trust Stand at the Balmoral Show.

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Shephard ... Nathan Tumelty, aged 8 from Downpatrick on 2nd day of the Balmoral Show

Shephard ... Nathan Tumelty, aged 8 from Downpatrick on 2nd day of the Balmoral Show

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Louis Adamson, aged 8 from Cloughy  the youngest winner  of the Show overall champion with his Quail Belgium Barbu D'Anvers also won the Best Bantams Heavy class at the Balmoral Show.

Louis Adamson, aged 8 from Cloughy the youngest winner of the Show overall champion with his Quail Belgium Barbu D'Anvers also won the Best Bantams Heavy class at the Balmoral Show.

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Thomas Cole from Carryduff, Co Down visiting the goats at the Balmoral Show

Thomas Cole from Carryduff, Co Down visiting the goats at the Balmoral Show

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The Stilt Entertainers preparing to walk around the show on the 2nd day of the Balmoral Show

The Stilt Entertainers preparing to walk around the show on the 2nd day of the Balmoral Show

Matthew Lynch enjoying a pipe while he watches on during the 2nd day of the Balmoral Show

Matthew Lynch enjoying a pipe while he watches on during the 2nd day of the Balmoral Show

Alwyn Crothers pictured on her horse Amber during the Carriage class on the 2nd day of the Balmoral Show

Alwyn Crothers pictured on her horse Amber during the Carriage class on the 2nd day of the Balmoral Show

The Carriage Class taking place in the ring at the 2nd day of the Balmoral Show

The Carriage Class taking place in the ring at the 2nd day of the Balmoral Show

Nathan Tumelty aged 8 from Downpatrick pictured with a Rouge Ram Lamb at the 2nd day of the Balmoral Show

Nathan Tumelty aged 8 from Downpatrick pictured with a Rouge Ram Lamb at the 2nd day of the Balmoral Show

One of the sheep owners showing another man how to grab the sheep at the 2nd day of the Balmoral Show

One of the sheep owners showing another man how to grab the sheep at the 2nd day of the Balmoral Show

Norman Tait from Ballygowan at 2nd day of the Balmoral Show 2011

Norman Tait from Ballygowan at 2nd day of the Balmoral Show 2011

2 of the judges relax before they have to go judge one of the contests

2 of the judges relax before they have to go judge one of the contests

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank pictured Richard and Reuben McWhinney and Johnath and Mia Burney from Ards.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank pictured Richard and Reuben McWhinney and Johnath and Mia Burney from Ards.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank pictured Mervyn Rowe and Bernard Kewon from Belleek along with Finton Kewon.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank pictured Mervyn Rowe and Bernard Kewon from Belleek along with Finton Kewon.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank pictured Chloe Carter, Zoe Latus, Chloe Connolly and Clare McBurney.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank pictured Chloe Carter, Zoe Latus, Chloe Connolly and Clare McBurney.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank pictured at the show are Lucy McElroy, Steph Lilburn and Rachael Annett.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank pictured at the show are Lucy McElroy, Steph Lilburn and Rachael Annett.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY The Cossack  Equestrian Stunt Team  preform at the Balmoral Show ..  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY The Cossack Equestrian Stunt Team preform at the Balmoral Show .. Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY The Cossack  Equestrian Stunt Team  preform at the Balmoral Show ..  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY The Cossack Equestrian Stunt Team preform at the Balmoral Show .. Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY The Cossack  Equestrian Stunt Team  preform at the Balmoral Show ..  Camilla   Naprous entertains the crowd  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY The Cossack Equestrian Stunt Team preform at the Balmoral Show .. Camilla Naprous entertains the crowd Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY The Cossack  Equestrian Stunt Team  preform at the Balmoral Show .. Gerald Naprous entertains the crowd  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY The Cossack Equestrian Stunt Team preform at the Balmoral Show .. Gerald Naprous entertains the crowd Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Emily Rose McIvor  at the show . Gerald Naprous entertains the crowd  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY Emily Rose McIvor at the show . Gerald Naprous entertains the crowd Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Pig Display  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY Pig Display Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Pig Display COmmentor Mr Von Byrnes.  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY Pig Display COmmentor Mr Von Byrnes. Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY The Cossack  Equestrian Stunt Team  preform at the Balmoral Show .. Camilla Naprous Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY The Cossack Equestrian Stunt Team preform at the Balmoral Show .. Camilla Naprous Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY The Cossack  Equestrian Stunt Team  preform at the Balmoral Show .. Camilla Naprous Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY The Cossack Equestrian Stunt Team preform at the Balmoral Show .. Camilla Naprous Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY The Cossack  Equestrian Stunt Team  preform at the Balmoral Show .. Camilla Naprous Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY The Cossack Equestrian Stunt Team preform at the Balmoral Show .. Camilla Naprous Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY The Cossack  Equestrian Stunt Team  preform at the Balmoral Show .. Camilla Naprous Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY The Cossack Equestrian Stunt Team preform at the Balmoral Show .. Camilla Naprous Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank pictured is Sarah Lawson (3) from Belfast with a model cow designed by local school children which won a NI-wide competition organised by Ulster Bank, principal sponsor of the Balmoral Show.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

Presseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th May 2011. Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comFirst day of the Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank pictured is Sarah Lawson (3) from Belfast with a model cow designed by local school children which won a NI-wide competition organised by Ulster Bank, principal sponsor of the Balmoral Show.The Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank is IrelandÕs largest agricultural and food show that entertains the whole family. The 143rd show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY tree watcher..  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY tree watcher.. Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY young man at the show .  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY young man at the show . Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY an old biddy on a scooter  makes her way around BAlmoral ..  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY an old biddy on a scooter makes her way around BAlmoral .. Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY an old biddy on a scooter  makes her way around BAlmoral ..  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY an old biddy on a scooter makes her way around BAlmoral .. Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Eva Young from Castlederg.  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY Eva Young from Castlederg. Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY the SHow must go on Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY the SHow must go on Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Julie Anna Liddia Mullholland and Aimee Stewart  keeping out of the rain .  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY Julie Anna Liddia Mullholland and Aimee Stewart keeping out of the rain . Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY  Aimee Stewart  keeping out of the rain .  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY Aimee Stewart keeping out of the rain . Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Josiah McDowell  from Belfast   splashing around.  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY Josiah McDowell from Belfast splashing around. Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Josiah McDowell  from Belfast   splashing around.  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY Josiah McDowell from Belfast splashing around. Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY The Cossack  Equestrian Stunt Team  preform at the Balmoral Show ..  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY The Cossack Equestrian Stunt Team preform at the Balmoral Show .. Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY The Cossack  Equestrian Stunt Team  preform at the Balmoral Show .. Camilla Naprous entertains the crowd.  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY The Cossack Equestrian Stunt Team preform at the Balmoral Show .. Camilla Naprous entertains the crowd. Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

PressEye.com - 11th May 2011Balmoral show sees the first of this shows rain showers. Stephen Hamilton Presseye.com

PressEye.com - 11th May 2011Balmoral show sees the first of this shows rain showers. Stephen Hamilton Presseye.com

PressEye.com - 11th May 2011Balmoral show sees the first of this shows rain showers. Stephen Hamilton Presseye.com

PressEye.com - 11th May 2011Balmoral show sees the first of this shows rain showers. Stephen Hamilton Presseye.com

PressEye.com - 11th May 2011Balmoral show sees the first of this shows rain showers. Stephen Hamilton Presseye.com

PressEye.com - 11th May 2011Balmoral show sees the first of this shows rain showers. Stephen Hamilton Presseye.com

PressEye.com - 11th May 2011Balmoral show sees the first of this shows rain showers.A family take cover under a forty foot trailer. Stephen Hamilton Presseye.com

PressEye.com - 11th May 2011Balmoral show sees the first of this shows rain showers.A family take cover under a forty foot trailer. Stephen Hamilton Presseye.com

PressEye.com - 11th May 2011Balmoral show sees the first of this shows rain showers.Lucy McElroy,Steph Lilburn and Rachel Annett get soaked in the afternoon showers. Stephen Hamilton Presseye.com

PressEye.com - 11th May 2011Balmoral show sees the first of this shows rain showers.Lucy McElroy,Steph Lilburn and Rachel Annett get soaked in the afternoon showers. Stephen Hamilton Presseye.com

PressEye.com - 11th May 2011Balmoral show sees the first of this shows rain showers. Stephen Hamilton Presseye.com

PressEye.com - 11th May 2011Balmoral show sees the first of this shows rain showers. Stephen Hamilton Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Step Eagle at the show ..  with John Carmichael of NI school of Falconry  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY Step Eagle at the show .. with John Carmichael of NI school of Falconry Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAYHanna Brownlee from Portadown  strokes a  Barn Owl .from the  NI school of Falconry  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAYHanna Brownlee from Portadown strokes a Barn Owl .from the NI school of Falconry Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Young farmer minds the cattle  in the beef shed Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY Young farmer minds the cattle in the beef shed Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Young farmers  Jennifer  and Hanna Gordon groom themselves while minding livestock.  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY Young farmers Jennifer and Hanna Gordon groom themselves while minding livestock. Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Family day out ..  Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY Family day out .. Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

 ©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May   2011  Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011   WEDNESDAY Watchers watching Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

©Mark Pearce/Presseye.com- 11th May 2011 Press Eye Ltd- Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Presseye.comBALMORAL SHOW 2011 WEDNESDAY Watchers watching Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce / Presseye.com

Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

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Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

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Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

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Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

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Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

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Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

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Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

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Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

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Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

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Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

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11.05.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDTHE FIRST DAY OF THE BALMORAL SHOW KICKS OFF TODAY IN THE KINGS HALL, BELFAST

11.05.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDTHE FIRST DAY OF THE BALMORAL SHOW KICKS OFF TODAY IN THE KINGS HALL, BELFAST

Phillip Lazenby from County Wexford takes a break as the show got underway today. Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1.

Phillip Lazenby from County Wexford takes a break as the show got underway today. Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1.

Ciara Griffith pictured with her horse Charlie. Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

Ciara Griffith pictured with her horse Charlie. Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

Showjumpers practicing in the arena at the start of the show. Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

Showjumpers practicing in the arena at the start of the show. Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

Showjumpers practicing as Judy Pearson from Tipperary watches while keeping herself dry between the showers. Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

Showjumpers practicing as Judy Pearson from Tipperary watches while keeping herself dry between the showers. Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

Grainne McKenna's horse, Lucillius being washed by Worsel. Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

Grainne McKenna's horse, Lucillius being washed by Worsel. Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

A visitor to the show looks at the goats. Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

A visitor to the show looks at the goats. Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

Nicola Davis from Hillsborough saddles up in preparation for the P&amp;O Ferries International Two Phase Show Jumping competition taking place on Wednesday 11th May 2011 as part of the Balmoral Show.

Nicola Davis from Hillsborough saddles up in preparation for the P&O Ferries International Two Phase Show Jumping competition taking place on Wednesday 11th May 2011 as part of the Balmoral Show.

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With thousands of visitors expected at this years Balmoral Show, 11-13 May 2011, Translinks Vicky Lowey and Border Collie Ben get ready for Ireland's largest agricultural and food show and encourage people to use frequent Metro and NI Railways services for a hassle-free journey to the Kings Hall Complex.

With thousands of visitors expected at this years Balmoral Show, 11-13 May 2011, Translinks Vicky Lowey and Border Collie Ben get ready for Ireland's largest agricultural and food show and encourage people to use frequent Metro and NI Railways services for a hassle-free journey to the Kings Hall Complex.

Lets be friends! Owen McKee tries to make friends with a bunny rabbit from Streamvale Farm. Just one of the many animals that can be seen in the Children's Farm at this year's Balmoral Show. The Show takes place on the 11th-14th May 2011.

Lets be friends! Owen McKee tries to make friends with a bunny rabbit from Streamvale Farm. Just one of the many animals that can be seen in the Children's Farm at this year's Balmoral Show. The Show takes place on the 11th-14th May 2011.

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Gordon Leeson washing cows for the Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

Gordon Leeson washing cows for the Balmoral Show 2011, Day 1

&lt;b&gt;FLASHBACK TO BALMORAL SHOW 2010.&lt;/b&gt;   James Phillips aged 8 pictured on his horse Anna

<b>FLASHBACK TO BALMORAL SHOW 2010.</b> James Phillips aged 8 pictured on his horse Anna

Third and final day of the Ulster Bank Balmoral Show at the Kings Hall in south Belfast.  A dog exhibition pictured during the show

Third and final day of the Ulster Bank Balmoral Show at the Kings Hall in south Belfast. A dog exhibition pictured during the show

Third and final day of the Ulster Bank Balmoral Show at the Kings Hall in south Belfast.  Twelve-year-olds Orlaigh Watterson (left) and Ruth Leader from Dundrod with their Jersey cow - Hockley Delila

Third and final day of the Ulster Bank Balmoral Show at the Kings Hall in south Belfast. Twelve-year-olds Orlaigh Watterson (left) and Ruth Leader from Dundrod with their Jersey cow - Hockley Delila

Hannah Lilburn, who was awarded Best Dressed at the Balmoral Show

Hannah Lilburn, who was awarded Best Dressed at the Balmoral Show

Balmoral Show 2010.  A Llama yawns as it wakes up in the children's petting area

Balmoral Show 2010. A Llama yawns as it wakes up in the children's petting area

A Mangelitsa pig pictured at the final day of the Balmoral Show which took place yesterday in the Kings Hall, Belfast

A Mangelitsa pig pictured at the final day of the Balmoral Show which took place yesterday in the Kings Hall, Belfast

Balmoral Show 2010. Billy Rolston who will receive an MBA next month from the Queen for contribution to sport working at the showjumping

Balmoral Show 2010. Billy Rolston who will receive an MBA next month from the Queen for contribution to sport working at the showjumping

The third day of the Balmoral Show which took place yesterday in the Kings Hall, Belfast. Conor Swail from Saintfield riding Peninsula Kheelan in the Grand Prix

The third day of the Balmoral Show which took place yesterday in the Kings Hall, Belfast. Conor Swail from Saintfield riding Peninsula Kheelan in the Grand Prix

The dancing dog display  during the Balmoral Show 2010

The dancing dog display during the Balmoral Show 2010

Performing on the Tesco stand at the Balmoral Show, fiddler Adam with Emma McBride from Ballycastle age 5 and Joan Cary from Belfas

Performing on the Tesco stand at the Balmoral Show, fiddler Adam with Emma McBride from Ballycastle age 5 and Joan Cary from Belfas

Stephanie Farren from Ballyclare cleans her Ayrshire before the show. May 2010

Stephanie Farren from Ballyclare cleans her Ayrshire before the show. May 2010

David Scally with Starboard at the Balmoral Show. May 2010

David Scally with Starboard at the Balmoral Show. May 2010

Balmoral Show 2010

Balmoral Show 2010

Balmoral Show.  Roy Graham who is the Chief Sheep Supervisor

Balmoral Show. Roy Graham who is the Chief Sheep Supervisor

Minister Michelle Gildernew MP MLA was speaking at the Balmoral Show  which was attended by President Mary McAleese

Minister Michelle Gildernew MP MLA was speaking at the Balmoral Show which was attended by President Mary McAleese

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Balmoral Show. May 2010.

Balmoral Show. May 2010.

Mihall McCrea enjoys an ice cream at the Balmoral Show. May 2010

Mihall McCrea enjoys an ice cream at the Balmoral Show. May 2010

The first day of the Balmoral Show. Ellie McGill and Amy Morrow aged 8 petting a pony

The first day of the Balmoral Show. Ellie McGill and Amy Morrow aged 8 petting a pony

Alan Lewis - Photopress Belfast    12/5/2010Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin KernoghanSecurity on High Alert as The Prince of Wales enjoying the 'CRAIC' at The Balmoral Show at the King's Hall in Belfast today - The Prince arrived in Northern Ireland on a royal visit. Prince Charles travelled to the Royal Ulster Agricultural Show (RUAS) at the King's Hall complex, south Belfast.He was greeted by a number of dignitaries including the city's Lord Mayor Naomi Long and Dame Mary Peters DBE who is Lord Lieutenant of Belfast.He also met Dr Malcolm McKibbin, Permanent Secretary, DARD, Robin Morrow, John Bamber and Colin McDonald from the RUAS.At the show, he will tour and meet livestock exhibitors, judges and stewards.In the Garden Village at the complex, he will also have the opportunity to view the flower arranging, bee keeping and Young Farmers Club (YFC) exhibits.He is also due to present prizes to breed champions in the course of the afternoon.

Alan Lewis - Photopress Belfast 12/5/2010Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin KernoghanSecurity on High Alert as The Prince of Wales enjoying the 'CRAIC' at The Balmoral Show at the King's Hall in Belfast today - The Prince arrived in Northern Ireland on a royal visit. Prince Charles travelled to the Royal Ulster Agricultural Show (RUAS) at the King's Hall complex, south Belfast.He was greeted by a number of dignitaries including the city's Lord Mayor Naomi Long and Dame Mary Peters DBE who is Lord Lieutenant of Belfast.He also met Dr Malcolm McKibbin, Permanent Secretary, DARD, Robin Morrow, John Bamber and Colin McDonald from the RUAS.At the show, he will tour and meet livestock exhibitors, judges and stewards.In the Garden Village at the complex, he will also have the opportunity to view the flower arranging, bee keeping and Young Farmers Club (YFC) exhibits.He is also due to present prizes to breed champions in the course of the afternoon.

Balmoral Show May 2010

Balmoral Show May 2010

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12th May 2010  Balmoral Show - Kirree and Cesar Kermode from Isle of Man

12th May 2010 Balmoral Show - Kirree and Cesar Kermode from Isle of Man

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Sharon and Ruby Burgess from Comber

Sharon and Ruby Burgess from Comber

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Eva, Killean, Maeve, and Luke O'Hare from Belfast

Eva, Killean, Maeve, and Luke O'Hare from Belfast

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Balmoral Show 2010

Balmoral Show 2010

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Newly Elected MP for North Antrim Ian Paisley Junior meeting HRH Prince Charles at Balmoral Show.

Newly Elected MP for North Antrim Ian Paisley Junior meeting HRH Prince Charles at Balmoral Show.

JOHN HARRISON

The Prince of Wales  at the Balmoral Show. May 2010

The Prince of Wales at the Balmoral Show. May 2010

JUSTIN KERNOGHAN

Extreme Motocross riders perform tricks in the Grandstand at the Balmoral Show

Extreme Motocross riders perform tricks in the Grandstand at the Balmoral Show

Extreme Motocross riders perform tricks in the Grandstand

Extreme Motocross riders perform tricks in the Grandstand

Showjumping at the Balmoral Show. Cruisings Micky Finn ridden by Olive Clarke

Showjumping at the Balmoral Show. Cruisings Micky Finn ridden by Olive Clarke

Thousands visited day one of the Balmoral Show 2010

Thousands visited day one of the Balmoral Show 2010

JUSTIN KERNOGHAN

JUSTIN KERNOGHAN

Team Extreme: New shows aimed at the younger generation at the Balmoral Show

Team Extreme: New shows aimed at the younger generation at the Balmoral Show

Lois Lyttle pictured with a baby chick

Lois Lyttle pictured with a baby chick

Showjumping at the Balmoral Show. Back in Business ridden by Mennell Watson

Showjumping at the Balmoral Show. Back in Business ridden by Mennell Watson

JUSTIN KERNOGHAN

A man grooming his sheep at the Balmoral Show

A man grooming his sheep at the Balmoral Show

JUSTIN KERNOGHAN

Extreme motocross riders perform tricks in the Grandstand during the first day of the Balmoral Show

Extreme motocross riders perform tricks in the Grandstand during the first day of the Balmoral Show

Janice Neil pictured with horses Bernie and Alfie

Janice Neil pictured with horses Bernie and Alfie

Kirree and Cesar Kermode from Isle of Man. Day One of The Ulster Bank Balmoral Show

Kirree and Cesar Kermode from Isle of Man. Day One of The Ulster Bank Balmoral Show

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Sharon and Ruby Burgess from Comber. Day One of The Ulster Bank Balmoral Show

Sharon and Ruby Burgess from Comber. Day One of The Ulster Bank Balmoral Show

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tEva, Killean, Maeve, and Luke O'Hare . Day One of The Ulster Bank Balmoral Show

tEva, Killean, Maeve, and Luke O'Hare . Day One of The Ulster Bank Balmoral Show

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Prince Charles during day one of The Ulster Bank Balmoral Show

Prince Charles during day one of The Ulster Bank Balmoral Show

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Prince Charles enjoys an ice cream

Prince Charles enjoys an ice cream

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Day one of The Ulster Bank Balmoral Show. Henry Elvin, of Balmoral Show principal Sponsor Ulster Bank welcomed Ian Paisley Junior to the bank stand at the show. The Ulster Bank Charity Cash Cow  is raising funds for Rural Support. All of the coins making up the 'artwork' will be donated to the charity after the show

Day one of The Ulster Bank Balmoral Show. Henry Elvin, of Balmoral Show principal Sponsor Ulster Bank welcomed Ian Paisley Junior to the bank stand at the show. The Ulster Bank Charity Cash Cow is raising funds for Rural Support. All of the coins making up the 'artwork' will be donated to the charity after the show

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Chloe McKibbin, 4, from Coleraine

Chloe McKibbin, 4, from Coleraine

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Prince Charles at the Balmoral Show. May 2010

Prince Charles at the Balmoral Show. May 2010

Prince Charles at the Balmoral Show. May 2010

Prince Charles at the Balmoral Show. May 2010

Prince Charles at the Balmoral Show. May 2010

Prince Charles at the Balmoral Show. May 2010

The Balmoral Show on the opening day. May 2010 .A showman with his Hereford cow.

The Balmoral Show on the opening day. May 2010 .A showman with his Hereford cow.

12.05.10.  The first day of the Balmoral Show which took place in the Kings Hall, Belfast.  Adam McKinley aged 3 looking at the chicks

12.05.10. The first day of the Balmoral Show which took place in the Kings Hall, Belfast. Adam McKinley aged 3 looking at the chicks

12.05.10.  The first day of the Balmoral Show which took place in the Kings Hall, Belfast. Thomas Cole holding a rare Leicster Long Wool lamb

12.05.10. The first day of the Balmoral Show which took place in the Kings Hall, Belfast. Thomas Cole holding a rare Leicster Long Wool lamb

12th May 2010. Day One of The Ulster Bank Balmoral Show at The Kings Hall, Belfast. Alfie Murray with his Beltex Sheep

12th May 2010. Day One of The Ulster Bank Balmoral Show at The Kings Hall, Belfast. Alfie Murray with his Beltex Sheep

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Graham and Howard McFarland

Graham and Howard McFarland

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David Jardine

David Jardine

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2th May 2010.  Balmoral Show at The Kings Hall, Belfast. 4 Year Old Chloe McKibbin from Coleraine with the Ulser Bank cash cow

2th May 2010. Balmoral Show at The Kings Hall, Belfast. 4 Year Old Chloe McKibbin from Coleraine with the Ulser Bank cash cow

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General view of the Balmoral Show on the opening day.  2010

General view of the Balmoral Show on the opening day. 2010

Balmoral Show on the opening day.  2010.  Nigel Dunlop from Hillsborough with his son Isaac

Balmoral Show on the opening day. 2010. Nigel Dunlop from Hillsborough with his son Isaac

A very rare animal of an altogether different kind will be on display at this year's Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank. A valuable new Brit Art style bovine sculpture made from thousands of highly polished coins of various denominations was be unveiled to visitors at the RUAS showgrounds this morning

A very rare animal of an altogether different kind will be on display at this year's Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank. A valuable new Brit Art style bovine sculpture made from thousands of highly polished coins of various denominations was be unveiled to visitors at the RUAS showgrounds this morning

Tommy McKean from Killaloo near L-Derry pictured with one of his North Country Cheviot.

Tommy McKean from Killaloo near L-Derry pictured with one of his North Country Cheviot.

The first day of the Balmoral Show which took place in the Kings Hall, Belfast.  Noel Regan with his horse Shey

The first day of the Balmoral Show which took place in the Kings Hall, Belfast. Noel Regan with his horse Shey

The first day of the Balmoral Show which took place in the Kings Hall, Belfast.  Janice Neil pictured with horses Bernie and Alfie

The first day of the Balmoral Show which took place in the Kings Hall, Belfast. Janice Neil pictured with horses Bernie and Alfie

The first day of the Balmoral Show which took place in the Kings Hall, Belfast.  Police presence at the show as they prepare for the arrival of Prince Charles

The first day of the Balmoral Show which took place in the Kings Hall, Belfast. Police presence at the show as they prepare for the arrival of Prince Charles

Jane Bradbury with her horse Bloomfield Ackzo

Jane Bradbury with her horse Bloomfield Ackzo

The Balmoral Show on the opening day. May 2010

The Balmoral Show on the opening day. May 2010

Preparations underway at the Balmoral Show as people get ready for 3 days of showjumping and cattle showing

Preparations underway at the Balmoral Show as people get ready for 3 days of showjumping and cattle showing

Preparations underway at the Balmoral Show as people get ready for 3 days of showjumping and cattle showing

Preparations underway at the Balmoral Show as people get ready for 3 days of showjumping and cattle showing

Preparations underway at the Balmoral Show as people get ready for 3 days of showjumping and cattle showing

Preparations underway at the Balmoral Show as people get ready for 3 days of showjumping and cattle showing

Preparations underway at the Balmoral Show as people get ready for 3 days of showjumping and cattle showing

Preparations underway at the Balmoral Show as people get ready for 3 days of showjumping and cattle showing

Preparations underway at the Balmoral Show as people get ready for 3 days of showjumping and cattle showing

Preparations underway at the Balmoral Show as people get ready for 3 days of showjumping and cattle showing

Elaine Hunter, Ballymoney, with her Polled Dorset sheep at Balmoral Show

Elaine Hunter, Ballymoney, with her Polled Dorset sheep at Balmoral Show

Agriculture Minister Michelle Gildernew and EU Agriculture Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel take shelter during a shower of rain with UFU President Graham Furey at Balmoral Show

Agriculture Minister Michelle Gildernew and EU Agriculture Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel take shelter during a shower of rain with UFU President Graham Furey at Balmoral Show

Sammy Wilson, proved to be dairy good when he tried his hand at milking Daisy the Dale Farm Cow at the Balmoral Show

Sammy Wilson, proved to be dairy good when he tried his hand at milking Daisy the Dale Farm Cow at the Balmoral Show

Nadia Moore and Rebecca Wallace from Annalong with puppies in the childrens farm at the Balmoral show

Nadia Moore and Rebecca Wallace from Annalong with puppies in the childrens farm at the Balmoral show

Colin and Raymond Todd from Lisburn with his Blonde Junior Champion at the Balmoral show

Colin and Raymond Todd from Lisburn with his Blonde Junior Champion at the Balmoral show

A belgian Blue Bull gets a welcome shower after a hard day at the Balmoral show

A belgian Blue Bull gets a welcome shower after a hard day at the Balmoral show

Uncle Hugo entertains the crowds at the Balmoral show

Uncle Hugo entertains the crowds at the Balmoral show

Moycraig Young Farmers battle through the rain in the YFC Tog O War competition

Moycraig Young Farmers battle through the rain in the YFC Tog O War competition

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Katie Larmour pictured with George the Horse as she was at the Balmoral Show for Ladies Day

The agri-food industry will help drive the local economy in the years ahead.

Those were the views of Ian Jordan, head of business and commercial banking at Ulster Bank, speaking at the Ulster Bank lunch at the Balmoral Show yesterday.

"It is hard to over-state the importance of the agri-food sector to the local economy, providing direct and indirect employment to over 92,000 people, and generating a large amount of sales outside of Northern Ireland," he said.

"The agri-food sector has been one of the strongest performers in the local economy in recent years and has potential to grow further. The UK trade deficit in food of over £18.4bn, for instance, represents a big opportunity."

In December, the Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association launched a five-step manifesto which it said could help create over 15,000 new agri-food jobs by 2020.

Trevor Lockhart, chief executive of the Fane Valley Group, an employer of over 1,500 staff, said the new Executive had a duty to support the sector.

He said: "The Executive must recognise the role farming and food can play in increasing employment, growing innovation and in driving exports."

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