Show Time in Ballymena

Preparing a Lanark Blackface Shearling Ram for the ring at Ballymena Show: Graham Wallace and his son Mark, from Broughshane.
Preparing a Lanark Blackface Shearling Ram for the ring at Ballymena Show: Graham Wallace and his son Mark, from Broughshane.

Heavy showers of rain may have dampened the grass at Ballymena Show Grounds throughout the day on Saturday but the weather did nothing to detract from the great crowds that turned out for this year’s event.

Held once again at Ballymena Showgrounds, the 2018 Show was the 119th to take place.

Dodging the showers at Ballymena Show 2018: William, Ooonagh and Cathrine Chesney, from Portglenone.

Dodging the showers at Ballymena Show 2018: William, Ooonagh and Cathrine Chesney, from Portglenone.

Here are a few pictures.

Enjoying the sunshine at Ballymena Show 2018: Two year old Evie  from Ballymena, her dad Neil and mum Tori.

Enjoying the sunshine at Ballymena Show 2018: Two year old Evie from Ballymena, her dad Neil and mum Tori.

Eamon McGarry with the Limousin Champion at Ballymena Show, owned by James Alexander, from Randalstown.

Eamon McGarry with the Limousin Champion at Ballymena Show, owned by James Alexander, from Randalstown.

United Feeds' Sam Watson congratulates William McAllister, from Kells, on winning the Sheep Inter-Breed championship at Ballymena Show.

United Feeds' Sam Watson congratulates William McAllister, from Kells, on winning the Sheep Inter-Breed championship at Ballymena Show.