The Innishannon Steam & Vintage Rally in aid of The Irish Cancer Society (ICS) and is held each June Bank Holiday Weekend to promote Steam & Vintage and heritage items. It’s a great family day out for young and old with over 1,000 exhibits on 40 acre site .
The exhibits include huge tractors, threshers, unique cars, motorbikes, oil and steam engines as well as experiencing a working forge. There is also a pet’s corner, always popular with children, a cake sale, numerous stands and stalls with art and craft displays, a dog show, sheep dog trials, road rolling. This is a fun-day out for collectors, enthusiasts and visitors alike with car parking and camping facilities set up in the village. Innishannon itself dates back to the sixth century and is surrounded by an ancient woodland and castle ruins.
The Cork Summer Show is on Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th June 2017, from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm each day in Curraheen Showgrounds.
It is one of the largest events of it’s kind in Ireland attracting over 50,000 visitors in 2016. Organised by the Munster Agricultural Society, the Cork Summer Show has been running in one form or another for over 200 years, since 1806.
It is Cork’s oldest and largest agricultural, gardening, food and family event which takes place every June in Curraheen, Cork.