The Clonmel Horse Show and Agricultural Society Ltd. (Clonmel Show) and Tipperary County Council have again joined forces to provide an Agri Business / Agri-Tech Enterprise Development Funding Scheme called Síolta. This is a valuable incentive offered to aspiring individuals or groups to help them further develop and bring to the market new products, ideas or services, which should then benefit the agriculture sector.
Síolta Award 2018
The Clonmel Show celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2015. Since the inaugural show in 1865, it has been showcasing the best of agricultural life and commerce in Tipperary. In keeping with this proud tradition and acknowledging that our national food exports exceeded the €11 billion mark in 2016, Clonmel Show and Tipperary County Council have agreed to jointly fund this innovative start-up scheme. The funding award scheme is branded as Síolta, the Irish for seeds, which captures the essence of this initiative in terms of the starting point for new growth and development in the Farm / Agri sector. The total value of the award is €17,500. The winning proposal will receive €12,500 with an additional award of €5,000 for the best Tipperary based entry.