Clondalkin Handcraft & Horticultural Show 2021 is going on-line

Clondalkin Horticulture

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, Clondalkin Handcraft & Horticultural Show (CHHS) are hosting this year’s show online. Pictured are the committee from the event launch back in 2019. For this year they will be removing categories that they will not be able to judge. Entry forms will be available online on their Facebook, Instagram pages or by emailing on clondalkinshow@gmail.com. The group hope the public get involved in this year’s online show.

To enter they will require 2 photographs of the item, 1 photograph of the item on a plain white background and 1 of the entrant holding the item. Both photographs must be clear. The photograph of the item needs to be up close, so the judges can see the item clearly or they will not be able to judge the item.

Email your photographs to clondalkinshow@gmail.com. The Secretary will assign a Unique Show Number (USN) to each person entering the show. The judges will be sent only the photograph of the item. The photograph of the entrant holding the item is to prove they are the creator of the entered item, this photograph will never be seen by anyone except our Secretary and will be deleted after the show. There will be no entry fee for this year’s show. Arrangements will be made collecting or delivery of prizes. Medals and rosettes can be posted to winners.

Entries will be accepted up until the 26th June 2021. Judging will take place for the following week and winner will be announced on 4th July 2021.The committee would like to thank sponsors who have been there right from the start without them and the public getting involved they would not be able to run the show. Best of luck to everyone entering the Clondalkin Handcraft & Horticultural On-line Show 2021.

Local Clondalkin Councillor and committee chairperson Francis Timmons commented ‘’Sadly we can’t meet in person so the only safe option is to have the show online for 2021 , We have had to cut some categories out but there is still loads for people to enter , I look forward and am hopeful that the show will return to Newlands Home and Garden centre and Áras Chrónáin in 2022. This show is an opportunity to showcase all the wonderful skills we have in South Dublin’’    

Sarah Brooks

Sarah Brooks

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