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17/10/2021

Ravensdale man sets Irish sheep shearing record

Ravensdale man sets Irish sheep shearing record

Mark McGeown celebrating his record at Bellurgan Park. PHOTO: Barry Kieran

Ravensdale man Mark McGeown created an Irish sheep shearing Record at yesterday's Louth Agricultural Show when he sheared 514 ewes in 8 hours.

Yesterday's record-setting exploits were part of a fun-filled and well-attended show at Bellurgan Park.

All proceeds from the shearing competition were donated to cystic fibrosis Dundalk.

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