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2021 Mohill Horse Fair cancelled over rising national Covid concerns

Oct 21, 2021 08:10 By Shannonside News
2021 Mohill Horse Fair cancelled over rising national Covid concerns 2021 Mohill Horse Fair cancelled over rising national Covid concerns
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The event is one of the towns biggest each year.

The organisers of the annual horse Fair in Mohill are warning people that the event is not going ahead this weekend.

The fair is one of the oldest such events in Ireland with records dating back to 1620.

It is traditionally held on the streets of the town on the Sunday of the October Bank Holiday weekend and involves a number of crafts associated with horses, as well as the dealing.

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Up to 3,000 people from around the country are attracted to the fair each year, but John Reynolds said that with Covid on the increase again, it's a risk they couldn't afford to take:

 

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