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Lismore’s first agricultural show for 78 years

LISMORE’S first agricultural show in 78 years was hailed a success on Saturday.

Farmers on the island of Lismore held their last show in 1938 when, depending on who you ask, it was ended by the Second World War or by an argument. ‘There was a fight last time,’ explained Anne Morton, a visitor to the island since childhood. ‘That’s why they stopped it – or that’s the story anyway.’

‘I think it was over clootie dumplings or horses,’ added Mary Walker of Achanduin.

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