M&S to sponsor Balmoral's prestigious beef cattle classes

Glenavy beef farmer, James Porter is on the countdown to Ireland's largest agricultural event, Balmoral Show, which is set to take place from 11-13 May at Balmoral Park.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 22nd April 2016, 8:59 am
Updated Friday, 22nd April 2016, 10:00 am

James is preparing his prize-winning cow for the Show’s prestigious Aberdeen Angus beef cattle classes which will once again be sponsored by Marks & Spencer. James Porter is pictured alongside Ryan Lemon, M&S Head of Region for Northern Ireland and Rhonda Geary, Royal Ulster Agricultural Society Operations Director.

Ryan Lemon said: “In our fourteenth year as a Platinum sponsor we are once again delighted to support a selection of the beef livestock classes at Balmoral Show. Entries for the classes are up on last year and we look forward to welcoming many of our local producers to the new cattle lawns at Balmoral Park.”

Rhonda Geary commented: “M&S have had a long standing involvement with the Balmoral Show which has allowed us to build a relationship that we are extremely proud of. We are delighted that they will be involved once again at Balmoral Park and I always look forward to visiting the M&S stand during the Balmoral Show.”