Agricultural shows are back in full swing again and Athenry was with a blast. One of the first to welcome exhibitors and spectators to past Athenry shows, with a ‘Céad mile failte’ was the late Miceál Higgins, a keen Connemara enthusiast. Presenting the Miceál and Evelyn Higgins perpetual cup to the champion Connemara pony - Patrick Curran’s Glencarrig Douvan (Glencarrig Knight) - is their daughter Ethna.