Thousands are expected at the first day of the annual National Ploughing Championships.
The annual, three-day event will see people from all corners of the country make their way to Ratheniska, Co Laois.
Those travelling to the site are being urged to follow official signage only, and not Google Maps or a sat-nav device to get to the event car parks.
The National Ploughing Association (NPA) is advising people to book their tickets online in advance, if possible.
Anna Marie McHugh from the NPA says they're encouraging advance booking to avoid disappointment.
"There might be 10,000 tickets not sold. If there is those 10,000 tickets will be available on the gate.
"But, you know, do you take that chance? Do you drive three hours and maybe, you know, you're the one person over the number and the gates close? We don't want that for anybody either".
"We have three gates that will accept both cash and card. And we have six gates that are card only".
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Andy Kinsella, from Travella Solutions, says their new digital map of the event will make sure people don't get lost on the site.
"We've developed an interactive guide for the National Plowing Championships for 2023, to help people navigate the 1,700 exhibitors that are here,
"It will also help you find their car when you're leaving at the end of the day.
"With Google Maps this is just a field, so what we've done is taken is the engineering drawings, the architect's drawings, and overlaid it on GPS".