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The Tullamore Show

The Tullamore Show is Ireland's biggest livestock show and so much more. There are competitions to see which cattle, horses and sheep are in the finest fettle and much more besides.

13th August 2017

On one corner, the measurements of a fine equine beast may be taken by a stern, bespectacled judge, while around the next corner, there might be models swanning down the catwalk in all of the latest fashions. 

The show offers space for new entreprises to exhibit their services and ideas, and you can ask them questions as you mill about, armed with food and drink from one of the delicious stalls in the food fair.

Speaking of food, Irish and international chefs can be found holding demonstrations, and you can sample the goods alongside sheep dog trials and farm skills demos.

You can get a few ideas for training your own pets by watching the dog agility Trials, or relax a little with some live music and entertainment.

That's not even an exhaustive list of everything there is to do at the Tullamore Show. Experience this legendary Irish event in all its eclecticism to get the full picture.  

The Durrow Scarecrow Festival
The Durrow Scarecrow Festival is a quirky festival with something for young and old alike. With scarecrows of seemingly endless designs and themes - from the traditional to the hilarious - you will find plenty to enjoy at this family-friendly event.
Time: 30th July to 7th August 2017


Cruthú Arts Festival
Time: 27th July to 30th July 2017
The Durrow Scarecrow Festival
The Durrow Scarecrow Festival is a quirky festival with something for young and old alike. With scarecrows of seemingly endless designs and themes - from the traditional to the hilarious - you will find plenty to enjoy at this family-friendly event.
Time: 30th July to 7th August 2017
School of Rock Gig
Following their intensive training under the guidance of Brendan Keeley, the School of Rock - Class of 2017 will lift the roof at a gig you won’t forget! Don’t miss your chance to see the musicians of the future and be assured the future of rock music in the midlands is alive and
Time: 28th July 2017 at 7:00 pm


Hermitage Green – Intimate & Acoustic

Time: 28th July 2017 at 9:00 pm


Cruthú Arts Festival
Time: 27th July to 30th July 2017
Cruthú Arts Festival
Time: 27th July to 30th July 2017


Launch of Myth & Magic Group Exhibition
Group exhibition by the Bad Apple Artists a worldwide collective of artists. The Bad Apple Artists have been showcasing their work internationally together since 2012 The group brings together many styles and disciplines with a common figurative and illustrative thread born out
Time: 27th July 2017 at 7:00 pm
Cruthú Arts Festival
Time: 27th July to 30th July 2017
International Authors Reading
Giovanni Agnoloni is a writer, translator and a blogger from Florence. He will be taking the opportunity for a short but creatively productive retreat at Tin Jug Studio in Birr. Mr Agnoloni is the author of a number of novels, published in several languages, in
Time: 26th July 2017 at 9:00 pm
Clara Town Band @ Lough Boora
Clara Town Band will be playing at the Lough Boora Fairy Festival.
Time: 22nd July 2017 at 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Scripts Ireland’s Play writing Festival
Lots of great events in this Festival so check out their programme on www.scriptsireland.com . Birr plays host to an ensemble of playwrights, producers, actors and directors, all discussing, presenting and producing riveting new works for stage.
Time: 13th July to 16th July 2017
A talk on Jane Austen “The little bit of Ivory”
Talk by Fidelma Mahon
Time: 12th July 2017 at 6:30 pm
Slieve Bloom Eco Walking Weekend
Time: 8th July to 9th July 2017


Roesy
Award winning singer-songwriter and artist Roesy returns to Ireland for the second leg of his 2017 Irish Tour. Audiences can expect to hear old favourites and some new material currently being recorded for the forthcoming EP We Are In The Place due out in October of
Time: 8th July 2017 at 8:00 pm


Bagatelle Open Air Concert

Time: 8th July 2017


Festival Francais de Portarlington
Fancy a visit to the Paris of the Midlands? If so, make the trip during the Portarlington French Festival, or as you should say in the spirit of proceedings, Festival Francais de Portarlington.
Time: 7th July to 10th July 2017
Slieve Bloom Eco Walking Weekend
Time: 8th July to 9th July 2017


Festival Francais de Portarlington
Fancy a visit to the Paris of the Midlands? If so, make the trip during the Portarlington French Festival, or as you should say in the spirit of proceedings, Festival Francais de Portarlington.
Time: 7th July to 10th July 2017
Festival Francais de Portarlington
Fancy a visit to the Paris of the Midlands? If so, make the trip during the Portarlington French Festival, or as you should say in the spirit of proceedings, Festival Francais de Portarlington.
Time: 7th July to 10th July 2017
Arts & Health Seminar
Curated by Ann Lawlor in collaboration with Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore and supported by Offaly County Council.
Time: 6th July 2017 at 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
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