The Irish Hot Air Ballooning Championships take place in the grounds of Birr Castle, Co Offaly, with the 50th year of the championships taking place from Saturday 24th to Friday 30th September 2022. The skies above the town fill with Hot Air Balloons in a brilliant display for all the family.
Balloons are scheduled to launch twice each day, weather permitting, at approximately 7:30am and 6:00pm, with Birr Castle grounds open to the public for the evening flights. Ballooning is 100% weather dependant and subject to weather conditions. The status, location and time of these flights is updated on the Irish Hot Air Ballooning Championships Facebook page.
For more on the events schedule at Birr Castle visit www.birrcastle.com