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Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival

The Georgian heritage town of Birr has sash windows to spare and lots of contemporary culture to mix up with their love of heritage

Birr

4th August to 11th August 2017

Fine arts get a look in, as do antiques. Can you have a truly Irish festival without a Donkey Derby? Birr says no.

Literary events, hooleys in the pubs, and the Ormand Flying Club's Annual Fly-In make this Birr Bonanza one of the country's best festivals.

Busking on the streets and crafting on the newspaper sheets; whether you're an equestrian nut, a retro renegade or a sports superstar, you will adore this wonderful and varied celebration of Birr, in all its blessed eccentricity.  

Scripts - Ireland's Playwriting Festival
Taking place in Birr, Co Offaly, Scripts Ireland’s Playwriting Festival creates unique opportunities for playwrights to have their work developed and produced. The scripts most suited for development will be chosen by the selection panel headed by playwright Eugene O'Brien.
Time: 28th November to 30th November 2019
Annual Offaly Heritage Seminar 2019
Details of this year's Offaly Heritage Seminar have been announced. Keep Friday 15 Nov and Saturday 16 Nov free! There is a great range of field trips and speakers. Book with heritage@offalycoco.ie. No charge for the event.
Time: 15th November to 16th November 2019
HULLABALOO! Offaly’s Children’s Arts Festival
Wed 30 Oct – Sat 2 Nov MID TERM BREAK!
Time: 30th October to 2nd November 2019
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