Irish Game and Country Fair
Aug 23 2014 - Aug 24 2014
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Ireland's largest game and country fair featuring international country sports competitions, living history including jousting and a huge tented village of trade stands including a fabulous fine food festival.
The Irish Game & Country Fair, with its partner fair the Irish Game Fair at Shanes Castle, is marketed nationally and international under the Great Game Fairs of Ireland brand. The brand has its objective the delivery of action packed family events that should appeal to anyone who lives, works or plays in the Irish Countryside and the attraction of visitors to the host areas.
The fairs feature top international country sports competitions, demonstrations and displays with massive prize funds; a huge tented shopping village with everything to 'buy into' the country lifestyle including fashion, fine food & drinks, art and crafts etc.; educational displays by the main country sports and conservation bodies; an action packed main arena programme; a living history and medieval entertainment ( including jousting); and lots of 'have a go' opportunities for the whole family , all in the beautiful setting of Birr Castle Demesne and gardens. This must be one of Ireland's best family weekends!