Festivals

49th Irish Hot Air Ballooning Championships 2019

Date
Sep 22 2019 - Sep 27 2019
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Contact details

Address

Rosse Row,, Birr, Offaly,
T: +353(0)579120336

Exciting news, the 49th Irish Hot Air Ballooning Championships is once again coming to Birr, Co. Offaly in September 2019. The main launch HQ for the event will be Birr Castle Gardens with flights taking place over the beautiful town of Birr.

The main launch HQ for the event will be Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre with flights taking place over the beautiful town of Birr throughout the week.

It is not possible to provide flights to the public during the week however it is a fun, social event for everyone’s enjoyment so get your cameras ready and record your favourite shots for the album.

Planned Flights (all flights are weather permitting) –

Sunday 22nd September: PM only

Monday 23rd to Friday 27th inclusive: AM and PM

Ballooning is 100% weather dependent and subject to quite strict weather conditions, the balloons are scheduled to launch twice each day at approximately 07:30 and 18:00.

For further information visit website and Facebook Page

Pre-booking is advisable