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42nd Annual Birr Vintage Week & Arts Festival

Despite the difficulties the current economy places on local and regional events such as these,today begins the weeklong festival and celebration of history and the arts in Birr (Co. Offaly). The festival continues through August 20 and includes such diverse events as Circus Skills workshops, a busking contest, golf, traditional afternoon teas, a vintage tennis tournament, an Olde Time Traditional Fair, a   fly-in, road bowling, and various art venues such as a visual arts trail launch, art exhibitions, and artisan and craft markets. All this with the music, circus performances, and the big parade on Sunday (August 15), promise to make a week of fun for just about any taste.

For further information about this festival, visit their website at http://www.birrvintageweek.com to look at the full schedule of events for the week.

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