Durrow Scarecrow Festival

July 26th to August 3rd 2015, Durrow Co.Laois

Durrow Scarecrow Festival 2015

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Durrow Scarecrow Festival shared Laois Weather's photo.

The weather forecast for the last two days of the Durrow Scarecrow Festival looks better than originally forecasted earlier this week! Thanks Laois Weather!
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LATEST WEATHER FORECAST FOR BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND: Sunday - Overcast with rain and drizzle clearing in the morning. Remaining rather cloudy for the day with a few bright or sunny spells at times - the afternoon should dry in most parts, however a shower or two may roll through briskly in the fresh southerly winds. Highs of 16c to 18c. Late this evening and overnight a spell of heavy thundery rain will cross the region. Lows of 12c or 13c in fresh to strong south winds. Monday - A breezy day with a mix of sunny spells and cloudier spells that may give a light shower - but these if any will push through quickly in the wind. Mild with highs getting up to 18c or 19c. Remaining breezy with the ongoing risk of showers overnight and remaining mild with lows of 11c to 13c. The remainder of the week looks rather unsettled with showers for Tuesday, wet for Wednesday, fine for Thursday before a return to showers for Friday and next weekend. Generally milder throughout with highs closer to 20c than they have been over the past week.

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Sunday 2nd August at the Scarecrow Festival
Arts & Crafts Exhibition & Sale (Community Centre)
Family Entertainment in Scarecrow Village to include Wobbly Circus
Gerardine Wisdom’s ‘Rush Workshop’ 10-5pm €15 (booking essential)
Music by Abbeyfolk in the Scarecrow Village
Outdoor Country Market 11am – 5pm
Gary Games family fun
Aghaboe Carriage
Museum – ‘Durrow of Yesteryear’ Exhibition 3-5pm
Announcement of the Winners of the All Ireland Scarecrow Championships at 4.30pm.
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Great day of sunshine and fun to-day in Durrow Laois Ireland, looking forward to the announcement of the winners tomorrow in the Scarecrow Village
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Sonya DugganLooks fab. Well done to all!

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Happening at the Scarecrow Festival To-day Outdoor Market 11am-5pm In Scarecrow Village – Music by ‘Squawkabout’ and ‘The Reptiles’ (Emily Brophy and Ian Delaney, Singer Songwriters); Passepartout Circus Art & Street Theatre; The Cube; Wheel of Fortune; Scarecrow Making Workshop; Gary Games Family Fun, Butter Making Demonstration Aghaboe Carriage Driving Club Tours Museum – ‘Durrow of Yesteryear’ Exhibition (Courthouse) 3-5pm Arts & Crafts Exhibition & Sale (Community Centre) Announcement of the Winner of the ‘Makeover’ for Ladies Night at 4pm

Posted by Marian On Jul - 26 - 2015 Add Comments READ FULL POST

We are delighted to announce that this year’s Programme of Events is now available online.   Find it under ‘Programme of Events’ on the menu

Posted by Marian On Jun - 18 - 2015 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Durrow Scarecrow Festival Winners 2014 Overall Winner No. Name Creator Prize 103 State University Clinic – Anger Mgmt Dept Hugh Sheppard €500   Most Humorous Category Place No. Name Creator Prize 1st 72 Miley Silage Ali Conroy €250 2nd 41 The Motley Crew Irene Phelan €125 3rd 61 Stick Your Water Meter The Delahunty Family €75   Most Topical Category Place No. Name Creator Prize 1st 71 The Great War Durrow Fire Service €250 2nd 43 Kimye HoneyMOONing in Laois [...]

Posted by Marian On Aug - 3 - 2014 Add Comments READ FULL POST

With the Durrow Scarecrow Festival kicking off tomorrow the excitement around the town is huge today. Make sure you keep up to date and get a sneak peak at some of the entries by liking our facebook page. www.facebook.com/durrowscarecrowfestival

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We are delighted to bring to you the Programme of Events for this year’s festival. Click on  the Programme of Events tab on the main menu to download the brochure. We look forward to welcoming you to Durrow.

Posted by Marian On Jul - 9 - 2014 Add Comments READ FULL POST

It’s getting very close to Scarecrow time and preparations are well underway to bring you our biggest and best Durrow Scarecrow Festival yet. We are delighted to announce our Programme of Events for this year’s festival and hope to the have the Festival Brochure available locally and online very soon. In the meantime check out the Programme of Events Listing here on the website. Don’t forget to ensure that you follow our facebook page which the most up to date [...]

Posted by Marian On Jun - 27 - 2014 Add Comments READ FULL POST

The 2014 festival will take place from Sun 27th July to Monday 4th August.

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For the second year the Durrow Scarecrow Festival has been nominated for the ‘Best Festival 2013′ in the Irish Times Ticket awards. Please vote for us before 15th December.    

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Congratulations to all the winners of this years All Ireland Scarecrow Championships as listed below   Official Results 2013

Posted by Marian On Aug - 4 - 2013 Add Comments READ FULL POST

The festival got mentioned on RTE Radio 1′s Drivetime slot on Friday evening http://www.durrowscarecrowfestival.com/files/20130726marianradioscarecrow.mp3

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