Durrow Scarecrow Festival

July 24th to August 1st 2016, Durrow Co.Laois

Durrow Scarecrow Festival 2015

NEW EVENT! #durrowscarecrowfestival
Laois Archery will feature at the #scarecrow festival this year, from Monday 25th to Friday 29th!!
This is a new and exciting event for us this year - can't wait ☀️⛅️ 🔆
#bowsandarrows #archery #festivalsofireland #summer2016
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Download your #scarecrowsummercamp application form here today! The #festival summer camp starts on Monday 25th July through to Friday 29th, from 10am to 1pm each day.
The #scarecrow #camp is one our most popular, forever happy, sunshiny events during the #festival #kidshavingfun #bouncycastles Affordable Castles #artsandcrafts #dancing #soccer #hurls #treats #alltheboysandgirls #funevenwhenitsraining
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#MiceRacing is back - Due to popular demand the #scarecrowfestival Mice Racing is back!! Last years' mice racing was a huge success, so for all you competitive people out there, races are on every day of the #festival2016 ... See MoreSee Less

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The #gig is confirmed! Watch out for the #campionschoolofmusic on Tuesday 26th July at 6.30pm #music #fun #durrowscarecrowfestival #festival2016 #durrowlaoisireland
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#durrowscarecrowfestival Another NEW EVENT this year is The Campion School of Music 🎼🎧🎤🎵🎶🎸. Lead by @Robbie Campion of The Kilkennys, this group of kids aged from 7 to18 will be showcasing their guitar, banjo and mandolin prowess during the #festival! Some of these students have gone on to get honours in music in school and some have even started up their own bands. Details on times and dates will be posted soon and for those kids interested in starting lessons, enrolments for September will be taken in mid June - contact Robbie for info✏️📒

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The #scarecrowtrail starts on Sunday 24th July and you can explore the #trail every day of the #durrowscarecrowfestival2016! ... See MoreSee Less

Here are the Results 2015 Overall winner: Jurassic World by Conahy Vintage Club. Posted by Durrow Scarecrow Festival on Sunday, 2 August 2015

Posted by Marian On Aug - 2 - 2015 Add Comments READ FULL POST

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

Posted by Marian On Jul - 26 - 2014 Add Comments READ FULL POST

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.    

Posted by Marian On Dec - 9 - 2013 Add Comments READ FULL POST

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