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Irish Game Fair And Fine Food Festival

Starts: 24th Jun 2017

One of the two Great Game Fairs of Ireland staged at Shanes Castle, Antrim and Birr Castle, Co Offaly featuring a wide range of attractions including Fine Food Festivals and game & fish cookery demos.


Start Date

24th Jun 2017

End Date

25th Jun 2017


Shanes Castle


Medieval jousting, Battle of Antrim Re-enactment and Game & Fish Cookery Theatre


The Irish Game Fair is Ireland’s national game fair and its largest countrysports and living event. With the ROI’s Irish Game & Country Fair and the Irish Countrysports and Country Life magazine it is promoted under the Great Game Fairs of Ireland brand.

Featuring top quality international clay pigeon, gundog and terrier, whippet and lurcher events - all with unrivalled prize funds plus the NI Angling show and a specialist 'Countrysports in Action' arena and many country sports displays in the main arena. This really is the event of choice for Irish hunting, shooting and fishing enthusiasts.

With a Living History Village featuring MEDIEVAL JOUSTING, VIKING LONGSHIP & ENCAMPMENT;

BATTLE of ANTRIM RE-ENACTMENT & ENCAMPENT; children's entertainment area; lots of 'have a go activity'; three action packed arena programmes; animals galore from ferrets to falcons; and a 'PUT & TAKE ' fishery plus angling instruction, all taking place in the beautiful and historic Shanes Castle Estate. There really is no better day out in the country for children!

Shopping opportunities for the whole family abound with a huge tented village of trade stands to provide many hours of happy browsing in the huge tented village of trade stands including the Gunmakers Row; the NI Angling Show; the Fine Food Festival packed with artisan goodies; the Country Clothing Row with some very good new country fashion items on display; plus cars & 4x4 vehicles; gardening products ; country art and crafts and canine products of all types etc, etc AND MANY BARGAINS TO BE HAD as we have asked each stand to have at least one bargain offer.

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Disabled Car Park/Toilets


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