49th Irish Hot Air Ballooning Championships 2019

49th Irish Hot Air Ballooning Championships 2019

Birr Castle Gardens & Science Centre

22nd – 27th September

Evening Launch 4.30pm to 7.00pm

Cost: €5.00 Per Person or €15.00 Family of 4

Please note tickets purchased for the Hot Air Balloon Championships can be redeemed on any evening when flights are going ahead between 4.30pm and 7.00pm. Access to the Demesne prior to this time will be at normal price.

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 7:30 am and 6:00 pm.

For further information visit https://irishballooningassociation.com/the-irish-championships or check out their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/IrishBallooningChampionship/ 

Pre-booking is advisable and online tickets will launch soon!