Sport & Well-being
Sport and well-being is a huge part of life here in Birr so it's only proper that there be lots of different events for young and older to enjoy over Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival!
Our thanks to all the sports clubs and yoga/wellbeing teachers in Birr for putting on such a great lineup again this year!
Fri 4, Sat 5, Mon 7 & Tues 8 Aug
The Buddha Lounge
The Buddha Lounge is your one-stop shop
for yoga and relaxation during Vintage
Week. From drop-in classes to workshops, a sound bath and more, there’s something for everyone.
Visit buddhalounge.ie for the full list of events.
Pre-booking is essential.
Booking open soon.
Seán Lowry Memorial
Friday 4 August / 7.30pm
Birr Rugby Club
Hosted by Birr Athletics Club.
Round 8 of the Buildmore Offaly 5K Road Race Series.
Registration closes at 7.15pm at Birr Rugby Club or register online at www.popupraces.ie
Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 August
Birr Golf Club
Timesheets available on request
Sponsored by Millenium Promotions.
18-Hole Open Stableford Competition. Open to Ladies and Gents. Category prizes with vintage attire encouraged. €10 for members, €30 for visitors.
Booking: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 057 91 20082
MIXED TAG RUGBY
Saturday 5 August | Birr Rugby Club
1Get your team together for a great day of fun, excitement and rugby! Each team can have up to 10 players with a minimum of three female players.
Free BBQ after for all players.
€100 per team | 10 players per team | Age 16+
Wednesday 9 August | Birr Leisure Centre
For ages 7+: 1.30pm-2.30pm.
Free Public Swim: 2.30pm-3.30pm.
Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Registration from 1.15pm
Thursday 10 August | Birr Castle Gardens
4pm - 6pm
Join the World’s Biggest Healing Circle at Birr Castle. Bring your family, drum, blanket and healing energy for the Earth.
Registration essential for number count.
Contact Lynne (089) 465 5279.
Friday 11 August / The Courthouse Yard
Led by Debs from Trinity Yoga.
Come as you are with your family and friends, no equipment needed, just flat shoes or runners as we embody & celebrate the values of Birr Vintage Week, along with Sacred Local Narrative in a slow flow unity of nourishing movement.
Available to all levels.
20 minutes duration.
Free, no booking required.
VINTAGE TENNIS OPEN
Friday 11 August | Wilmer Tennis Club
Prizes for Best Dressed Lady and Gent on the night.
Saturday 12 August | Birr GAA Grounds
10am - 5.30pm
Grant Heating St Brendan’s Park will once again play host to its Festival of Hurling with teams participating at U8, U10 and U12 level in a variety of tournament games. Drop in and see our stars of the future in green and red.
Entry | Free.