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Vintage Luminaries

A Heritage Trail with a modern twist. These immersive audio-visual installations use video mapping projection to captivate the viewer at three locations throughout the week.

BIRR TECHNOLOGY CENTRE

Friday 29 July | Tuesday 2 August | Wednesday 3 August

10pm

Water-powered milling has been on this site since the 1600’s. From the Manorial Mill to a European Hub of innovation.

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COURTHOUSE YARD

Saturday 30 July

10pm

Soundscapes of Nature. Commissioned by Birr Festival of Music for Birr Young Voices in 2022 and funded by Creative Ireland and Offaly County Council.

Immersive audio- visual animation by Finn Nichol.

Pre-Luminaries Music with Darragh Molloy

9pm

BIRR THEATRE & ARTS CENTRE

Monday 1 August

10pm

THIS EVENT WAS DUE TO TAKE PLACE OUTDOORS AT THE COURTHOUSE YARD BUT DUE TO WEATHER NOW MOVING INDOORS.

Portals by Tina Claffey.

Tina has a unique perspective of the flora and
fauna of the unspoilt raised bogs and wet woodlands of the Irish midlands. This installation is based on the macro photographs taken from Tina’s new book Portals.

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CRINKILL BARRACKS

Friday 5 & Saturday 6 August

10pm

To mark 100 years since the departure of the Leinster Regiment and the burning of Birr Barracks.

(Corner of Military Road and Barrack Street)