Whether you live in Birr, are returning home or are a new visitor to our heritage town, see Birr through new eyes with some fantastic walks throughout the week!
VISUAL ARTS TRAIL LAUNCH
Friday 29 July | 8pm
ECCENTRIC TOUR OF BIRR
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday | 2pm
Start at Market Square.
Mary Boissel will guide you on a walking tour around the hidden gems of the town.
Finish at Emmet Square by 3.15pm
Monday 1 August | 4pm
Join us on the inaugural Garden Trail of Birr.
This is a great opportunity to share garden ideas and inspiration with other neighbours.
Plus a really enjoyable way to discover the many beautiful gardens spread across our town.
Meeting Point | The Growery
HISTORIC WALK OF BIRR
Tuesday 2 August | 7.30pm
Starting from John's Mall
Brian Kennedy of Birr Historical Society will give a guided tour of Birr’s historic centre.
Wednesday 3 August
7pm Bualadh suas le chéile at Cearnóg Emmett. Ansin siúlóid timpeall an bhaile ag úsáid cúpla focal agus muid ag fiosrú stair an bhaile.
8.30pm Ciorcal Cómhrá i Craughwells.
CHAMPION TREES & POLLINATING ARMIES
- TREE ADAPTATION STRATEGIES
Wednesday 3 August | Birr Castle
11am & 2pm
Join Brian Tobin, Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Forestry at University College Dublin on an adventure that explores some of the extraordinary synergistic partnerships between trees and small animals and insects that ensures their mutual success and survival. Perhaps we too can be inspired by solutions adopted in nature and apply to human challenges.
Futures Lab is supported by the Creative Ireland Programme in partnership with Offaly County Council.
20 people per walk | Duration: 60 minutes
FREE | Registration essential
Starting Point | Blue Cedar (no 4 on map overlooking the suspension bridge)
SOCIAL WALK THROUGH BIRR CASTLE
Thursday 4 August
Join staff from Offaly Local Development Company on an evening stroll through the beautiful grounds. Followed by some light refreshments and a good chat.
Free but booking essential.
Contact Declan on (087) 699 1226 or
Louise on (087) 692 firstname.lastname@example.org