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After 10 very successful years at Birr Castle, Co Offaly The Irish Game & Country Fair, is moving to a new larger location in the Irish Midlands on the 24th & 25th August 2019.

For 2018, for one year only, we are combining our ROI and NI events into one huge ALL IRELAND event to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the launch of the Irish Game Fair concept at Clandeboye Estate, North Down in June 1979.

The 40th Anniversay ALL IRELAND Game Fair
will take place at Shanes Castle, Antrim on the 23rd & 24th June 2018

Please view & Share our video 'Forty Years of Irish Game Fairs'


Recognising that ROI and UK country sports may have additional travelling expenses we have put in place the following discounted admission rates:

  • For ROI Shooters & Hunters NARGC and Countryside Alliance Ireland members qualify for just £5 or €5 ADMISSION on showing their membership card.
  • For IRISH ANGLERS IFI and DAERA Licence/Permit holders qualify for just £5 or €5 admission by presenting a voucher available from your local tackle shop or published in the Summer edition of the Irish Country Sports and Country Life magazine.
  • Subscribers to the Irish Country Sports & Country Life Magazine (cost £20/€25 p.a.) will receive TWO FREE TICKETS (value £20).

PLUS a great range of facebook competitions for Game Fair tickets, magazine subscriptions and other valuable prizes, special ferry rates and accommodation from just £25 per night.

Normal Admission prices PAYABLE AT GATE are Family £25 (€25) 2 Adults and up to 4 children; Adult £10 (€10); Children (5-15) £5 ( €5) Ruby Logo

We invite our fellow countrysports enthusiasts and their families from all over Ireland and GB to be part of Irish fieldsports history, by making this the largest Irish gathering of hunting, shooting and fishing enthusiasts ever. We will have done our bit by bringing together a huge range of new attractions in all areas, staging a great programme of competitions with a fantastic prize structure including unique 'ruby enhanced' trophies and by providing all of the ingredients for a fabulous family country sports and living weekend - it's now over to you to help make it happen.

For further information : Call: 028 (from ROI 048) 44839167/44615416 Email: Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and on the FREE to Read online

The ROI Fair will return to a new larger venue in the Irish Midlands the 24/25 August 2019 final details soon.


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