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Fair of Cahir 2013

Fair of Cahir 2013

Programme of Events


Friday 23rd August (on stage in the square)

6pm – Opening of Fair & Queen’s Introductions with MC Gerry Duffy (Queens Competition sponsored by the Punters Rest)

6.30pm – Johnny Phelan Street Performer and Entertainer (sponsored by Cahir House Hotel)

7.30 – 8.30pm – ‘Just Johnny’ (band sponsored by The Gatehouse)

8.30 – 10pm – Live Music with ‘Modern Souls Band’


Saturday 24th August

9am – 1pm – Farmers Market in castle car park with extra stalls

11am – Guided Heritage Tour with Dr. David Butler—meeting at the Tourist Office.

6pm – Interviewing of Queens on stage in The Square

7pm – 7.30 Dance Revolution on stage

7.30pm – DJ Deccy (sponsored by The Gatehouse)

8.30 – 10pm Music with ‘Johnny B & The Boogie Men’ (sponsored by Irwins Yard).


Sunday 25th August

1pm – 5pm- ‘Funday Sunday’ in The Inch Field with Kiddies Rides in Castle car park, Place 2 Bee Workshop, Dog Show sponsored by Darren Ward Jewellers, BBQ, bouncy castles, stalls and fun & games for all the family. Other stalls welcome just call 086102214.

1.30pm-Dog Show sponsored by Darren Ward Jewellers, Entries at 1.30pm, Judging at 2pm, starting with puppies!

4pm – Crazy Boat Race sponsored by Dolan’s Supervalu (meeting at slipway by Community Hall at 3.30pm and finishing at slipway in Inch Field)

5pm – Crowning of Queen of the Fair 2013 on stage in The Square

6- 7pm – Ceoltas on Stage, traditional Irish music & song directed by Michael Harty with dancers from the Kathy McGrath School of dancing. (Sponsored by The Granary Inn)

7- 8pm – ‘Fair Exchange’, local band on stage (Sponsored by The Heritage and The Lazy Bean)

8.30pm – 10pm Music with ‘The Waheys’ to finish


Other Events taking place over the weekend…

Funfair in GAA Field all weekend.

Barrack Street open air gig with ‘The Weekenders’ (weather permitting) on Saturday 24th August  7 – 9pm.

Briq a Braq/Cake Sale in Cahir Community Hall on Sunday 25th August from 1pm- 4.30pm.

Swiss Cottage holding a Thatching demonstration event on Sunday 25th August from 2.30 – 4.30pm, free admission to the cottage by guided tour only, 30 minutes walk from castle car park or 5 minutes by car via Ardfinnan Road(R670), car park on site.

Fair of Cahir Fundraising Raffle!!Win:

  • Summer House with Veranda
  • Top of the Range TREK 3500 Mountain Bike
  • Two night stay in a Kilcoran Lodge Hotel,
  • Dinner for two in The Shamrock Lounge,
  • Luxury hamper from The Craft Granary,
  • Skellies Sweet Emporium Hamper,
  • Voucher for €30 from O’Connor’s Family Butchers and much more…

Lines €2 or 3 lines for €5! Buy in local shops, see Posters for details. Draw takes place on Sunday 25th August, 2013.

Red Cross cover over weekend sponsored by The Galtee Inn.

For more information please contact Maria Taylor on … 086 1022014 or email

Fair of Cahir 2013

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