The Ballyforan Fair & Festival gets underway


This weekend marks the commencement of the Annual Ballyforan Fair & Festival in Co. Roscommon. Read all about this year’s event below.

The Ballyforan Fair & Festival gets underway

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This weekend marks the commencement of the Annual Ballyforan Fair & Festival in Co. Roscommon. Read all about this year’s event below.

The annual Ballyforan Fair & Festival kicks off this weekend after a year of preparations.

The event takes place this weekend, starting today, Saturday September 22nd and running until Sunday, September 23rd. As the name would suggest, the event takes place in Ballyforan Co. Roscommon, with festivities kicking off bright and early on Saturday.



What to expect -
One for the farming enthusiasts, the Ballyforan Fair can lay the claim of having something for everyone, with the silage harvester rally the one to watch for.

Along with the sheep, dog, horse, poultry, and goat fair and show, the two-day fair will also play host to a bonny baby competition, an adult cooking competition, a junior cooking competition, a show & Shine vehicle competition and much more.

What’s on offer -
Dog show,
Sheep Fair and Show
Goat Fair and Show
Poultry fair and show
Horse fair and show
Show & Shine vehicle competition
Silage Harvester Rally
Amusements
Trade stands
Kids entertainment
Live music and more!

Over the course of the two days, there will be a prize fund of €6,000 up for grabs. For further information on the event or to keep updated with all the events over the course of the two days, you can visit their Facebook page here.

Picture - Ballyforan Fair & Festival Facebook page.

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