Book Tickets – 49th Irish Hot Air Ballooning Championships – September 23rd 2019

September 23rd 2019

Evening Launch Tickets 16:30 to 19:00 –

€5.00 PP or €15.00 Family of 4. Free event for friends of Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre.

Please note tickets purchased for the Hot Air Balloon Championships can be redeemed on any evening when flights are going ahead between 16:30 and 19:00. Access to the Demesne prior to this time will be at normal price.

The main launch HQ for the event will be Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre with flights taking place over the beautiful town of Birr throughout the week.

It is not possible to provide flights to the public during the week however it is a fun, social event for everyone’s enjoyment so get your cameras ready and record your favourite shots for the album.

Planned Flights (all flights are weather permitting)

Sunday 22nd September: PM only

Monday 23rd to Friday 27th inclusive: AM and PM

Ballooning is 100% weather dependent and subject to quite strict weather conditions, the balloons are scheduled to launch twice each day at approximately 7:30 am and 6:00 pm.

For further information visit or check out their Facebook page

Book Tickets - 49th Irish Hot Air Ballooning Championships 2019 - September 23rd 2019