Destination Ireland: Summer Festivals – June 2017 – Issue 264


Summer Festivals

With summer just around the corner why not visit one of the many summer festivals or country fairs around Ireland. Soak up the festive ambience and enjoy the many talents on offer, with something for everyone.

Tatteralls International Horse Trials & Country Fair
31st May – 4th June, Ratoath, Co. Meath

This charming country fair combines the highest standard of equestrianism with good food, shopping, entertainment and family fun and is the premier ‘International Event’ in Ireland. It is tailored especially for families, with free admission for under 12s, while four-legged members are also welcome, with owners invited to enter them in the Novelty Dog Show.

The event, which attracts international competitors and Olympic hopefuls such as Zara Philips, is one of the highlights of the equestrian and countryside calendar, combining world class eventing with a quintessential country fair. Also, a family favourite and back for another year are the ever popular Mini Puissance Ponies, who will defy gravity by doing the high jump and perform tricks to captivate the little ones.

Read more in the June issue…


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