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Fair of Cahir 2015

Friday 21st August to Sunday 23rd August, 2015

Programme of Events

Friday 21st August

2 - 4pm- Tipp FMs 'The Afternoon Show' with our own Keith Fahey in The Square

6pm- Opening of Fair & Queen's Introductions with MC, Deputy Mayor Cllr Andy Moloney

7.30 - 9pm - Live Music with 'Wig Wam Glam Band' (sponsored by Irwin's Yard)

9pm - Launch of Queens Competition (sponsored by The Gatehouse & The Riverhouse) in The Gatehouse, come along and enjoy the fun interviews with the Queens by MC Andy Moloney (official private interviews by Judges will take place in Riverhouse on the night)

Saturday 22nd August

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

5.45pm - 6.15pm- Register for Cahir Meet & Train 'Mad Hatters Fun Run/ Walk' (Fancy Dress optional!) on the Square. Suitable for all the family, so predict your time and join in the fun of the 'Mad Hatters Run'!

6pm - Stage Open.

6.15pm - 6.45pm - 'Macalla' local band play live on stage (sponsored by Irwin's Yard)

6.30pm -7.30pm - DJ Owen on stage

6.30pm - 'Mad Hatters Fun Run/Walk'

7.30 - 9pm- 'Dedication' Thin Lizzy Tribute Band live on stage to finish.

Sunday 23rd August

11am - 4pm Guided Town Walks with Bernie Murphy meeting at Tourist Office. Times are 11.15am, 2 and 4pm.

1pm- 5pm approx- Funday Sunday in The Inch Field with Whitney's Kiddies Rides in Castle car park, Dog Show sponsored by Darren Ward Jewellers, BBQ, Giant Inflatable Slide, bouncy castle, Bubble (ZORB) Football, Animal Petting corner, vintage cars and tractors, stalls and fun & games for all the family.(other stalls welcome call number below )

1.30pm-Dog Show sponsored by Darren Ward Jewellers, Entries at 1pm, judging takes place at 2pm promptly. Starting with puppies! Fun classes judged after 3.30pm.

1pm - 3pm - Dragon Boat on River with the Suir Dragon Paddlers (Dragonboat Team)at the Mall from 1pm to 3pm will give a demonstration and trips on the boat for all. The Dragon Boat is 44 feet long (longer than an articulated lorry) and can seat up to 22 people so lots of fun guaranteed! Bake Sale, teas & coffees on site.

4pm - Crazy Boat Race sponsored by Dolan's Supervalu, organised by Cahir Rowing Club, trophies sponsored by John Quirke Jewellers(meeting at slipway by Community Hall at 3.30pm and finishing in at slipway in the Inch Field) Great Prizes for the several categories! See Cahir Rowing Club Facebook page for more details.

5pm approx. (depending on Boat Race Finish!)- Crowning of Queen of the Fair 2015(sponsored by Gatehouse & Riverhouse, Crown & trophies sponsored by John Quirke Jewellers, bouquets sponsored by Flowers by Trish) live on stage in The Square.

6- 6.30pm - Seisi?n Ceolta Feasa, Traditional Irish Music live on stage.

7- 8pm - 'Johnny B & the Boogie Men', local band on stage

8pm -9.30pm - Music with 'Super Soul Machine' to finish.

Other Events taking place over the Fair of Cahir weekend;

Whitney's Funfair is in GAA Field all weekend. Cahir Social & Historical Society have display on the 'history of Cahir's Corn Mills' in Cahir Library Window. St. Paul's Church will have refreshments after 9.30am Service on Sunday 23rd and guided tours at 12, 2 and 4pm.

For more information on all events or to book a stall please call Maria Taylor on 086 1022014 or email

Thank you to Tipperary County Council for their support of our Fair.

A full list of Sponsors and all those who helped will be published after the Fair. The Committee is most grateful for the continued support of local traders and the assistance of the community in Cahir. Thank you, we could not hold this annual event without you.