The Tullamore Irish Festival features a Parade, Irish dancers, entertainers and musicians, an Irish hurdle race and a whole heap more Irish fun. A GREAT family event for all ages.
The festival was established in 2004 to celebrate Tullamore's strong Irish links, having been settled by Irish families going back to the 1900s.
Driving the surrounding countryside you might believe you have been transported to Ireland itself when you see the names of the properties - Kilmarnock, Kinvara, Cadungle, Fermoy or Carlyle to name a few.
Rest awhile in the Tullamore Memorial Park which can be found on the Main Street - there are playground facilites, BBQ and rest rooms available.
All the essential facilities are available with the Rural Transaction Centre (with Internet Access), Coffee Shop & Toilet facilities, Automotive services, General Store and Post Office and hairdresser.f
Staying for awhile accommodation can be found at The Tullamore Hotel in the main street or the Tullamore Showground Caravan/Campsite which is equipped with toilets, showers and laundry facilities.
As well as the Coffee Shops and Hotel, the Tullamore Bowling & Citizens Club provides a hearty meal.
THE TULLAMORE REGION:
Tullamore is an agricultural area producing crops of wheat, barley, oats, oilseeds and winter legumes making the Silos which you will pass on your way into town a busy area at harvest time in November & December. Sheep and cattle - meat & wool production, are also part of the Tullamore economy. The annual Tullamore Agricultural Show is held each August.
The people of Tullamore have a strong sense of community and mateship and will welcome you warmly when you visit their area.
Tullamore is well known for its Irish heritage and the fantastic annual Tullamore Irish Festival, held at Easter each year