Club Outing – Hot Air Ballooning Championships Tullamore
The Irish Hot Air Ballooning Championships is usually referred to as ‘The Irish Meet’. It is the longest-running National ballooning event in the world. The 51st Irish Hot Air Ballooning Championships is coming to Tullamore Co. Offaly in September 2023. The main launch HQ for the event will be one of the following:
Tullamore Show, Ballard Hill, Tullamore Town Park: TBA closer to the Launch date.
Flights will take place over the beautiful town of Tullamore throughout the week – weather permitting. The event takes place from the 23rd to the 29th of September 2023 inclusive.
Planned Flights (all flights are weather permitting) –
Saturday 23rd September: PM only
Sunday 24th to Friday 29th inclusive: AM and PM
AM Flights – We aim to be in the air at approx. 07:30 however, this time may vary by an hour or so on either side depending on the weather each morning, preparation for launch will commence approx. 45 minutes before takeoff.
PM Flights – We aim to be in the air at approx. 17:30 however, this time may vary by an hour or so on either side depending on the weather each evening, preparation for launch will commence approx. 45 minutes before takeoff.
As any cancellation could be quite close to the launch time you are requested to monitor the situation on the Facebook page of the Organisation in the heading above.
There are three proposed areas where the launches could be located. These are listed on the Facebook page, and are as follows:
1. The Tullamore Show grounds.
2. Ballard Hill.
3. Tullamore Town Park.
We will monitor this and meet at the chosen venue at 03.30pm on Wednesday afternoon. You will be informed via e-mail and / or the Outings WhatsApp Group.
For more details contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
SAFETY ON OFFSHOOT OUTINGS AND EVENTS
It’s easy to become distracted when taking photographs. Use common sense, take responsibility for your own safety and then go shoot and have fun.
- Club Outing – Ballinasloe Horse Fair
- 01 Oct 2023
- 11:30 am - 6:00 pm
- Club Outing – Emo Court 14/09/2023
- Club Outing – Glencree 06/09/2023
- Club Outing – Summer Break 01/09/2023
- Club Outing – Duckett’s Grove and Altamont Gardens 13/08/2023
- Club Outing – Ireland’s Eye 30/06/2023
- Club Outing – Petit Volant 25/06/2023
- Club Competition – Movement 23/06/2023
- Shoot With Me – Spring 2023 Showcase #2 12/06/2023
- Shoot With Me – Spring 2023 Showcase #1 10/06/2023
- Club Outing – Moonrise over the 40ft 09/06/2023