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80 shops spread over a 3-acre pop-up village..who's going?

Story by Gavan Becton

Thursday, 10th May, 2018 8:08pm

80 shops spread over a 3-acre pop-up village..who's going?

Tattersalls Event & Country Fair - May 31st - June 3rd

Over 80 shops will be within the Tattersalls’ Shopping Village when the Ratoath venue plays host to the €2m Equine and Country Event this coming June Bank Holiday weekend.

Ireland’s leading country chic brands and an Artisan Food and Craft Market will further add to the wonderful atmosphere and country vibe along with the choice of visiting the tea rooms in Tattersalls House. Visitors are welcome to bring a picnic and park up in picnic area over-looking the famous water fence giving you a bird’s eye view of the thrills and spills of the Cross Country action.

This year's event promises to be the biggest and best yet according to the organisers and will feature Olympic and World Champions, Novelty Dog Shows, Irish Food and Pure Family Fun over five fantastic days  Here's just some of the impressive numbers to set the scene.
 
•         c.35,000 visitors
•         Over 300 entries taking part
•         €2 million worth to local economy
•         €500,000 cost of staging
•         250 tonnes of sand used for eventing course
•         1 million gallons of water for the horses and course management
•         140 litres paint
•         630 stables
•         152 fences with 1 crocodile, 1 hedgehog, 2 swans, 2 squirrels and 14 other animals!
•         500 bundles of birch
•         100 tonnes of soil
•         3 tonnes of fertiliser
•         25,000 flowering plants
•         12km rope
•         80 shops in a 3 acre shopping village
•         80 picnic tables
•         c.11,270 man hours to organise the entire event.

Did You Know? We have a super promo code for the upcoming Tattersalls International Event & Country Fair taking place from 31st May - 3rd June. Simply book your tickets at www.tatts.ie and enter the promo code TATTSMC18 when prompted to receive €5 off general adult & teen admission tickets Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Offer valid until 27th May.

For more information and tickets see www.tatts.ie

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