The first ever Carlow Rooster Festival will take place from 5th-7th October 2018.

The Rooster Festival is new to the event calendar and is being designed to celebrate the Rooster Potato and its proud links to Carlow over the past 40 years since it was developed at Teagasc in Oak Park.

The festival will deliver a range of events and activities, predominately held in Oak Park, but also linked to events held in the centre of Carlow A potato Food Trial, A Spub crawl, Barndance and a family fun day, are just some of the highlights for the weekend.

For now, block the dates in your diary and check back here soon form more details on the full programme of events taking place over the weekend.