20 Photos of Some of Ireland's Best Scarecrows
The Durrow Scarecrow Festival that runs from the 28 July – 6 August in Co Laois has attracted some very interesting and straw-like guests.
With events, competitions and craic galore, we’ve picked out some of the best entrants into the All-Ireland Scarecrow Championships that took place recently. Each entrant was allowed to name their masterpieces. Take a look.
Below, some scarecrows show off their synchronized swimming techniques:
Say hello to the Mer’ry’ Maid:
This scarecrow literally has her hands full with these baby scarecrows:
Looks like a lot of work went into this one! Take a look at ‘Recession Recovery’:
Take a look at ‘Lady GaGa reborn’:
Three scarecrows raise the American flag
Doesn’t look like this operation is going to end well!
Clever play on words with this scarecrow:
Say hello to Home and Away’s Alf Stewart, now in scarecrow mode:
Conked out in the sun:
German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on atop the Titanic:
Say hello to the competitors from ‘Strictly Straw Dancing’:
This scarecrow has had enough and is heading down under:
Marilyn Monroe struts her stuff:
Angry Birds, scarecrow style:
Mary Poppins flies in for the festival!
Scarecrow gets to work on fixed the local electricity:
Having a break to go fishing:
Welcome to the ‘Ol Dáil Saloon’:
You can see even more entrants into the All-Ireland Scarecrow Championships here.