Scarecrow Builder Durrow

  • Midland Jobs
  • Durrow, County Laois, Ireland
  • 11/05/2019
Gig / Project Construction Design Entry Level General Labor Event Management

Job Description

The Durrow Scarecrow Festival as one of the great family tourist events in the Irish midlands.

To help promote the event are looking for a Scarecrow Builder to design and build a scarecrow in our name on the topic of "Working in the Midlands" and to enter it into the All-Ireland Scarecrow Championship. We are looking for something that people will remember, so quality, originality, creativity and skill using the appropriate materials are key. 

 We are happy to pay for materials, time and entry fees. If your entry wins a prize, you can keep the winnings.

Job requirements

1. Design Scarecrow

2. Reserve space in appropriate location, and enter competition.

3. Build Scarecrow

4. Install Scarecrow in Durrow

5. Maintain Scarecrow during the week

6. Dispose of Scarecrow

Please apply with

1. A fairly clear design idea, including sketches, for your Scarecrow exhibit including the category you would enter it under, and where in the town you think it should be placed. 

2. Total Costs (including entry fees) of achieving this.

This 'job' is open to individuals or groups,. Once our preferred builder is selected payment will be 1/3 up front, 1/3 on installation and 1/3 once scarecrow is safely removed. You will need to abide with any conditions laid down by the Durrow Development Forum. Applicants in close proximity to Durrow and surrounding towns will be preferred. 

Useful Links

Durrow Website:

Scarecrow festival homepage:

Details and Entry form :

We are happy to clarify any details before you apply.