World Haggis Hurling Championship takes place

Rebekah McGinn, dressed in a late 18th-century costume, takes part in the 1759 World Haggis Hurling Championship 2015 at Burns Cottage, where Scotland's national bard Robert Burns was born, ahead of the Burns Night celebrations.

Picture: PA

Burns Night takes place on the birthday of the Ayrshire poet who was born on 25 January 1759 in the village of ­Alloway.

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