Féile Brian Ború 2015 is Here!

June 28th, 2015 | Posted by arlenewhite in Uncategorized

Over the next five fun-filled days, experience a variety of excellent events including: The Furey’s Live in Concert; A stunning Fireworks display over the River Shannon; Traditional Craft Experience with CELT; Traditional Games; Animal Magic with their amazing display of animals; Strut your Mutt Dog Show; Return of the Warriors Street Pageant; Historical Guided Tours; Street theatre; Live Music; The BBC – The Ború Busking Competition; Comedy Night; Children’s Art; Art Exhibitions & Displays; Table Quiz; Farmer’s Market; Craft Fair; Garden Party; Shannon Swim; Soul SUP & much, much more…..

We hope you will come along and help us commemorate Brian Ború in style. Fun and entertainment for all the family guaranteed!

For details of how to buy tickets for the Furey’s; how to register for Strut your Mutt Dog Show or how to register for the BBC – The Ború Busking Competition please check out our website www.feilebrianboru.com

 Return of the Warriors –

On Sat. 4th July from 9pm, make sure you come out and line the streets of Ballina & Killaloe to welcome back the survivors of the Battle of Clontarf – the remaining Dal Cassian soldiers who have travelled from Armagh after burying their High King, Brian Ború. These warriors will be led into Ballina by the Armagh Rhymers (www.armaghrhymers.com) and will walk to the Palace of Kincora (The Green, Killaloe).

We invite you all to dress in TRADITIONAL COSTUME and assemble on the streets of both towns and in the Green to welcome back these brave soldiers. A prize will be presented for the Best Costume(s). Details of how to make simple costumes are available on our website.

If you would like to dress up and join in this pageant, please contact us by e-mail: info@feilebrianboru.com, send us a message on Facebook or contact 086 3586293. 

Congratulations – 

Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Brian Ború Themed Poetry Competition in schools –
Holly Sheridan – 4th Class Killaloe Convent Primary
Róisín Hayes – 5th Class Ballina Primary School
Adam Fogarty – 6th Class Ballina Primary School.
The winning poems will be read out in Killaloe Library on Wed. 1st July at 7pm so come along and listen to the works of these budding poets.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Brian Ború Themed Art competition in schools – 

Molly Orme – 3rd Class Ogonnelloe National School
Keelin McNamara – 4th Class Killaloe Convent Primary
Hannah Furey – 5th Class Ballina Primary School
Jessica McCarthy Gilligan – 6th Class Ballina Primary School
Overall winner – Aiden Foley (Age 10) Ogonnelloe National School.
The winning Masterpieces will be on display in the windows of Bridge House Studios Art & Framing shop from Wed. 1st – Sun. 5th July so come along and take a look.

Kindly sponsored by Bridge House Studios.

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