Events by Type - Arts

Féile Brian Boru 2018 will take place from Wednesday 4th July to Sunday 8th July.

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Reeling in the Years
Wednesday 4th July - 12:00 pm Bridge Street
Free

Come along and view a fantastic slide show of old photos showing our beautiful twin-towns in years gone by! Slide show can be viewed in Crotty’s window on Bridge Street.

Gardening & Make your own Bird Feeder
Thursday 5th July - 2:00 pm Killaloe/Ballina Community & Family Resource Centre
€5.00

A fun workshop for 4 – 8 year olds which will explore gardening and making birdfeeders from natural products. €5.00 pp. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Tickets available from the Killaloe/Ballina Community & Family Resource Centre

Drama Workshop (4 – 7 year olds)
Thursday 5th July - 4:00 pm Killaloe/Ballina Community & Family Resource Centre
€5.00

Have fun, gain confidence and get creative in our drama workshop specifically designed for kids from 4 – 7 years old. €5.00 pp. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Tickets available from the Killaloe/Ballina Community & Family Resource Centre

Drama for Teens (13+)
Thursday 5th July - 4:00 pm Killaloe/Ballina Community & Family Resource Centre
€5.00

Have fun, gain confidence and get creative in our drama workshop specifically for teenagers. €5.00 pp. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Tickets available from the Killaloe/Ballina Community & Family Resource Centre

Drama Workshop (8 – 12 year olds)
Thursday 5th July - 5:00 pm Killaloe/Ballina Community & Family Resource Centre
€5.00

Have fun, gain confidence and get creative in our drama workshop designed for 8 – 12 year olds. €5.00 pp. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Tickets available from the Killaloe/Ballina Community & Family Resource Centre

‘Generations’ Exhibition Opening
Thursday 5th July - 7:00 pm Quay Arts, Ballina
Free

An exhibition of oil paintings by Kevin M. Griffin and his son Enda Griffin. Kevin Griffin is the former Principal of Ballina National School and is well known locally for his skill as a painter, a local historian and a published author. His son Enda was chosen as one of 12 finalists to represent Ireland… Read More

Beginner’s Art for Adults with Marian Conroy
Friday 6th July - 10:00 am Killaloe/Ballina Community & Family Resource Centre
€10.00

Interested in learning how to draw and paint? Then here is your chance under the experienced tutorage of talented local artist Marian Conroy. Materials Supplied. €10.00 pp. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Tickets available from the Killaloe/Ballina Community & Family Resource Centre

Gardening & Make your own Bird Feeder
Friday 6th July - 11:00 am Killaloe/Ballina Community & Family Resource Centre
€5.00

A fun workshop for 4 – 8 year olds which will explore gardening and making birdfeeders from natural products. €5.00 pp. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Tickets available from the Killaloe/Ballina Community & Family Resource Centre

‘Generations’ Art Exhibition
Friday 6th July - 12:00 pm Quay Arts, Ballina
Free

An exhibition of oil paintings by Kevin M. Griffin and his son Enda Griffin. Kevin Griffin is the former Principal of Ballina National School and is well known locally for his skill as a painter, a local historian and a published author. His son Enda was chosen as one of 12 finalists to represent Ireland… Read More

The Secret of Kells
Friday 6th July - 3:00 pm Killaloe Library
Free

In the remote Irish woods, Cellach prepares a fortress for an impending attack by a Viking war party. Unbeknown to Cellach, his young nephew Brendan – who has no taste for battle – works secretly as an apprentice in the scriptorium of the local monastery, learning the ancient art of calligraphy. As the Vikings approach, revered… Read More

Drama Workshop (4 – 7 year olds)
Friday 6th July - 4:00 pm Killaloe/Ballina Community & Family Resource Centre
€5.00

Have fun, gain confidence and get creative in our drama workshop specifically designed for kids from 4 – 7 years old. €5.00 pp. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Tickets available from the Killaloe/Ballina Community & Family Resource Centre

Drama Workshop (8 – 12 year olds)
Friday 6th July - 5:00 pm Killaloe/Ballina Community & Family Resource Centre
€5.00

Have fun, gain confidence and get creative in our drama workshop designed for 8 – 12 year olds. €5.00 pp. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Tickets available from the Killaloe/Ballina Community & Family Resource Centre

The Boys and Girl from County Clare
Friday 6th July - 7:30 pm Killaloe Library
Free

The Killaloe Library Film Club will be showing this musical comedy drama set in mid-1960s Ireland and tells the story of bachelor and solitary farmer John Joe MacMahon who, with his local céilí band, has won the All-Ireland Traditional Music Competition for two years running. He has every intention of making it a hat trick,… Read More

The Secret Chord
Friday 6th July - 8:30 pm Quay Arts, Ballina
Free

An evening of Poetry and Music with Mike and Austin Durack and guest writers Patricia-Anne Moore, Sandra Lefroy, Fiona Clark-Echlin and more local talent. Admission Free and All are Welcome!

Children’s Art Competition
Saturday 7th July - 11:00 am Killaloe Library
Free

A fun art competition for children of all ages. Followed by judging and prize giving. Sponsored by Benson Box

Rock Art Workshop
Saturday 7th July - 12:00 pm Cathedral Quay
€5.00

A drop-in workshop where you will get the opportunity to decorate rocks found on the shores of Lough Derg. Drop in any time between 12 & 3pm to work with Nathalie from Creative Arts. €5 pp, payable on the day. Suitable only for age 10+

‘Generations’ Art Exhibition
Saturday 7th July - 12:00 pm Quay Arts, Ballina
Free

An exhibition of oil paintings by Kevin M. Griffin and his son Enda Griffin. Kevin Griffin is the former Principal of Ballina National School and is well known locally for his skill as a painter, a local historian and a published author. His son Enda was chosen as one of 12 finalists to represent Ireland… Read More

Killaloe Farmers Market & Craft Fair
Sunday 8th July - 11:00 am Between the Waters, Killaloe
Free

Visitors and locals alike get an opportunity to sample the delights of our weekly Sunday Market and Works from top local crafts people, including jewellery, photography, paintings, card making, castings, stained glass, quilling, etc.

‘Generations’ Art Exhibition
Sunday 8th July - 12:00 pm Quay Arts, Ballina
Free

An exhibition of oil paintings by Kevin M. Griffin and his son Enda Griffin. Kevin Griffin is the former Principal of Ballina National School and is well known locally for his skill as a painter, a local historian and a published author. His son Enda was chosen as one of 12 finalists to represent Ireland… Read More

Traditional Family Fun @ Cathedral Quay
Sunday 8th July - 2:00 pm Cathedral Quay, Killaloe
€5.00 for 5 tickets

Guaranteed fun for all the family! €5 for 5 tickets – payable at the Gate. Activities which require a ticket are marked below: ARCHERY (TICKET) – Do you think you could be the next Brian Boru? Then come along and take part in our Arrow making workshops which will run from 2pm – 6pm. When… Read More

Plein Air Painting Session
Sunday 8th July - 8:00 pm Flanagan's Green, Ballina
Free

Join award winning artist Enda Griffin for a night scape painting session. Materials provided. Free event but registration necessary by 4pm on the day. TEL: 087 207 7431 Meeting point: Quay Arts Sponsored by Enda Griffin and Quay Arts