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

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Events by Day - Fri 6th July

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

Natural Skincare Workshop
Friday 6th July - 1:00 pm Killaloe Ballina Community & Family Resource Centre
€5.00

Learn how to make natural skincare products – just like you buy in the shops in the comfort of your own kitchen. Adults Only. €5.00pp. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Tickets available from the Killaloe/Ballina Community & Family Resource Centre

Traditional Singing Workshop
Friday 6th July - 2:00 pm Killaloe/Ballina Community & Family Resource Centre
€7.50

Come and sing along with accomplished local traditional singer Deirdre Scanlan. Deirdre sang with Irish American group Solas for a number of years and her solo CD Speaking Softly received critical acclaim. Also an accomplished fiddle player, Deirdre teaches traditional singing and fiddle and she is also a co-ordinator of Kincora Trad Fest in Killaloe/Ballina. Open to all… 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

Guided Tours of St. Flannan’s Cathedral
Friday 6th July - 3:30 pm St. Flannan's Cathedral
Free

A fantastic opportunity to visit Killaloe’s Historic 12th century Cathedral and learn its history. View the stunning East Window; the Romanesque Doorway – one of the finest examples of Romanesque Architecture in Ireland; climb the steps and try your hand at ringing the bells. Tour Guide: Bryan Brislane

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

Féile Brian Ború Beat on the Street
Friday 6th July - 7:30 pm The Green, Killaloe
Free

Come and dance the night away with a Disney Themed Beat on the Street, with DJ Jacko the Clown doing some dance moves. There will be some surprise guests on the night!!!! Dancing & fun for children up to 10 years of age.

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!

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