Events by Type - Heritage

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.

Limerick’s Railway Connections – The People and the Times
Wednesday 4th July - 7:30 pm Wood & Bell Cafe, Main Street, Killaloe
Free

This lecture will cover the building of the railway lines in the Limerick area, and will also look at the people involved and the times in which they lived. Although only four miles in length with its connection to the main line at Birdhill, the long closed Killaloe branch will be well featured in the… Read More

Guided Tours of St. Flannan’s Cathedral
Thursday 5th 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

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

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!

The Birds and the Bees, the Flowers and the Trees
Saturday 7th July - 9:30 am Ballina Riverside Park
€2.00

Join this exciting Nature Walk with Geoff Hunt, an expert in Biodiversity who will talk about the birds, the bees, the flowers and the trees, and anything else that moves! Open to all ages; Children must be accompanied by an adult. Feel free to bring your own binoculars. €2.00 p.p. – payable on the day.… Read More

Pond Dipping
Saturday 7th July - 11:00 am Ballina Riverside Park
€2.00

Ever wondered what might be in the water near us? Then pull on your Wellies and go pond dipping with Geoff Hunt. You never know, you might even come across the Lough Derg Monster! Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please wear wellies and feel free to bring your fishing net.… Read More

Guided Tours of St. Flannan’s Cathedral
Saturday 7th July - 11:30 am 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

Bug Hunt
Saturday 7th July - 12:00 pm Ballina Riverside Park
€2.00

Fancy some creepy crawly fun? Then join Geoff on a bug hunt and see what interesting critters you find along the way. Great fun for all ages! Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Adults Free. Children €2.00 p.p. – payable on the day. Meeting Point: Ballina Playground.

Pond Dipping
Saturday 7th July - 2:00 pm Ballina Riverside Park
€2.00

Ever wondered what might be in the water near us? Then pull on your Wellies and go pond dipping with Geoff Hunt. You never know, you might even come across the Lough Derg Monster! Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please wear wellies and feel free to bring your fishing net.… Read More

Genealogy Lecture
Saturday 7th July - 2:00 pm St. Flannan's Cathedral
Free

Interested in researching your Family History? Then come along to this free genealogy workshop with professional Genealogist Lorna Moloney of Merriman Research, who will provide information on how to get started, or how to continue researching your family tree using online tools and resources. Lorna is the Resident Genealogist for Dromoland Castle and also produces… Read More

Bug Hunt
Saturday 7th July - 3:00 pm Ballina Riverside Park
€2.00

Fancy some creepy crawly fun? Then join Geoff on a bug hunt and see what interesting critters you find along the way. Great fun for all ages! Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Adults Free. Children €2.00 p.p. – payable on the day. Meeting Point: Ballina Playground.

Guided Tours of St. Flannan’s Cathedral
Saturday 7th 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

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

Guided Tours of St. Flannan’s Cathedral
Sunday 8th 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