Events by Type - Youth

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

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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

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

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 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

A Fisherman’s World
More workshops at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm & 6pm
Saturday 7th July - 10:00 am Killaloe Canal
€Adults 6.00 Children 4.00

Spaces are limited so Booking is essential – Phone or Text 086 358 6293. Fancy an introduction to the world of a Fisherman? Shannon Boat Hire will provide workshops during the day on everything you need to know about fishing in Lough Derg, including; the traditional lake boat and how to drive them; the types… 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

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

Exploration Dome
Saturday 7th July - 12:00 pm Scout's Hall, Killaloe
€3pp; €10 family of 4

Shows run every 30 minutes from 12pm – 5:30pm Read more

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.

A Fisherman’s World
Saturday 7th July - 12:00 pm Killaloe Canal
€Adults 6.00 Children 4.00

Fancy an introduction to the world of a Fisherman? Shannon Boat Hire will provide workshops during the day on everything you need to know about fishing in Lough Derg, including; the traditional lake boat and how to drive them; the types of fish in the Lough Derg; the different lures and how to put them… Read More

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+

The Shannon Swim
Approx. 500 metres
Saturday 7th July - 1:15 pm Start point: Pier Head Finish: The Bridge
Free

U’18’s must have a Safety 3 or higher. All participants must be registered by 4pm on Friday 6th July.  Entry forms are available for download here Shannon Swim.doc or by emailing: info@feilebrianboru.com. Participants wearing wetsuits are welcome but will not be included in prize giving.

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

A Fisherman’s World
Saturday 7th July - 2:00 pm Killaloe Canal
€Adults 6.00 Children 4.00

Fancy an introduction to the world of a Fisherman? Shannon Boat Hire will provide workshops during the day on everything you need to know about fishing in Lough Derg, including; the traditional lake boat and how to drive them; the types of fish in the Lough Derg; the different lures and how to put them… 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.

A Fisherman’s World
Saturday 7th July - 4:00 pm Killaloe Canal
€Adults 6.00 Children 4.00

Fancy an introduction to the world of a Fisherman? Shannon Boat Hire will provide workshops during the day on everything you need to know about fishing in Lough Derg, including; the traditional lake boat and how to drive them; the types of fish in the Lough Derg; the different lures and how to put them… Read More

A Fisherman’s World
Saturday 7th July - 6:00 pm Killaloe Canal
€Adults 6.00 Children 4.00

Fancy an introduction to the world of a Fisherman? Shannon Boat Hire will provide workshops during the day on everything you need to know about fishing in Lough Derg, including; the traditional lake boat and how to drive them; the types of fish in the Lough Derg; the different lures and how to put them… Read More

Soul SUP Taster Sessions
Sunday 8th July - 11:00 am Killaloe Canal (below the Farmers Market)
€5.00

Come along an enjoy an half hour Taster SUP sessions in Killaloe Canal with Soul SUP Killaloe. Special Féile rate €5pp. Not brave enough for cold water….bring along your own wetsuit. For further details check out www.soulkite.ie

U’8’s Hurling Tournament
Sunday 8th July - 11:00 am Smith O'Brien's GAA, Killaloe
Free

Come along and watch the “Clash of the Ash” between our local U’8 teams. Sponsored by Bond Auto

Féile Kids Run
Sunday 8th July - 11:30 am Clarisford Park
€10.00

Registration fee – €10. Mementos & prizes for those taking part. Refreshments provided. Co-ordinated by Derg Athletics Club

Family Fun @ Ballina Swimming Pool
Sunday 8th July - 12:00 pm Ballina Swimming Pool
Free

Come and enjoy The Riverside Park and Playground, Walks & Outdoor Heated Pool. Fun for all the Family with fun games in the pool & special Féile Family rates. Lifeguards on Duty. Pool opens as normal from 2pm – 6pm. Co-ordinated by Ballina Swimming Pool

Water Zorbing in Killaloe Canal
Sunday 8th July - 12:00 pm Killaloe Canal
€5.00

Who said you can’t walk on water? Well water Zorbing is the solution. Challenge yourself to walk, run or even just to stand on water with this amazing water Zorbing experience. Zorbing is suitable for all ages and abilities and unlike other attractions in Ireland, you always stay dry. €5pp – Payable on the day. Co-ordinated… 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

The Great Little Bake Off
Sunday 8th July - 3:00 pm The Lakeside Hotel & Leisure Centre
Free

Do you like Chocolate Brownies? Then come to the Lakeside Hotel for a chance to make your own brownie, which will be baked in the hotels kitchen and then get to enjoy your creation with a glass of wholesome milk. Great fun for all ages! For queries contact 061 376122. Sponsored by the Lakeside Hotel… Read More