Events by Type - Sport

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

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Guided Walk of Ballycuggaran Loop
Thursday 5th July - 8:00 pm Ballycuggaran, Two Mile Gate

Come along and enjoy a Guided Walk on Ballycuggaran, or Baile Ni Chogarain in Irish, which was homeland of the O’Cuggarans, an important family at the court of Brain Boru. Aoibheal’s Rock, the legendary abode of Aoibheal, fairy queen of the O’Briens, is at the highest point of Ballycuggaran. This walk is 7km and follows… Read More

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

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: Participants wearing wetsuits are welcome but will not be included in prize giving.

Féile Five Miler
Sunday 8th July - 10:00 am Clarisford Park

Follow in the footsteps of Brian Ború and his warriors by taking part in the Féile Five Miler – a five-mile scenic and historic run in Killaloe. Start & finish point: Clarisford Park. Registration from 9am. Race starts at 10am sharp. Adult registration fee – €15. Mementos & prizes for those taking part. Showers and changing facilities… Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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