Events by Type - Arts

Féile Brian Boru 2021 will take place from Wednesday 7th July to Sunday 11th July.

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The Secret Chord
Friday 19th July - 8:30 pm The Bridge Creative Arts Centre, Ballina Quay
Free

An evening of Poetry and Music with Mike and Austin Durack and guest writers Sandra Lefroy, Deirdre Grimes Patricia-Anne Moore and Fiona Clark-Echlin. There will also be an open-mic on the night so come along and read your own work or a favourite poem or short piece of literature. Admission Free and All are Welcome!… Read More

Rhythm by the Lake – Fuinneamh the Community Drum
Saturday 20th July - 12:30 pm Outside Killaloe Library
Free

A 14ft drum for all to play – no experience of drumming needed! Pop down anytime between 12:30 & 2pm and give it a go! Made from 90% repurposed material from all over Ireland. This drum is about creating community while having fun together, it’s for all ages and abilities. To play Fuinneamh all you… Read More

Traditional Family Fun Day
Sunday 21st July - 2:00 pm Cathedral Quay, Killaloe
€5.00 for 5 tickets

€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 Ború? Then come along and have a go at our Archery shooting ranges. Archery shooting ranges are open to both adults and children.  Archery is one of the oldest… Read More

Malcolm the Marmoset PI.
Sunday 21st July - 2:00 pm The Lakeside Hotel & Leisure Centre
€5.00

This immersive multi-media story includes a marmoset, a snake, gorilla, sloth, gibbon and a toucan, soundtracked by a world class line-up of musicians brought together by the Music Generation Limerick City team – including Diane Daly, Kathleen Turner, Boris Hunka, Aine Doolan, Jean Wallace, Ciara Meade and more. The showing takes place within its own micro-theatre… Read More

Fiona’s Art Classes
Wednesday 7th July - 10:00 am Online
€5

These pre-recorded art classes are suitable for all the family to participate in. There are four exciting art classes for those aged 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. Each episode walks children through all the necessary steps to complete a magnificent piece of art. €5 per family for unlimited access to all 12 online art classes. Book… Read More

Brian Ború’s Wild and Wonderful Art Adventure
Wednesday 7th July - 10:00 am Killaloe
Free

Each Clan (family/small group under 6) completes an adventure across the festival weekend using our downloadable trail map. First, the art adventure takes Clans to several heritage locations in Killaloe and Ballina. Then, compete with rival clans for the title of Wild Clan by taking Clan Selfies at the magical locations on our downloadable and… Read More

Your Favourite Place on a Plate
Wednesday 7th July - 10:00 am Killaloe
Free

Packs are available for collection from Queally’s Supervalu, Killaloe Decorate, colour, and design your own paper plate under the theme of “Your Favourite Place”. Packs can be picked up and dropped off at SuperValu. Entries will then be displayed in windows across the towns. Drop your entries back to SuperValu before 6pm on Saturday.

Photography Competition
Wednesday 7th July - 10:00 am Online
Free

Put your photography skills to the test and enter your best snap of our twin towns. Competition categories are U16s and Adults. Winners will be announced on Sunday, 11th July. The categories are wildlife, nature, buildings & structures, pastimes and scenic shots in our locality. Adult Photography Competition Submission Portal Under 16 Photography Competition Submission… Read More

Art Exhibition
Wednesday 7th July - 11:00 am The Bridge Gallery, Ballina
Free

Limerick based artist, Mary Hickey, and Zuzana Jezikova who lives in Killaloe showcase their magnificent and spellbounding works. Hickey takes the viewer on a journey of colour fusion and movement while Jezikova uses her artwork to connect viewers to their ancestral heritage and their inner light. Opened from 11am-6pm for the duration of the festival.

Photography Competition
Thursday 8th July - 12:00 am Online
Free

Put your photography skills to the test and enter your best snap of our twin towns. Competition categories are U16s and Adults. Winners will be announced on Sunday, 11th July. The categories are wildlife, nature, buildings & structures, pastimes and scenic shots in our locality. Adult Photography Competition Submission Portal Under 16 Photography Competition Submission… Read More

Your Favourite Place on a Plate
Thursday 8th July - 12:00 am Killaloe
Free

Packs are available for collection from Queally’s Supervalu, Killaloe Decorate, colour, and design your own paper plate under the theme of “Your Favourite Place”. Packs can be picked up and dropped off at SuperValu. Entries will then be displayed in windows across the towns. Drop your entries back to SuperValu before 6pm on Saturday.

Brian Ború’s Wild and Wonderful Art Adventure
Thursday 8th July - 12:00 am Killaloe
Free

Each Clan (family/small group under 6) completes an adventure across the festival weekend using our downloadable trail map. First, the art adventure takes Clans to several heritage locations in Killaloe and Ballina. Then, compete with rival clans for the title of Wild Clan by taking Clan Selfies at the magical locations on our downloadable and… Read More

Fiona’s Art Classes
Thursday 8th July - 12:00 am Online
€5

These pre-recorded art classes are suitable for all the family to participate in. There are four exciting art classes for those aged 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. Each episode walks children through all the necessary steps to complete a magnificent piece of art. €5 per family for unlimited access to all 12 online art classes. Book… Read More

Art Exhibition
Thursday 8th July - 11:00 am The Bridge Gallery, Ballina
Free

Limerick based artist, Mary Hickey, and Zuzana Jezikova who lives in Killaloe showcase their magnificent and spellbounding works. Hickey takes the viewer on a journey of colour fusion and movement while Jezikova uses her artwork to connect viewers to their ancestral heritage and their inner light. Opened from 11am-6pm for the duration of the festival.

Photography Competition
Friday 9th July - 12:00 am Online
Free

Put your photography skills to the test and enter your best snap of our twin towns. Competition categories are U16s and Adults. Winners will be announced on Sunday, 11th July. The categories are wildlife, nature, buildings & structures, pastimes and scenic shots in our locality. Adult Photography Competition Submission Portal Under 16 Photography Competition Submission… Read More

Your Favourite Place on a Plate
Friday 9th July - 12:00 am Killaloe
Free

Packs are available for collection from Queally’s Supervalu, Killaloe Decorate, colour, and design your own paper plate under the theme of “Your Favourite Place”. Packs can be picked up and dropped off at SuperValu. Entries will then be displayed in windows across the towns. Drop your entries back to SuperValu before 6pm on Saturday.

Fiona’s Art Classes
Friday 9th July - 12:00 am Online
€5

These pre-recorded art classes are suitable for all the family to participate in. There are four exciting art classes for those aged 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. Each episode walks children through all the necessary steps to complete a magnificent piece of art. €5 per family for unlimited access to all 12 online art classes. Book… Read More

Brian Ború’s Wild and Wonderful Art Adventure
Friday 9th July - 12:00 am Killaloe
Free

Each Clan (family/small group under 6) completes an adventure across the festival weekend using our downloadable trail map. First, the art adventure takes Clans to several heritage locations in Killaloe and Ballina. Then, compete with rival clans for the title of Wild Clan by taking Clan Selfies at the magical locations on our downloadable and… Read More

Art Exhibition
Friday 9th July - 11:00 am The Bridge Gallery, Ballina
Free

Limerick based artist, Mary Hickey, and Zuzana Jezikova who lives in Killaloe showcase their magnificent and spellbounding works. Hickey takes the viewer on a journey of colour fusion and movement while Jezikova uses her artwork to connect viewers to their ancestral heritage and their inner light. Opened from 11am-6pm for the duration of the festival.

Photography Competition
Saturday 10th July - 12:00 am Online
Free

Put your photography skills to the test and enter your best snap of our twin towns. Competition categories are U16s and Adults. Winners will be announced on Sunday, 11th July. The categories are wildlife, nature, buildings & structures, pastimes and scenic shots in our locality. Adult Photography Competition Submission Portal Under 16 Photography Competition Submission… Read More

Your Favourite Place on a Plate
Saturday 10th July - 12:00 am Killaloe
Free

Packs are available for collection from Queally’s Supervalu, Killaloe Decorate, colour, and design your own paper plate under the theme of “Your Favourite Place”. Packs can be picked up and dropped off at SuperValu. Entries will then be displayed in windows across the towns. Drop your entries back to SuperValu before 6pm on Saturday.

Brian Ború’s Wild and Wonderful Art Adventure
Saturday 10th July - 12:00 am Killaloe
Free

Each Clan (family/small group under 6) completes an adventure across the festival weekend using our downloadable trail map. First, the art adventure takes Clans to several heritage locations in Killaloe and Ballina. Then, compete with rival clans for the title of Wild Clan by taking Clan Selfies at the magical locations on our downloadable and… Read More

Fiona’s Art Classes
Saturday 10th July - 12:00 am Online
€5

These pre-recorded art classes are suitable for all the family to participate in. There are four exciting art classes for those aged 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. Each episode walks children through all the necessary steps to complete a magnificent piece of art. €5 per family for unlimited access to all 12 online art classes. Book… Read More

Magical Fairy Doors Workshop
Saturday 10th July - 10:00 am Outside Killaloe Library
€5

Queen Aibheal, the legendary fairy Queen of Ballycuggeran, still reigns in the underworld to this day. Make your own magical fairy door to visit the magical fairyland anytime from home. Prebooking essential Book now 

Magical Fairy Doors Workshop 11am
Saturday 10th July - 11:00 am Outside Killaloe Library
€5

Queen Aibheal, the legendary fairy Queen of Ballycuggeran, still reigns in the underworld to this day. Make your own magical fairy door to visit the magical fairyland anytime from home. Prebooking essential Book now 

Art Exhibition
Saturday 10th July - 11:00 am The Bridge Gallery, Ballina
Free

Limerick based artist, Mary Hickey, and Zuzana Jezikova who lives in Killaloe showcase their magnificent and spellbounding works. Hickey takes the viewer on a journey of colour fusion and movement while Jezikova uses her artwork to connect viewers to their ancestral heritage and their inner light. Opened from 11am-6pm for the duration of the festival.

The Fantastical Fish of Lough Derg Workshop
Saturday 10th July - 12:00 pm Outside Killaloe Library
€5

Ink painting & craft workshop celebrating the local legend of the Lough Derg monster fish! Prebooking Essential Book now 

The Fantastical Fish of Lough Derg Workshop
Saturday 10th July - 1:00 pm Outside Killaloe Library
€5

Ink painting & craft workshop celebrating the local legend of the Lough Derg monster fish! Prebooking Essential Book now 

Clan Flags Workshop
Saturday 10th July - 2:00 pm Outside Killaloe Library
€5

Be battle-ready and create your own personal modern day Clan Flag! Fabric flag design, based on the original coats of arms of the Dalcassians of Clare. Prebooking Essential Book Now

Clan Flags Workshop
Saturday 10th July - 3:00 pm Outside Killaloe Library
€5

Be battle-ready and create your own personal modern day Clan Flag! Fabric flag design, based on the original coats of arms of the Dalcassians of Clare. Prebooking Essential Book Now

Mystical River Wishes Workshop
Saturday 10th July - 4:00 pm Outside Killaloe Library
€5

Make a mystical wish! Follow the ancient ritual of making offerings to the majestic mystical river Shannon. Model making based on Killaloe’s wonderful St. Lua’s Oratory. Prebooking Essential Book Now

Mystical River Wishes Workshop
Saturday 10th July - 5:00 pm Outside Killaloe Library
€5

Make a mystical wish! Follow the ancient ritual of making offerings to the majestic mystical river Shannon. Model making based on Killaloe’s wonderful St. Lua’s Oratory. Prebooking Essential Book Now

Brian Ború’s Wild and Wonderful Art Adventure
Sunday 11th July - 12:00 am Killaloe
Free

Each Clan (family/small group under 6) completes an adventure across the festival weekend using our downloadable trail map. First, the art adventure takes Clans to several heritage locations in Killaloe and Ballina. Then, compete with rival clans for the title of Wild Clan by taking Clan Selfies at the magical locations on our downloadable and… Read More

Fiona’s Art Classes
Sunday 11th July - 12:00 am Online
€5

These pre-recorded art classes are suitable for all the family to participate in. There are four exciting art classes for those aged 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. Each episode walks children through all the necessary steps to complete a magnificent piece of art. €5 per family for unlimited access to all 12 online art classes. Book… Read More

Art Exhibition
Sunday 11th July - 11:00 am The Bridge Gallery, Ballina
Free

Limerick based artist, Mary Hickey, and Zuzana Jezikova who lives in Killaloe showcase their magnificent and spellbounding works. Hickey takes the viewer on a journey of colour fusion and movement while Jezikova uses her artwork to connect viewers to their ancestral heritage and their inner light. Opened from 11am-6pm for the duration of the festival.