Féile Brian Boru 2019 will take place from Wednesday 17th July to Sunday 21st July.

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Events by Day - Sat 20th July

Taster Kayaking
Saturday 20th July - 10:00 am Killaloe Canal
Free

Come along and try Kayaking taster sessions in the Canal. €5pp for 30 minutes on the water. Co-ordinated by My Next Adventure

Blessing of the Boats
Saturday 20th July - 10:45 am Ballina Riverside Park (below Washerwoman’s Bridge)
Free

An important event in our twin-towns – Fr. Eddie Conway will bless all vessels which are on the water throughout the year. All vessels are welcome!

Pond Dipping
Saturday 20th 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 20th 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

Sailing Taster Sessions
Saturday 20th July - 11:00 am Ballina Riverside Park (below The Washerwoman's Bridge)
Free

Ever fancied sailing on Lough Derg? Well here is your chance – Killaloe Sailing Club are offering children and adults the opportunity to enjoy dinghy sailing on the lake, in a safe environment, free of charge. All levels are Welcome. Co-ordinated by Killaloe Sailing Club.

Guided Tours of St. Flannan’s Cathedral
Saturday 20th 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

Killaloe Community Garden Open Day
Saturday 20th July - 12:00 pm Bane Field, Killaloe
Free

All welcome to visit our community garden, situated near the playground in Killaloe. Tea and Cake available. All donations welcome on the day. For further details contact: Mary Raphael 087 900 0667. Co-ordinated by Killaloe Community Garden

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

The Shannon Swim
Approx. 500 metres
Saturday 20th July - 1:30 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 19th July. Entry forms are available for download here Shannon Swim or by emailing: info@feilebrianboru.com Participants wearing wetsuits are welcome but will not be included in prize giving.

Pond Dipping
Saturday 20th July - 1:30 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

Pond Dipping
Saturday 20th July - 3:00 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

Flyboarding Show on the River Shannon
Saturday 20th July - 3:00 pm Near The Bridge
Free

Come along to watch a fantastic flyboarding display by Mark from “Flyboard Lough Derg”. What is Flyboarding? A Flyboard rider stands on a board connected by a long hose to a watercraft. Water is forced under pressure to a pair of boots with jet nozzles underneath which provide thrust for the rider to fly up to… Read More

Guided Tours of St. Flannan’s Cathedral
Saturday 20th 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

Flyboarding Show on the River Shannon
Saturday 20th July - 3:30 pm Near The Bridge
Free

Come along to watch a fantastic flyboarding display by Mark from “Flyboard Lough Derg”. What is Flyboarding? A Flyboard rider stands on a board connected by a long hose to a watercraft. Water is forced under pressure to a pair of boots with jet nozzles underneath which provide thrust for the rider to fly up to… Read More

Flyboarding Show on the River Shannon
Saturday 20th July - 4:00 pm Near The Bridge
Free

Come along to watch a fantastic flyboarding display by Mark from “Flyboard Lough Derg”. What is Flyboarding? A Flyboard rider stands on a board connected by a long hose to a watercraft. Water is forced under pressure to a pair of boots with jet nozzles underneath which provide thrust for the rider to fly up to… Read More

Flyboarding Show on the River Shannon
Saturday 20th July - 4:45 pm Near The Bridge
Free

Come along to watch a fantastic flyboarding display by Mark from “Flyboard Lough Derg”. What is Flyboarding? A Flyboard rider stands on a board connected by a long hose to a watercraft. Water is forced under pressure to a pair of boots with jet nozzles underneath which provide thrust for the rider to fly up to… Read More

LED Fly-boarding Show
Saturday 20th July - 10:30 pm On Lough Derg (Near the Bridge)
Free

Come along to watch a fantastic LED fly-boarding show, on the water near the bridge. Guaranteed to be a spectacular display and a real treat before our Féile Fireworks.

Féile Fireworks Over the Shannon
Saturday 20th July - 11:00 pm Over the River Shannon
Free

A big welcome back to Rocket Pyrotechnics Ireland, who will showcase a stunning Firework display over our beautiful River Shannon to celebrate Féile Brian Ború 2019. Not to be missed!

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