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

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Events by Day - Wednesday 7th July

Peter Lacey Photographic Exhibition
Wednesday 7th July - 10:00 am Pier Head, Killaloe
Free

This collection of Peter Lacey’s photographs were recently donated to Killaloe-Ballina Local History Society. Displayed where Peter taught the local children to swim in the 50s and 60s, this offers a brief insight into the life of this incredible man. If you wish to see the complete collection, visit www.killaloeballinalhs.wordpress.com. Peter came to Killaloe around… 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

Scavenger Hunt
Wednesday 7th July - 10:00 am Killaloe
Free

Explore the twin towns of Ballina and Killaloe as you embark on an adventure completing the Féile Brian Ború Scavenger Hunt. How many can you find? Suitable for younger members of the family. Downloadable Scavenger Hunt

Self Guided Historical Walking Tour
Wednesday 7th July - 10:00 am Killaloe and Ballina
Free

Take a self-guided walk through the historic twin towns of Killaloe and Ballina following the canal and River Shannon. The tour will take you past nine panels each with an old image and description of the place in its time; you will also find out about the trades associated with these waterways and how they… Read More

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

Enter a picture of your beloved animal friends into one of our pet competition categories; Cutest Eyes, Best Action Shot, Best “Oh No” Shot and Best Sleeping Position. The submission portal closes at 8pm on Saturday, 10th with winners announced on Sunday. Submission portal for our Virtual Pet Competition  

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.

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