Féile Brian Boru 2022 will take place from Wednesday 6thh July to Sunday 10th July.

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Events by Day - Saturday 9th July

Virtual Pet Competition
Saturday 9th July - 12:00 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, 9th with winners announced on Sunday. Submission portal for our Virtual Pet Competition  

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

Put your photography skills to the test and enter your best snap of our twin towns. Competition ends on Saturday 9th July at 8pm. Winners will be announced on Sunday, 10th July. The categories are wildlife, nature, buildings & structures, pastimes and scenic shots in our locality. Photography Competition Submission Portal    

Then & Now
Saturday 9th July - 12:00 am The Pier Head, Killaloe
Free

An outdoor exhibition of photos showing Killaloe/Ballina in the 1900’s with a recent photo of the same scene over 100 years later. This exhibition is a collaboration between Killaloe-Ballina Local History Society and Buffalo Studios, who created the “Now” images and the fascinating “Ghost” images with the Killaloe Photography Group.

Exhibition of oil paintings by Maurice McCarthy
Saturday 9th July - 12:00 am Crotty's Window, Main Street
Free

Maurice, now resident in Lakes Nursing Home, will exhibit some of his oil paintings, his inspiration coming from photographs of people in the outdoors. About the Artist:  At the age of five, Maurce was enrolled in the Limerick School of Music where he learned Violin. He passed the Licentiate of the Royal School of Music… Read More

Virtual Art Competition
Saturday 9th July - 8:00 am Supervalu, Killaloe
Free

The theme of this year’s Art Compeition is Exploring your neighborhood so make sure to get out and about in your area and sketch, colour or paint something that interests you. All entries can be dropped to Supervalu, Killaloe between Thursday 7th July at 12pm & Saturday 9th July at 8pm. PLEASE REMEMBER TO INCLUDE YOUR NAME,… Read More

Free Fitness Class @ TRIBE
Saturday 9th July - 9:00 am Tribe Gym, Shantraud Business Park, Killaloe
Free

At Tribe we offer conditioning based classes. These are a 45 minute medium to high intensity class that incorporate bodyweight and functional movements such as pull-ups, press-ups, kettle bells, dumbells, box jumps, squats, bike, rowing etc. The classes we offer are suitable for all levels of fitness and ability. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL – To book… Read More

Blessing of the Boats
Saturday 9th July - 9:30 am Jetty, Ballina Riverside Park
Free

All vessels which are on the water throughout the year will be blessed. All vessels are welcome!

Outdoor Yoga with Jenny
Saturday 9th July - 9:30 am Two Mile Gate, Killaloe
€7

Come along and join Jen for her regular outdoor yoga session by the lake, no need to book in just bring yourself and a mat along. €7pp – pay by cash on the day or by Revolut All levels welcome 🌞🧘🏽‍♀️🧘‍♂️🕉

Battle Flags
Saturday 9th July - 10:00 am Outside Killaloe Library
€5

Children are invited to design and paint their own clan coat of arms on their own flags BOOKING ESSENTIAL – Book Here.  

Kayaking with My Next Adventure
Saturday 9th July - 10:00 am Between the Waters, Killaloe
€5

Take to the waters of the Killaloe canal on a kayak with My Next Adventure. Enjoy a half hour session while admiring the views of the twin towns. All equipment is provided. €5 per person, pre-booking is required. Book Now!

Zumba with Taylor
Saturday 9th July - 10:00 am Clarisford Park, Killaloe
Free

Are you ready to join the Ultimate Fitness Party? Join us this festival weekend for a free Zumba® fitness class in Clarisford Park Killaloe. Zumba® is the Latin inspired dance workout for everybody and every body. Everyone is invited to join us for an hour of freedom, music and movement no matter their size, shape… Read More

Kayaking with My Next Adventure
Saturday 9th July - 10:45 am Between the Waters, Killaloe
€5

Take to the waters of the Killaloe canal on a kayak with My Next Adventure. Enjoy a half hour session while admiring the views of the twin towns. All equipment is provided. €5 per person, pre-booking is required. Book Now!

Sailing Taster Sessions
Saturday 9th 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.  All levels are Welcome. (Not suitable for children under 8 years of age – children do not have to be accompanied on… Read More

Battle Flags
Saturday 9th July - 11:00 am Outside Killaloe Library
€5

Children are invited to design and paint their own clan coat of arms on their own flags BOOKING ESSENTIAL – Book Here.  

The Shannon Swim
Saturday 9th July - 11:00 am The Pier Head, Killaloe
Free

Start point: Pier Head Finish: The Bridge approx. 500 metres. U’18’s must have a Safety 3 or higher. All participants must be registered by Friday 8th July. You can enter by completing this form or by emailing: info@feilebrianboru.com. Participants wearing wetsuits are welcome but will not be included in prize giving.

Pictures of Killaloe / Ballina
Saturday 9th July - 11:00 am The Bridge Creative Arts Centre
Free

A solo exhibition of paintings, drawing and prints of our beautiful twin towns by artist Jean Beard

Kayaking with My Next Adventure
Saturday 9th July - 11:30 am Between the Waters, Killaloe
€5

Take to the waters of the Killaloe canal on a kayak with My Next Adventure. Enjoy a half hour session while admiring the views of the twin towns. All equipment is provided. €5 per person, pre-booking is required. Book Now!

Rhythm by the Lake – Fuinneamh the Community Drum
Saturday 9th July - 12:00 pm Outside Killaloe Library
Free

A 14ft drum for all to play – no experience of drumming needed! Pop down anytime between 12:00 & 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

Killaloe Community Garden Open Day
Saturday 9th July - 12:00 pm Killaloe Community Garden
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

Kayaking with My Next Adventure
Saturday 9th July - 12:15 pm Between the Waters, Killaloe
€5

Take to the waters of the Killaloe canal on a kayak with My Next Adventure. Enjoy a half hour session while admiring the views of the twin towns. All equipment is provided. €5 per person, pre-booking is required. Book Now!

Swords & Shields
Saturday 9th July - 12:30 pm Outside Killaloe Library
€5

Be battle ready with your own sword and shield painted in your own unique battle colours! BOOKING ESSENTIAL – Book Here!

Kayaking with My Next Adventure
Saturday 9th July - 1:00 pm Between the Waters, Killaloe
€5

Take to the waters of the Killaloe canal on a kayak with My Next Adventure. Enjoy a half hour session while admiring the views of the twin towns. All equipment is provided. €5 per person, pre-booking is required. Book Now!

Kayaking with My Next Adventure
Saturday 9th July - 1:45 pm Between the Waters, Killaloe
€5

Take to the waters of the Killaloe canal on a kayak with My Next Adventure. Enjoy a half hour session while admiring the views of the twin towns. All equipment is provided. €5 per person, pre-booking is required. Book Now!

STRUT YOUR MUTT Féile Brian Ború FUN Dog Show
Saturday 9th July - 2:00 pm Cathedral Quay
€3.00 per entry

We are delighted to give all you dog lovers an opportunity to show off your Best Friend. Categories include: Handsomest Dog; Prettiest Bitch; Golden Oldie (6+ years); The Sweetest Puppy (under 1 year); Most Appealing Eyes; Waggiest Tail; Best Rescue Dog; Child’s Best Friend (for owners of 10 years old and under), Best Groomed &… Read More

Swords & Shields
Saturday 9th July - 2:00 pm Outside Killaloe Library
€5

Be battle ready with your own sword and shield painted in your own unique battle colours! BOOKING ESSENTIAL – Book Here!

Flyboarding Displays
Saturday 9th July - 2:00 pm Near the Bridge
Free

Unfortunately due to technical issues, this event has been cancelled! Apologies for any inconvenience Keep your eyes peeled along the River Shannon for FlyBoard Lough Derg who will be performing exciting flyboarding displays on the water between the twin towns.

Kayaking with My Next Adventure
Saturday 9th July - 2:30 pm Between the Waters, Killaloe
€5

Take to the waters of the Killaloe canal on a kayak with My Next Adventure. Enjoy a half hour session while admiring the views of the twin towns. All equipment is provided. €5 per person, pre-booking is required. Book Now!

Kayaking with My Next Adventure
Saturday 9th July - 3:15 pm Between the Waters, Killaloe
€5

Take to the waters of the Killaloe canal on a kayak with My Next Adventure. Enjoy a half hour session while admiring the views of the twin towns. All equipment is provided. €5 per person, pre-booking is required. Book Now!

Fairies & Warriors
Saturday 9th July - 3:30 pm Outside Killaloe Library
€5

Create your own costume, inspired by our world famous local legends Fairy Queen Aibheill of Ballycuggeran, or the infamous King Brian Ború. Cloaks, wings, headbands, crowns….. BOOKING ESSENTIAL – Book Here!

Guided Tour of St. Flannan’s Cathedral
Saturday 9th July - 4:00 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, and many other unique features within the doors of the Cathedral. Tour Guide: Deborah Dudgeon 

Kayaking with My Next Adventure
Saturday 9th July - 4:00 pm Between the Waters, Killaloe
€5

Take to the waters of the Killaloe canal on a kayak with My Next Adventure. Enjoy a half hour session while admiring the views of the twin towns. All equipment is provided. €5 per person, pre-booking is required. Book Now!

Kayaking with My Next Adventure
Saturday 9th July - 4:45 pm Between the Waters, Killaloe
€5

Take to the waters of the Killaloe canal on a kayak with My Next Adventure. Enjoy a half hour session while admiring the views of the twin towns. All equipment is provided. €5 per person, pre-booking is required. Book Now!

Fairies & Warriors
Saturday 9th July - 5:00 pm Outside Killaloe Library
€5

Create your own costume, inspired by our world famous local legends Fairy Queen Aibheill of Ballycuggeran, or the infamous King Brian Ború. Cloaks, wings, headbands, crowns….. BOOKING ESSENTIAL – Book Here!  

Kayaking with My Next Adventure
Saturday 9th July - 5:30 pm Between the Waters, Killaloe
€5

Take to the waters of the Killaloe canal on a kayak with My Next Adventure. Enjoy a half hour session while admiring the views of the twin towns. All equipment is provided. €5 per person, pre-booking is required. Book Now!

Kayaking with My Next Adventure
Saturday 9th July - 6:15 pm Between the Waters, Killaloe
€5

Take to the waters of the Killaloe canal on a kayak with My Next Adventure. Enjoy a half hour session while admiring the views of the twin towns. All equipment is provided. €5 per person, pre-booking is required. Book Now!

LED Fly-boarding Show
Saturday 9th July - 10:30 pm On Lough Derg (Near the Bridge)
Free

Unfortunately due to technical issues, this event has been cancelled! Apologies for any inconvenience 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
Saturday 9th July - 10:45 pm Near the Bridge
Free

We welcome back Rocket Pyrotechnics for another amazing display of Fireworks over the River Shannon. After two years of a break, we are so excited – an event not to be missed!

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