Billow Wood at the Ballina Arts Centre 1 st December, 8pm

Locally based folk-trad-pop band Billow Wood bring a night of original music to Ballina Arts Centre.  After a jam-packed Summer of playing around Ireland (including the Ballyshannon Folk Fest and Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann Gig Rig) and fresh back from a tour of America, Billow Wood will be showcasing their original songs and music with their unique blend […]

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The Matchmaker at Ballina Arts Centre

The Matchmaker follows the efforts of Dicky Mick Dicky O’Connor to make matches for the lonely and lovelorn from all parts of the country. At the centre of this celebrated production is John B Keane’s marvellous and mischievous wit coupled by his unparalleled way with words. Television favourite Mary McEvoy and actor and comedian Jon […]

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Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour is coming to Mayo

COCA-COLA Ireland is celebrating the start of the festive season by unveiling the 2018 Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour locations – and Ballina is on the list. The tour, which kicks off in Galway on November 30, will visit Ballina Military Barracks on Wednesday, December 12. This is the eighth year that the iconic Coca-Cola Christmas […]

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Hugh Tinney at the Ballina Arts Centre

Join Pianist Hugh Tinney as he celebrates his 60th birthday tour, performing works by composers Beethoven, Chopin and Schubert as well as Irish composer Ian Wilson and British composer Thomas Adés. Hugh is one of Ireland’s most celebrated concert pianists and has made a major contribution to Irish concert life for over thirty years, including […]

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Callaghan’s Place By John McDwyer Beezneez Theatre Company Tuesday 13th November, 8pm at Ballina Art Centre

Beezneez Theatre Company present the much requested revival of what many consider to be John McDwyer’s finest play. Paul and Mary Dolan struggle to come to terms with the departure of their only child to study at university. A mysterious Englishman arrives in their midst and his blossoming friendship with the daughter creates tension and tragedy […]

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N26 Roadworks – Ballina

Mayo County Council are aware of the inconvenience which has been caused by the ongoing essential Mainline Works on the N26 approach road and have introduced measures in an attempt to reduce delays. The works, which are part of a €1.2 million Road Improvement Scheme, will see the lifespan of the N26 approach road to […]

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Laying the Foundations: A guide to Youth Drama Facilitation. One Day Masterclass @ Ballina Arts Centre

As part of Mayo Arts Service’s Excel Youth Arts and Professional Development programmes.  Mayo Arts Service are delighted to work with Youth Theatre Ireland in providing a one-day Masterclass in Laying the Foundations: A guide to Youth Drama Facilitation.  Youth Theatre Ireland is the national development organisation for youth theatre. This Masterclass will be delivered by […]

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Leader funding boost for six Mayo community initiatives

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, has announced €133,346.73 in funding through the Leader programme to support six community initiatives in Mayo. The following projects in Mayo have been allocated funding: Recipent Purpose Amount Ballina Tidy Town Company Limited Funding to install lighting system to light up the archway at entrance to Belleek […]

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