Friday 8th - Sunday 10th Sept. 2017

Ballinasloe, County Galway, Ireland

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Photo Exhibition

Photo Exhibition

Venue: Ballinasloe Library, 9am-5pm
Admission/Táille: Free

Showcasing a selection of photographs, "Ballinasloe Old & New" depicting Ballinasloe’s people and places in years gone by. Material sourced by Liam Jordan, Gerry Devlin, Gerard Stronge, Robert Riddell and Evelyn Donnellan.


A Cuppa & A Tune - Trad at the Market

A Cuppa & A Tune - Trad at the Market

Venue: Town Hall Foyer, 10am - 12pm
Admission/Táille: Free

A traditional Seisiún of music, song and dance at the local country market.


Festival Opening Concert with The Kane Sisters & John Blake

Festival Opening Concert with The Kane Sisters & John Blake

Venue: Ballinasloe Town Hall, 8pm
Admission/Táille: 15 Euro

From North Connemara, Liz and Yvonne Kane, known as The Kane Sisters, are much respected musicians and educators.  They are renowned for their great mix of esoteric tunes generously sprinkled with spine-tingling Paddy Fahey compositions.  For this performance they will be accompanied by the respected guitar player John Blake


Opening Night Music Seisiúns

Opening Night Music Seisiúns

Venue: The Pillar House, 9pm
Admission/Táille: Free

With a host of musicians enjoy the craic and tunes of Festival Opening Night


About Larry

About Larry Reynolds

Larry Reynolds was a renowned Fiddle player from Ahascragh, Ballinasloe who emigrated to Boston over sixty years ago...Read more ›

Weekend Events

Weekend Events

There will Music, Traditional Singing & Sean Nós Dance workshops throughout the town with some of the finest tutors in the business...Read more ›