Ballina 2023 : Beginnings – Live

Ballina 2023 : Beginnings – Live


Ballina 2023 is a year-long celebration that will mark the 300th Anniversary of the official founding of the town and will feature a series of large scale public events throughout the year.

Ballina 2023 will launch their new website and logo with a specially commissioned promotional film that will showcase all that is unique and wonderful about Ballina.  The film will premiere live on the website,, on Friday September 17th  from 1pm.

To celebrate the launch, which coincides with Culture Night, Ballina 2023 will also be staging their first public celebration of the year-to-come, Ballina 2023 : Beginnings – Live an open-air live music event at Tom Ruane Park.  The event will feature a line-up of some of the best of Ballina’s local music talent performing live together for the first time as well as the first public screening of the new Ballina 2023 promo film, in what promises to be a magical evening on the banks of the river Moy.

The line-up will feature Ballina favourites folk/ trad/ pop group Billow Wood, rising star, Michael Moloney, the popular local tenor David Lynn, songstress and budding actress Fionnuala O’Boyle and Ballina’s own Drag Queen extraordinaire Bradley Brock. Gates will open at 6pm.

The Local Live Performance Programming Scheme is funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media and administered by Mayo County Council. 



Time: 6.30pm - 9pm

Genres: Music / Performance

Features: Family friendly / Wheelchair accessible

Address: Tom Ruane Park, Ballina


Phone: (086) 855 8509

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