The Matchmaker John B Keane City Theatre Dublin 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 Kenny together play a myriad of characters in this hilarious and earthy dramatic comedy. Tickets: €18 / €16. Early booking advised.
All For Me Grog, is the show that brings you the songs and story of Irelands most internationally famous folk band of all time – The Dubliners. Presented by The Liberties, who, in replicating the original Dubliners line-up of Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly, Barney McKenna, Ciaron Burke and John Sheehan, with the exact same instrumentation and sound, bring to the stage a show of uncanny similarity to the most fondly remembered and successful Dubliners line-up.
Maggie's Country Kitchen by Martin Donohoe Nephin Theatre Group Sat 24th, Sun 25th November, 8pm Nephin Theatre Group is delighted to present their fifth production, Maggie’s Country Kitchen, a new play by Martin Donohoe. Come and join Maggie as she opens her new cafe in Dublin city, bringing country fare to the city. Meet her many customers as they experience a very different dining experience. Laughs a-plenty are guaranteed. Tickets: €12 / €10. Early booking advised.
Maggie's Country Kitchen Nephin Theatre Group Sat 24th, Sun 25th November, 8pm Nephin Theatre Group is delighted to present their fifth production, Maggie’s Country Kitchen, a new play by Martin Donohoe. Come and join Maggie as she opens her new cafe in Dublin city, bringing country fare to the city. Meet her many customers as they experience a very different dining experience. Laughs a-plenty are guaranteed. Tickets: €12 / €10. Early booking advised.
Sing Noël: Mayo Chamber Choir The Mayo Chamber Choir (formally the Ballina Chamber Choir) will present their Winter Concert under the baton of Niamh O'Kelly, International Composer and former Head of Music at Castlebar College of Further Education. Once again the choir will delight their audience with an array of choral gems. Tickets: €15. Early booking advised.
Billow Wood Saturday 1st 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 of folk, traditional and mainstream sounds. The original music scene in Mayo, and in Ireland, is booming with amazing talent at the moment, and Billow Wood are proud to be flying the flag for their locality. ...
Christmas Art workshop for Children with Elsa O’Reilly Saturday 15th December, 11am – 1pm & 2 – 4pm This Christmas-themed workshop will explore papercrafts and simple printmaking and experimenting with clay and other materials. The emphasis is on fun and creativity, and the participants will make their own work of art to take home. Price: €15. Booking essential for all workshops. Please specify which session (morning or afternoon) when booking.
Sylvan Kelly Irish Dance School Show Sunday 16th December, 4pm The Sylvan Kelly School of Irish Dancing returns to Ballina Arts Centre for a special Christmas show. The production will feature Irish music and dance with a seasonal twist. Tickets: €10/ €5. Early booking advised.