Ballina 2023 are delighted to partner with Ballina Community Radio to present On The Road, an offsite broadcaster that will visit the people and places of Ballina and the surrounding regions throughout 2023. On the Road will broadcast weekly on BCRFM and online, as well as visiting Ballina it will visit the towns and villages in North Mayo and West Sligo throughout the year.
A Partnership with Inland Fisheries Ireland The Moy Fishery is probably one of the most productive salmon fisheries in western Europe, where historical catches of over 5,000 salmon have been recorded in a single season. Its entire length, of just over 2½ km, is located within the Ballina town boundaries. Originally thought to have been built in the 16th Century, the Ballina Salmon Weir is situated on the lower end of the River Moy and has […]
This Giant Tent will build on a very special project by children celebrating culture and identity that happened in Ballina 2018-2019 involving the Involve Youth Project and Scoil Íosa. For 2023, the project will be developed into a public event rooted in community and celebration. The multi-cultural event will celebrate Traveller culture in Ballina and the myriad of cultures and communities that call Ballina home. Dates to be announced This event is funded by […]
River Moy Swim 2021, Credit James Wright Photography On July 8thth 2023, Ballina 2023 will shine a spotlight on the River Moy with a day long celebration of water centred activities and cultural events. The day will kick-off with the River Moy Swim, which aims to have 300 participants to mark Ballina’s 300th anniversary and will conclude with a very special performance along the banks of the River. Swim Ireland will open bookings for the […]