Dirtbirds the internet sensation, are landing in Ballymun for one night only. Catch the Dublin Dirtbirds , Carmel and Debs as they chat about life, love and the ever changing size of Kim Kardashian's arse.
Time: 1pm & 3pm
Tickets: €10 or €32 for a family of four
This much loved fairytale comes to life on stage in an unforgettable live production of song and laughter that children will love. Goldilocks, the Three Bears and Ruff the Dog perform this exciting and fun filled musical production which takes a few twists and turns along the way with other new puppet characters and hopefully a happy ever after.
Tickets: Free (Booking essential - 018832100)
Venue: Council Chambers, Civic Centre, Main Street, Ballymun, Dublin 9
The Rooneys and Clann Rí Liamo will launch this year's Beo Ballymun Trad and Ballad festival.
Tickets: Free (No booking required)
Venue: axis Café
Free lunchtime sessions in axis café daily throughout the festival. Bring your instrument or your voice, open to all.
Time: 12pm - 1.30pm
Tickets: Free (No booking required)
Venue: Plaza (Outside axis)
Three local schools take their jigs & reels out onto the plaza for a lunchtime Céilí facilitated by musician & dancer Noreen Leech.
Tickets: €10 Adults/€5 Children
Radhairc Ceilteach proudly showcase the talented music students, young and old, of Clubteach Setanta.
Venue: Setanta Clubhouse, Main Street, Ballymun, Dublin 9.
Tribute gig for late musician Tony Olwill.
Booking available through Setanta.
Paddy Cullivan of Callan's Kicks and The Late Late Show Band brings you on an audio-visual spectacular. Using Satire, Imagery, Historical Insight and Song - (and Darkest Secrets) that happened during our Rising, Revolution and Counter-Revolution (Civil War).
We are delighted to announce this special event as part of Beo Ballymun 2017. Two giants of the Irish trad scene, Andy Irvine and Donal Lunny are uniting for an evening of great music, a mixture of traditional songs, and originals composed by Andy.
A wonderful evening of entertainment from the performers of the Clifford-Lightley School of Irish Dance and the Sinéad Lightley Theatre School.
Strolling Through Ulysses! tells the fun-filled story of Bloomsday – June 16th 1904 – the iconic day around which James Joyce’s Ulysses is based, guiding you through the curious events and quirky characters of Ulysses, in a humorous, entertaining and informative manner, with extracts from the novel which best illustrate the various aspects of Joyce’s writing – the comical, the descriptive and the complex – without compromising the integrity of the great book.
Time: 2pm & 6.30pm
The Showbiz Academy Stage School is very proud to be bringing their production of "You Can't Stop the Beat" back to the stage for two shows only on Saturday 17th June. A fun filled show set in the wonderful 1960's.
Second show added on Thursday 22nd June. For one night only the Queen of the scene, the diva with the fever, the Ballymun Bombsite herself returns for an evening of pure 110% unadulterated entertainment, join Stuffy as she goes solo for the first time this summer. Grab the girls and treat yourselves to an hilarious night out to start the summer!
BROKEN WHISPERS is a short film written by Ballymun resident Michael Peel. The film follows Joshua, a 19 year old man suffering from Mental Health problems and a chaotic home life. Through his friendship with Riley, who suffers with similar problems, they try to help each other through their struggles.
Time: 3pm & 7.30pm
The students of Acting Academy take to the stage in their annual show. This year we will present a variety show suitable for all the family. Acting Academy is one of the longest established stage schools in Ireland and has produced many innovative and creative shows for children of all ages so come along, relax and enjoy the fun.
Enya Martin, creator and writer, brings her hugely popular online characters Chanto and Shardon plus others to the theatre stage. This comedy show will feature hilarious sketches, performances and some special guests. Suitable 18+.
On the remote Siula Grande in Peru in June 1985, mountaineer Simon Yates found himself in a desperately unenviable position. He was slowly being pulled off the mountain face by his injured partner, Joe Simpson, dangling on the rope 50 metres below. His decision to cut the rope saved both their lives in the epic of survival that followed and with the publication of the book ‘Touching The Void’ and the later film, both climbers became household names.
Join multi-award winning wildlife cameraman and presenter Colin Stafford-Johnson for an evening of hair raising stories from 30 years filming in some of the wildest places left on earth.