Archive for the Ballinasloe Category

Cruinniú na nÓg Events in Ballinasloe

TweetOn Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd June, as part of the national day of children’s creativity, Cruinniú na nÓg, Ballinasloe Library and Europe Direct information center were happy to host two interesting and unusual events for kids. The Friday event, The Shape of Things, was presented by

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ConTempo Quartet Concludes Spring Lunchtime Concert Series

Tweet Galway Ensemble in Residence, the Contempo Quartet, concluded its Ballinasloe Lunchtime Series, Thursday, June 14th at 1PM in the Church Gallery, Ballinasloe Library. The series was organised by Galway Music Residency as part of its commitment to providing classical music performances to towns in County Galway

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Europe Day Event: We’re Going On A Bear Hunt

Tweet It wasn’t just the adults who were catered for with our talk on Ireland’s membership on the EU on May 8th. The following day, Ballinasloe Europe Direct Centre was delighted to host a very special, European themed sensory story time session with renowned sensory creative educator

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Europe Day Event: ‘The impact of EU membership on Ireland’

Tweet In celebration of Europe Day 2018 join us here in Ballinasloe Europe Direct Information Centre on Tuesday May 8th at 11.30am when Senator Maura Hopkins, Irish delegate to the council of Europe will host a discussion with Mairead McGuinness MEP, First Vice President of the European

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Supporting the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 in Europe Direct Ballinasloe

TweetBallinasloe Library are delighted to be hosting events this year in support of the European Year of Cultural Heritage. The year will see a series of initiatives and events across Europe to enable people to become closer to and more involved with their cultural heritage. Cultural heritage

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Christmas Concert at Ballinasloe Library

TweetBallinasloe Library was delighted to host the ConTempo Quartet and local soprano Rachel Goode who performed as part of the annual Christmas concert on Thursday, 14th December at 7:30PM. The quartet lead the evening with a magical selection of music and carols, as well as a beautiful

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Soapbox 2017 at Ballinasloe Library

Tweet Ballinasloe EDIC once again hosted this years Soapbox Competition on Friday, 29th September. One of the first regional finals of the competition, 22 competitors took part in total, speaking on the theme of ‘Brexit: Ireland’s Opportunity?’. With 19 speakers in the ’18 and Under’ category, competition

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Strings Festival Success in Ballinasloe Library

Tweet   Ballinasloe Library and Europe Direct Information Centre was delighted to play host to the first Strings Festival this year. Taking place over the course of the 14th and 15th of July, the two days were packed full of events and featured spectacular performances from a

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Monday 12 to Friday 30 June: EU Aid Volunteer photo exhibition, Europe House, Dublin 2

TweetIn cooperation with Comhlámh, the European Commission Representation in Ireland is hosting a photo exhibition on the EU Aid Volunteer initiative. The exhibition features EU volunteers working with organisations across Europe as well as local volunteers working on humanitarian projects across Asia, Africa and Latin America. It

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Poster Competition Winners receive their prizes at Ballinasloe EDIC.

Poster Competition Winners receive their prizes at Ballinasloe EDIC.

TweetEurope Direct Ballinasloe was delighted to collaborate with the Fit Town Team and the two Post Primary Schools in the town to run an ‘Exploring Ballinasloe’ competition. The competition was project based (max 4 people) and the challenge to design a poster which will promote Ballinasloe as

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