‘The Spirits of 1916’ – National Heritage Week in Ballina

The Jackie Clarke Collection presents their Annual Heritage Week event

Heritage Week in Mayo Jackie Clarke Collection

Heritage Week in Ballina 2016Under the guidance of the Jackie Clarke Collection’s Community and Volunteer Programme, the Collection will deliver an inspired evening of poetry, music, song and drama as part of part of National Heritage Week in Ballina. ‘The Spirits of 1916′ will be held in honour of all the people involved in the 1916 Rising on Wednesday August 24th, 2016 from 7.00 – 9.00pm. National Heritage Week takes place around Ireland from August 20th to 28th, 2016.

The Jackie Clarke Collection has previously held Heritage Week events that have received high praise and acclaim.

The evening will concentrate around the seven signatories of the 1916 Proclamation delivering to the audience compositions by Padraig Pearse, Thomas McDonagh and others associated with  the movement at the time.


Guests appearing on the night include the Bofield Ceili Band, Community Focus Members and other friends of the Jackie Clarke Collection.

More information on ‘The Spirits of 1916’ as part of Heritage Week in Ballina

Contact Anne Marie Forbes on + 353 (0) 96 73508 or email aforbes@mayococo.ie.
Free Admission. Booking Essential! 

For more details about events during Heritage Week in Mayo North – follow the link here.

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