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Pandemic-friendly Ballina Fringe Festival is gearing up to bring much needed fun, laughter and colour to the streets of Ballina.
The elected members of Ballina Municipal District have been told that the council will only be committing 50 per cent of the previously budgeted for General Municipal Allocations, up to the end of July this year, owing to the current financial situation the council finds itself in due to a drop in income due to Covid-19.
The minutes of the February meeting of the Ballina Municipal District were amended at its May meeting, which took place last Friday in the Ballina Arts centre.
The elected members of the Ballina Municipal District praised the work of Gardai in seizing €330,000 worth of drugs in the locality last week, at their monthly meeting which took place last Friday in the Ballina Arts Centre. Cathaoirleach of the district, Cllr Michael Loftus, led the tributes - pointing out that the Mayo Joint Policing Committee had been pressing the Gardai to tackle the scourge of drugs, which was responded to by the setting up of a divisional drugs task force by Chief Supt Tony Healy. However, Cllr Loftus added that one part of the seizure was sinister and frightening, in regard to the detection of ammunition during the search operation that led to the seizure.
After an extensive period of storms and flooding, the changing pattern of Ireland’s weather is become ever more evident and ever more understood as the effects of climate change on our country.
After doubts about the return of Other Voices to Ballina - following its initial staging there in September 2018, it was announced last Friday that the music festival will be returning to the north Mayo town at the end of next month.
Festival-goers to this year’s Ballina Fringe Festival will be treated to another show-stopping performance by Cork actor Pat Kinevane, as he brings his latest tour de force, ‘Before’, to Ballina Arts Centre on Tuesday, October 15 with Fishamble Theatre Company.
Ballina Fringe Festival welcomes one of its own home to Mayo on Friday, October 11, with the appearance of Cross native Lisa Coen at this year’s Ballina Fringe Festival.
A new exhibition entitled Damnatio Memoriae - examining Bio-culture, Violence and Marginality in Contemporary Irish Culture - opens Friday September 6 at Ballina Arts Centre.
The sun seemed to follow this year’s 2019 Mayo Manchester Tradfest on its tour around County Mayo for the week long seventh annual festival which ran over the first week of the month.