⛵️❤️ ⚓️ Beatyard returns August 4th / 5th 2018 ⛵️ ❤️ ⚓️
Limited number of 3-for-1 price Saturday+Sunday tickets available at the moment on : http://
Line up details coming soon
It’s officially event day!
Our team are on site & just putting the finishing touches on everything down in Dun Laoghaire Harbour!
Just a few housekeeping things to take note of, to help make sure there are no hiccups on arrival or while you are enjoying The Ball today.
IMPORTANT ATTENDEE INFORMATION
If you have bought a ticket from a third party and not from the UCD & DIT SU Shops or our official ticketing service on our site/Eventbrite, you do so at your own risk!
The following forms of photo identification are acceptable once they are in date:
The following forms of student ID are acceptable once they are in date:
*In exceptional circumstances organisers may accept a letter from your education provider in lieu of student ID. This is at the discretion of the organiser & is not guaranteed.
Alcohol may NOT be brought in from outside – there are bars within the venue which will be selling a selection of beer, wine, cider & spirits.
9. Getting to & from The Ball
We advise all attendees to make use of public transport as parking spaces are very limited in the surrounding area – the festival will be serviced by the DART, the 46A & the 75 buses and Lynk taxis will also be servicing the area.
Please check www.transportofireland.ie to route your journey.
10. We aim to make this an annual event and we would ask that all students abide by all legal by-laws pertaining to alcohol in public areas, noise pollution, littering etc. Please adhere to the direction from our stewards & security as well as An Garda Siochana and please be mindful of our neighbours when exiting the venue.
Please be safe and enjoy the day – this is your end of year party and we want it to be as much fun as possible for you!
Now someone pass us a drink 😉
THE BALL TEAM x
22nd March 2017
Dun Laoghaire Harbour to welcome 100,000 visitors to celebrate Bicentenary
Dun Laoghaire is set for a summer of celebrations to mark the Harbours 200th anniversary. The Dun Laoghaire Harbour Bicentenary Steering Group has announced its programme of activities to coincide with the milestone event.
The Opening Ceremony will be officiated by President Michael D Higgins & the groups Patron Minister Mary Mitchell O Connor on 31st May. Other featured events include an International Harbour Food Festival featuring over 25 unique vendors (4th & 5th June), a live Viking Invasion re-enactment with longboats as seen on the hit TV Show ‘Vikings’ (20th August) and The Kingstown 200 Classic Boat Race (8th July).
100,000 visitors are expected to visit the Harbour this summer to participate in the free public events.
The Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company in collaboration with a range of local stakeholders have put in place a schedule of exhibitions, workshops, lectures and events to mark the Bicentenary.
Gerry Dunne, CEO of Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company: said “the programme of events throughout the summer reflects the cultural and historical role the Harbour has played not just in Dun Laoghaire but in its wider environs over the past 200 years”. Thanking all those who worked tirelessly on the project, Mr Dunne said “the Bicentenary will bring a welcome boost to the local economy and reinforce the sense of public pride in one of the country’s greatest landmarks”.
More information can be found at www.dlharbour200.ie .
Contact: Alan Cantwell @ 086 8147855. firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Steering Group members include Dun Laoghaire Business Improvement District, National Maritime Museum of Ireland, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre, The Pavilion Theatre, RNLI, The Coal Harbour Users Group, Irish National Sailing School & The Combined Dun Laoghaire Yacht Clubs.
The Ball has announced their line up for the Intervarcity festival this coming April 2017.
Headlining is Irish Singer Songwriter Gavin James along with Bakermat Live, Route 94, Waze & Odyssey, Hare Squead, Smash Hits, Mark Mc Cabe and many more
This unique event takes place in the Ferry Terminal Compound overlooking the harbour.
More details to be confirmed at http:www.theball.ie.
The Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta takes place this 6-9th July 2017.
Its one of the biggest events of the harbour sailing calendar and involves all 4 yacht clubs Dun Laoghaire Yacht clubs and entrants from the sailing community nationwide and overseas.
To celebrate the Harbour Bicentenary the committee have added to the race schedule to include a unique classic boat race to celebrate the harbours bicentenary. The race will see international and local classic boats taking part.
For more information go to http://www.dlregatta.org/
Friday 25th November 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Minister for Jobs Enterprise and Innovation
Launches Dun Laoghaire Harbour Bicentenary Steering Group
Minister Mary Mitchell O Connor today became Patron of the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Bicentenary programme
Convening in the historic Harbour Lodge in Dun Laoghaire, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation met the members of the Steering Group, which includes the Pavilion Theatre, DLR County Council, the RNLI, the Coal Harbour Users Group, The National Maritime Museum, Dalkey Heritage Centre, a representative of the 4 Yacht Clubs, the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company and Dun Laoghaire Business Improvement District (BID).
The Bicentenary Steering Group met to discuss a series of initiatives to commemorate and celebrate the 200 year history of this historic harbour.
May 31st 1817 saw the laying of the first stone in the creation of one of the world’s finest man-made harbours , originally named as “The Royal Harbour of King George 1V at Kingstown”
Gerry Dunne, CEO of Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company said ” this is an incredibly exciting initiative , of national and international significance. We will be engaging with members of the Irish Diaspora all over the world, so that we can gather relevant stories and memorabilia, and create a legacy both online and physical, a legacy which this special place fully deserves”
Contact: Carolyn Hanaphy 01 271 3203 email@example.com
Image 1 – Steering group meet in the Harbour Lodge Boardroom (Group Photo).
Image 2 – (L-R) Donal Marren (Chairperson of the Group), Minster Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O Connor & Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council Cathaoirleach Cormac Devlin.
Image 3 – Dun Laoghaire Harbour Bicentenary Logo.