Some 2020 Events


Upcoming Events to look forward to in 2020 including : 

Ballinamore Drama Festival with a week long programme of super entertainment week beginning Fri March 6th 

Musical Society Presents ‘Working 9 – 5’ from March 28th 

Ballinamore Angling Festival week beginning May 25th 

Cowboys and Heroes at Drumcoura City weekend of Fri May 29th (June Bank Holiday)

Vintage Tractor event the same weekend

Biggest 90s – 00s disco festival Drumcoura City Sat July 4th 

Ballinamore Family Festival opens Sun Aug 9th 

Ballinamore Agricultural Show Tues Aug 11th 

Kings Classic formerly King of Clubs week beginning Mon Aug 31st 

World Pairs Angling Championships week beginning Mon Sept 7th 

please forgive me if I’ve left some out


2016 Ballinamore 50th August Festival Aug 7th – 14th 2016


Amazing line up of Free Entertainment includes :

Opening event Sunday afternoon, August 7th Mike Denver, followed by Ritchie Remo

Through the week : Lee Matthews, Gerry Guthrie, Abbaesque, Kevin Logue

all rounded off on Sunday 14th from 9pm with Robert Mizzel

Fun events throughout the week include

Binocular Soccer, Canoeing on the Canal, Kids Treasure Hunt, Dodgeball, The Bed Race, Ducking Chair and Canal Games, ending with FIREWORK DISPLAY Sun 14th

Highlight of the week Ballinamore Agricultural Show Tues Aug 16th


Joe Mooney Summer School


Hamill’s in Ballinamore is a great base from which to enjoy the Joe Mooney Summer School in nearby Drumshanbo, July 16th to 23rd.  Visitors gather on the deck in the evening to share the days tunes, songs and stories



Nathan Carter in Drumshanbo


July’s entertainment calander is brimming with events for visitors to Hamill’s with Pat Shortt and Nathan Carter as part of the exciting lineup of entertainment at An Tostal Festival Drumshanbo starting June 25th



Angling Holidays in Leitrim


After Ballinamore’s best angling season in recent times, we are pleased to note that many of our regulars are already planning their 2015 angling holidays in Ballinamore.  We look forward to seeing you all back with us your next visit.

World Pairs Angling Championship 2014


The World Pairs Angling Championship returns to the Ballinamore area this week.  Registration takes place in the Standing Stone Hotel on Sunday September 7th.  Anglers from all around the world will compete for very generous prize money.  We are pleased to welcome back to Hamill’s B&B the winning pair from the 2012 and 2013 championship and we wish Cathal Hughes and Philip Jackson and all our other competing guests the very best of luck for 2014.  It will be an exciting week with its closing ceremony at the Slieve Russell Hotel on Friday September 12th .