About bleeding

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far bleeding has created 19 blog entries.

Children’s Bodhrán Workshop


Beginners Bodhran Workshop Age: 9 - 12 year olds CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT Learn the bodhran in fun friendly group setting. Learn the basics of the heartbeat of traditional Irish music. Bodhran fundamentals, jigs [Read more...]

Children’s Bodhrán Workshop2019-07-15T16:36:25+00:00

Children’s Tin Whistle Workshop


Beginner's Tin Whistle Workshop with Éamonn Galldubh Ages: 9 - 12-year-olds CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT Learn tin whistle fundamentals in a group setting. This workshop will cover basic technical aspects of the instrument and [Read more...]

Children’s Tin Whistle Workshop2019-07-15T16:27:11+00:00

Drama @ Café Natural


2 One Act Plays in Café Natural on Saturday 7th. September at 4.00pm. More info to follow....

Drama @ Café Natural2019-07-10T18:53:30+00:00

Martello Tour 2


Tour 2 starts with a historical Walk and Talk along the Cliff Walk in Portrane led by local historian and author Peadar Bates. Starts at 12.00 noon sharp. Hidden away in North Dublin, is Portrane’s lovingly restored [Read more...]

Martello Tour 22019-07-10T18:33:39+00:00

Martello Tour 1


Hidden away in North Dublin, is Portrane’s lovingly restored Martello Tower & Gardens. Explore two centuries of history encased in 8ft thick stone walls built to withstand maritime attack by Napoleon. Tour is given by experienced guide [Read more...]

Martello Tour 12019-07-10T15:59:17+00:00



Harvest: A Tribute To Neil Young will play Keelings, Donabate on Thursday 12th September - celebrating the best of the legendary Canadian singer-songwriter. Donabate residents, Sean O'Leary and Alison Blood (O’Leary) are members of the band. [Read more...]


P.P.A.I. Exhibition


We are delighted to announce an exhibition of award-winning photographs on loan from the Press Photographers of Ireland. This exhibition features photographs from some of our best-known press photographers. The 2019 exhibition features 101 prints and [Read more...]

P.P.A.I. Exhibition2019-07-07T13:05:29+00:00

Art & Photography competition.


The Bleeding Pig is staging the Amateur Art & Photography Competition for the second year, as a result of a fantastic response to last year’s Competitions. The Sponsor of both Competitions is Ray O’Rourke of Easy [Read more...]

Art & Photography competition.2019-06-17T16:03:48+00:00

Take a Walk on the Wild Side


Take a Walk on the Wild Side… Biodiversity Beach Walk & Talk with Hans Visser Biodiversity is the shortened form of two words "biological" and "diversity." It refers to all the variety of life that can [Read more...]

Take a Walk on the Wild Side2019-07-16T17:26:59+00:00

Gala Concert


This year's Gala Concert in St. Patricks Church, Donabate sees the return of some old favourites alongside new acts which we hope you will all enjoy. Back again are The Young Dublin Symphonia, Navan Community Singers, [Read more...]

Gala Concert2019-07-15T15:45:25+00:00

Sing A Song


Sing A Song or Singalong Venue: Shoreline Hotel, Donabate. Tower Singing Circle Smyth's Crew The NoName Band

Sing A Song2019-05-06T12:39:01+00:00

Exploration Dome


Exploration Dome – Pop Up Planetarium The mobile planetarium is designed to explore science, astronomy, geology and geography in a fun and interactive way. It provides a fully mobile digital planetarium dome with astronomy and science [Read more...]

Exploration Dome2019-07-16T06:48:00+00:00

Festival Launch


Launch Thursday 5th September Venue The Brook, Portrane------- Comhaltas Leithinis Donabate Portrane Comhaltas Leithinis Donabate Portrane The newly formed Comhaltas Leithinis Donabate Portrane is going from strength to strength. The group has [Read more...]

Festival Launch2019-07-06T14:09:45+00:00

Church of Ireland tour


During the tours of the Church of Ireland church in The Square, Donabate, Brian Scott will guide visitors through the historic interior and exterior of this fine building which dates back to the 13th. century. The [Read more...]

Church of Ireland tour2019-05-04T19:44:23+00:00

Art workshop


The amazing teacher, communicator, artist, that is Robert Shaw returns again this year to hold his two hour workshop for amateur artists. Robert talks, teaches, entertains and paints during his session robertshaw.ie

Art workshop2019-05-04T18:52:36+00:00

Film Festival


The Bleeding Pig Film Festival is back for its fourth edition from Monday 9th to Wednesday 11th September in its usual venue Keelings of Donabate and there are some exciting new changes afoot this year.The film festival [Read more...]

Film Festival2019-05-01T21:29:21+00:00



Mokhuhanga - Japanese Woodblock Printmaking Workshop for Beginners. Mokuhanga (Japanese woodblock print) is a beautiful, ancient printmaking technique dating back to the 8th Century. This one-day workshop is suitable for complete beginners or those with some [Read more...]


Basket Making


Basket Making Workshop. Come explore your creative side and discover one of the world’s oldest crafts. In this beginner basket-making course, Ronan and Elaine from Newgrange Willow Design will introduce you to the basic techniques and [Read more...]

Basket Making2019-04-30T22:01:01+00:00

The Good Old Days


The Good Old Days come to the Peninsula during The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival Work is well on the way organising the themed concert during The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival in September. The Concert is based [Read more...]

The Good Old Days2019-05-11T14:18:07+00:00