Helena regularly performs across Ireland and North America.
Relaxed Children’s Storytelling in Maynooth Library
August 22nd 2019
Main St, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
Join Helena as she runs this relaxed children’s storytelling session. Children with ASD are particularly welcome.
10.30am – Free event but booking essential
Storytelling for families at GLAS Community Garden
August 22nd 2019
GLAS Community Garden, Shangan Dr, Ballymun, Dublin 9, D09 W6P9
Come and join Helena for an afternoon of stories, songs and games in GLAS Community Garden in the heart of Ballymun. Storytelling sessions every half hour.
Throughout the garden, there will also be spaces to explore pastimes and games from our previous generations.
Children’s Hallowe’en Storytelling at Athlone Castle
October 26th 2019
Athlone Castle, Co. westmeath
Come and join Helena for some spooky Hallowe’en storytime for children. Four storytelling sessions will take place in the Upper Keep of Athlone Castle at 12pm, 2pm, 3.15pm and & 4.30pm. The first and second sessions at 12pm and 2pm are suitable for children from 3 to 6 years of age and will include fun nursery rhymes and activities suitable for that age group.
The last two sessions at 3.15pm and 4.30pm are suitable for children of 7 to 11 years of age and include fun exercises for children to create their own characters and stories. Every child is a storyteller in the making!
Children’s Hallowe’en Storytelling at North Dublin Libraries
October 30th 2019
Balbriggan Library & Skerries Library
Come and join Helena for some spooky Hallowe’en storytime for children.
Balbriggan Library @ 11am to 12 noon
Skerries Library @ 2.30pm to 3.30pm
Hallowe’en Storytelling in Kildare Library
October 31st 2019
Kildare Library, Co. Kildare
Come and join Helena for some spooky Hallowe’en storytime for adults and children aged 7+.
6.30pm – Free event, booking required
YARN Storytelling Festival
November 9th 2019
Bray Town Hall, Main St., Bray, Co. Wicklow
Today’s Ireland is fast paced and technology heavy. Our phones give us the world at our fingertips. Scientific research progresses by the day. Yet the Irish still wear the supernatural on their sleeves.
Join storyteller Helena Byrne as she delves into that which remains unexplained, with tales of spirits and demonic energies across Ireland, haunted buildings that carry the weight of their history into the present day, and accounts of personal experiences that have shaken the staunchest of sceptics.
8pm – Tickets €12/€10 Concession
April 16th 2020
Belfast, Northern Ireland – Further Details TBC
Celtic Hall — Capital District Celtic Cultural Association
May 11th 2020
430 New Karner Rd, Albany, NY 12205, USA
Milford Irish Heritage Society
May 13th 2020
131 Bridgeport Ave, Milford, CT 06460, USA
Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum
May 14th 2020
3011 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518, USA
May 15th 2020
2 Wellington Ave, Newport, RI 02840, USA
October 14th 2020
625 Pacific St, Monterey, CA 93940, USA
United Irish Cultural Center, San Francisco
October 16th 2020
2700 45th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94116, USA
Storytelling & Irish Song Experiences with Helena
Combining her love of Irish folklore and passion for Irish music, Helena Byrne regularly performs as a seanchaí (storyteller) and singer in Dublin and further afield for both private and public groups. Helena’s storytelling interweaves tales of the Other World and the mysterious Fairy Folk with traditional Irish songs and wonderful insights into the Irish life of days gone by.
IRELAND – LEARN ABOUT STORYTELLING & IRISH SONG EXPERIENCES WITH HELENA
COMING TO IRELAND FOR VACATION?
Whether you are a visitor to Ireland seeking to find out more about our rich culture, or part of the Irish diaspora family wishing to connect with your ancestry, this is the perfect activity for you. To find out more CLICK HERE
To learn how Helena’s customized Irish Storytelling & Folk Song Experiences will bring unique & memorable entertainment to your Special Event CLICK HERE
CHILDREN’S & FAMILY STORYTELLING
Learn how Helena’s ‘Irish Storytelling & Folk Song Experiences’ will bring magic & laughter to your Family Gathering or Primary School CLICK HERE
*THANK YOU – East & West Coast – May 2018*
Thank you to everyone who joined Helena along the ‘Pursuit of Happiness Tour’ – East & West Coast in May 2018 and The Deep South, October 2018.
An Evening of Food, Folklore & Fairies
Helena is a resident storyteller with Irish Folk Tours and regularly hosts ‘An Evening of Food, Folklore & Fairies’. The evening unfolds over a candlelit dinner in an intimate setting above Dublin’s oldest pub.
Irish Folk Tours Website
Previous US Tours
Thank you so much to all those who attended Helena’s Scéal Tour in September 2016, her US East Coast Tour in March 2017 and her special performances at the Embassy of Ireland in Washington DC in October 2017.
To enquire about Helena’s Storytelling & Folk Song Performance email Helena at: Helena@HelenaByrne.com