Research shows significant numbers of Irish People attending Arts Events nationwide

Nearly one third of respondents said there are still barriers to attending or taking part in arts activities Research conducted by Kantar Media on behalf of the Arts Council published today shows significant numbers of Irish people attending arts events nationwide. 60% of people surveyed had attended an arts event in the preceding 12 months. […]

Lines Tell Lies by Marie Hanlon at The Source Arts Centre Thurles

The Source Arts Centre, Thurles, Co. Tipperary Marie Hanlon Lines Tell Lies Opening Friday, Sept. 8th 7.30pm Runs until Thursday Oct. 26th   In this exhibition Marie Hanlon presents small sculptures, wall works and a moving image piece. Lines Tell Lies initially attempts to persuade the viewer to accept realities which do not exist. Line is employed as transforming […]

Artist duo French & Mottershead look at society through the lens of local shops at Cashel Arts Festival 2017

A photographic project by UK artist duo French & Mottershead (Tate Modern, The Photographers Gallery) has been commissioned for Cashel Arts Festival 2017. The Shops Project asks owners, staff and customers of selected Cashel shops to become involved in making a series of photographs and a public exhibition investigating what we buy and who we […]

President Higgins to open Cloughjordan Community Amphitheatre

President Michael D. Higgins will open Cloughjordan Community Amphitheatre next Friday, April 21st, at 3:30pm, on the eve of Earth Day. People are welcome to attend but have to be seated in the amphitheatre by 3:30 at the latest.   With seating capacity for 250 people, the amphitheatre is a new multi-purpose performance space designed to […]

Borrisoleigh Drama Group present The Trial May Bank Holiday Weekend

 . This May Bank Holiday Weekend Borrisoleigh Drama Group present their latest production, The Trial on 28th, 29th April and 1st May in The Marian Hall, Borrisoleigh at 8.30pm. Admission is €10 and can be bought at the door on the night. The play was originally written in Irish as An Triail, by the Irish playwright […]

Tender Napalm By Philip Ridley at The Source Arts Centre Thurles

Philip Ridley’s high impact two-handed play is set for a once off explosive performance in Tipperary’s Source Arts Centre. Good Buzz Productions are delighted to bring back a reimagining of their 2016 smash hit Tender Napalm by Philip Ridley; a journey through the intense emotions and consuming desires that accompany love, A couple try to […]

The Quiet Land play at The Source Arts Centre Thurles

Telling silences, momentary hesitations, subtle shifts of tone and posture, immaculate timing – here are two masters of their craft in a beautifully paced production. In the hidden Ireland off the new EU infrastructure of motorway and ring-road, two elderly farmers lean on a fence and talk in the low-key code of near neighbours. Malachy […]

Borrisokane Players take on McPherson’s critically acclaimed production of ‘The Weir’ by Conor McPherson

. The Weir has seen both national and international success and won a number of awards including the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play. It has ran on Broadway, been performed in London and most recently in Dublin. Borrisokane Players are delighted to now stage their production of ‘The Weir’, directed by Tom Hayes […]

The Nonsense Room presents Shark in the Park at The Source Thurles

Timothy Pope goes to the park and looks through his telescope. Everything he sees he thinks it is a shark! Nick Sharratt is famous for his, clever, colourful and funny clever keyhole books for early years and now all three ‘Shark’ books have had a triumphant makeover for the stage. Sharratt’s concept in Shark in […]

ECHO ECHO DANCE THEATRE COMPANY present THE COVE at The Source Thurles

After several years focusing on establishing their own studio, performance venue, festival and participation programme in their home town of Derry, ECHO ECHO DANCE THEATRE COMPANY are delighted to have embarked on a national tour of their beautiful and unusual coastal production of THE COVE to venues all around Ireland. They are delighted to be […]

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