PictureHouse Announce Plans To Celebrate 21st Anniversary Of Their Debut Album

National Concert Hall, Wednesday 13th September, 8pm Special Guests: “Songs in The Key Of D” Choir Debut album Shine Box released in 1996 Album called: “How Can I Explain How It Came to Be” Irish act PictureHouse have announced plans to celebrate the 21st birthday of their debut album Shine Box with a show in […]

Award Winning Local Singer Pete Kennedy To Return To Birr Stage

Award winning local singer Pete Kennedy will return to the stage at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre on Saturday 20 May.   The Birr man will be supporting US native Josh Christina on his debut Irish Rockabilly Nights Tour across Ireland next month.   He will perform a short set and will be followed by […]

Paterson at the Nenagh Arts Centre

Paterson is a bus driver in the city of Paterson, New Jersey – they share the name. Every day, Paterson adheres to a simple routine: he drives his daily route, he writes poetry into a notebook; he stops in a bar and drinks exactly one beer; he goes home to his wife, Laura. By contrast, […]

The Olive Tree is coming to Nenagh

– Nenagh Arts Centre – Friday 5th May (8:30pm) – Hawkswell Theatre, Sligo – Thursday 11th May (12:45pm) – Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise – Thursday 18th May (8pm) – Tinahely Courthouse, Wicklow – Saturday 20th May (8:30pm) From a dull day in Tesco to the dusty fields of Palestine. In the blink of an eye. […]

Leaving Cert play The Trial to be performed by Borrisoleigh Drama Group

This May Bank Holiday Weekend Borrisoleigh Drama Group present their latest production, The Trial on 28th, 29th April and 1st May. The play was originally written in Irish as An Triail, by the Irish playwright Máiréad Ní Ghráda and is part of the Irish language curriculum for the Leaving certificate. The play is set in Ireland during the 1960s and deals with the […]

John Wilson’s A Taste of Rory – A night of music and memories celebrating the life of Rory Gallagher at The Source Arts Centre

John Wilson is one of the most respected musicians on the Irish music scene. In the 1960s when he started to play drums, He was part of the first wave of Irish musicians to help put Irish rock and blues music on the worldwide stage. John played in many bands who were leading the scene in […]

Acclaimed Ivor Browne Film Coming To Tipp

More than 5000 people will have seen Alan Gilsenan’s ‘Meetings with Ivor’ in its first two months. This is a phenomenal record for a new Irish documentary that was completed in January. It had a premiere screening at Dublin’s IFI Cinema on January 14th last during the First Fortnight Festival attended by President Michael D […]

John B Kean’s Classic Big Maggie To Be Brought To Life On Birr Stage

The story of Big Maggie Polpin and her attempts to keep her family together after the death of her husband is an enduring theatre favourite.   The John B Keane classic will be brought to life at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre on Saturday 29 April by Laois’ newest theatre group, Fourth Wall Laois Theatre […]

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 […]

Hell or High Water at the Nenagh Arts Centre

Following a series of armed robberies at a number of branches of Texas Midland Bank where very little money was taken, we learn that the motive of unemployed oil and gas worker Toby Howard (Chris Pine) and his brother — just released from prison — is to raise enough money to pay off the reverse […]

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