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Féile na Tána 2016

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UPCOMING EVENTS 

Oradour, Elegy for a Town @ Basement Gallery, An Táín Arts Centre
Jan 16 @ 10:00 AM – Feb 20 @ 4:00 PM
Oradour, Elegy for a Town @ Basement Gallery, An Táín Arts Centre | Dundalk | Louth | Ireland
Paul Woods The tragedy of the destruction of the town of Oradour-Sur-Glane in France and its 642 inhabitants is still to this day surrounded in controversy as to why this event occurred and in this particular place. The exhibition “Oradour, Elegy for a Town” by Paul Woods explores the haphazard and illogical process of warfare
Jan 23 @ 10:00 AM – Feb 2 @ 2:00 PM
Music Skills Showcase at Stephenstown Pond @ Stephenstown Pond | Knockbridge | Louth | Ireland
A follow up the highly successful phase one of The Music Skills Showcase Project will commence in January, 2016 at Stephenstown Pond, Knockbridge, Dundalk (exit 16 of M1). The project is supported by Create Louth. Music skills Showcase (2) provides course participants with a unique opportunity to further their skills learned from phase 1 of
Breda’s Way @ Studio Theatre, An Táin Arts Centre
Jan 26 @ 8:00 PM
Breda's Way @  Studio Theatre, An Táin Arts Centre | Dundalk | Louth | Ireland
Breda Larkin During the summer of 1985, statues of the Virgin Mary were reported to move spontaneously at different locations throughout Ireland. Thirty years later, Ballinasloe born comedian Breda Larkin decides to make her very own Virgin Mary move by taking her on a wacky pilgrimage around Ireland. So, take a seat and prepare to
Brigid of Faughart Festival @ An Tain, Pastoral Centre and Outcomer’s Centre
Jan 27 @ 12:00 PM – Feb 1 @ 12:00 PM
Brigid of Faughart Festival @ An Tain, Pastoral Centre and Outcomer’s Centre | Dundalk | Louth | Ireland
In it’s 9th year, the Festival celebrates Brigid as both Christian saint and pre-Christian Goddess and marks the ancient Celtic festival of Imbolc announcing the beginning of spring. The festival takes place in Brigid’s birthplace Faughart, also in Dundalk and Ravensdale from Wednesday Jan 27th to Monday 1st February. This unique modern festival will celebrate
Weaving Brigid’s Magic @ Oriel Centre Dundalk Gaol
Jan 30 @ 8:00 PM
Weaving Brigid’s Magic @ Oriel Centre Dundalk Gaol | Dundalk | Louth | Ireland
An Evening of Music, Song, Story & Poetry. Join us for a wonderful evening of entertainment. We are excited to welcome the DKIT Traditional Music Ensemble and Gabriella Kapfer & Heather Cowen to the 2016 Weaving Brigid’s Magic Event. We also welcome for the first time musician Miss Paula Flynn along with local poets Barbara
Catch Me- Tour @ Irish Tour | Various locations
Feb 4 @ 7:00 PM – Feb 27 @ 8:30 PM
Catch Me- Tour @ Irish Tour | Various locations
Little Red Riding Hood gets the aerial treatment as our Catch Meproduction heads back out on the road. No two performances of Catch Me can ever be the same, as visual projections and an original score are mixed in real-time like a painting, coming alive around the characters. Catch Me is full of Fidget Feet’s
Féile na Tána 2016 @ Assorted | Carlingford, Bush and Omeath
Feb 5 @ 7:00 PM – Feb 7 @ 7:00 PM
Féile na Tána 2016 @ Assorted | Carlingford, Bush and Omeath
Féile na Tána 2016 Festival Programme here Friday 5th Feb   7pm Launch Concert featuring Zoe Conway and John Mc Intyre Mary Bergin Also featuring young musicians followed by young musicians session – all welcome! Tea, buns and light refreshments served.   Venue:  The Foy Centre, Carlingford, free admission   Saturday 6th February 2016 2pm

NEWS

Drogheda Arts Festival 2016
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Drogheda Arts Festival 2016

Drogheda is the place to be for this May Bank Holiday Weekend, actually for the whole week, from Monday 25 April until Monday 2 May.The first festival of the summer swings into action with an eclectic mix of theatre, music, traditional arts, literature and spoken word, visual art, family and outdoor activities for all ages.
Clonmel Junction Festival seeks Festival Director
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Clonmel Junction Festival seeks Festival Director

Clonmel Junction Festival seeks a dynamic, experienced and highly motivated Festival Director to assume responsibility for the year round management of the Festival including the financial management and the devising and delivery of its artistic programme.
This is Curatorship
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This is Curatorship

Since 2006, Louth Contemporary Music Society has been commissioning internationally renowned composers such as Arvo Pärt and Terry Riley, hosting ambitious concerts, and has issued several recordings. Garrett Sholdice listens to some of the promoter's most recent releases.

ourCommittment

Louth County Council are committed to developing arts services which strengthen, and give voice to the stories and experiences of every corner of Louth.

Arts Service

The business of the Arts Service is not to make art

Imagination

Contribute to the appropriate conditions where creativity and imagination can flourish

Funding

Louth County Council operate a number of funding opportunities for all involved in the arts.

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