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Arts Events in County Louth

Music, Literature, Painting and more

Venues in Louth

Music, Theatre,Art Centres, Galleries and more

Festivals in Louth

Drogheda Arts Festival 2015

April 27th - May 4th

Create Louth : The home of the Arts in Co.Louth

UPCOMING EVENTS 

Janet Mullarney:My Minds I @ Highlanes Gallery
Mar 1 @ 10:30 AM – May 11 @ 5:30 PM
Janet Mullarney:My Minds I @ Highlanes Gallery | Drogheda | Louth | Ireland
Senior Irish artist, Janet Mullarney, ARHA, presents her first large solo exhibition in five years at Highlanes Gallery. Born in Dublin, and living between Ireland and Italy for over four decades, Janet Mullarney is one of Ireland’s most important artists working today. The title of the exhibition My Minds I refers not only to the idiom ‘mind’s eye’ but
Mar 9 @ 10:00 AM – Apr 1 @ 5:00 PM
Fields of War|Contemporary Approaches to Painting WW1 @ Tipperary Excel Arts Centre | Tipperary | Ireland
Warfare and conflict are the predominant themes in the work of the artist Paul Woods. He believes that events of the past, though often unresolved or misrepresented, have a great influence on our understanding of society and community now.  The exhibition follows the trail of the main battles fought on the Western Front, including the
A Life by Hugh Leonard @ An Táin Arts Centre
Mar 25 @ 8:00 PM – Mar 28 @ 8:00 PM
A Life by Hugh Leonard @ An Táin Arts Centre | Dundalk | Louth | Ireland
Winner of the Harvey award for best play and nominated for a Tony award this thoughtful bittersweet comedy follows the fortunes of 2 couples from their twenties to their sixties. Drumm, an intelligent, hard working and wittily sarcastic civil servant is approaching retirement and trying to take stock of his life. Along the way he
No No Nanette @ Mac Anna Theatre DKIT
Mar 26 @ 7:00 PM – Mar 27 @ 8:00 PM
No No Nanette @ Mac Anna Theatre DKIT | Dundalk | Louth | Ireland
 
Only An Hour From Dublin @ Geraldines’ Club Rooms
Mar 27 @ 8:00 PM – Mar 28 @ 10:00 PM
Only An Hour From Dublin @ Geraldines’ Club Rooms | Dundalk | Louth | Ireland
HaggleRock Theatre Group prepare to stage their first production ‘ONLY AN HOUR FROM DUBLIN’ HaggleRock Theatre Group are making final preparations to stage their first production ‘Only An Hour From Dublin’ written by Grainne Jordan, directed by Pat Cleary and produced by Brigitte Nelson on Friday 27th & Saturday 28th March in the Geraldines’ Clubrooms,
Mar 29 @ 3:00 PM
Concert at Anaverna @ Anaverna | Ravensdale | Louth | Ireland
I hope you will come and hear Geraldine O’Doherty (harp) and Joanne Quigley (violin) play at Anaverna in Ravensdale, County Louth, on Sunday 29th March at 3 pm.There will be tea and cakes after the concert.  Programme Beethoven Romance in F Shostakovich Romance from ‘The Gadfly’ Donizetti Harp Solo from Lucia di Lammermoor John Williams Theme from Schindler’s List Kreisler Liebeslied
Kaleidoscope Night @ Spirit Store, Dundalk
Apr 2 @ 8:00 PM
Kaleidoscope Night @ Spirit Store, Dundalk | Dundalk | Louth | Ireland
Having wowed audiences in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Carlow, Waterford and Kilkenny over the last 5 years, the Kaleidoscope Night music series makes its Dundalk debut in the Spirit Store on April 2nd. A unique “variety” music presentation that places different genres of creative and experimental music alongside one another in one event, the Kaleidoscope Night
Drogheda Kids Comedy Festival @ Droichead Arts Centre
Apr 3 @ 7:00 PM – Apr 4 @ 2:00 PM
Drogheda Kids Comedy Festival @ Droichead Arts Centre | Drogheda | Louth | Ireland
DROGHEDA’S FIRST KIDS COMEDY FESTIVAL in association with OUTSOURCE, Drogheda. Join us as the theatre becomes our very own comedy club for families and children. Prepare to laugh until your sides hurt with this fantastic comedy line up. These two stand-up comedy gigs will have you rolling in the aisles. The line up includes Reuben
Easter at Droichead @ Droichead Arts Centre
Apr 8 @ 10:00 AM – Apr 10 @ 11:00 AM
Easter at Droichead @ Droichead Arts Centre | Drogheda | Louth | Ireland
  EASTER AT DROICHEAD – Comedy , paper princesses, lego, and animation…. Lots to do !   THEATRE FOR CHILDREN The Paper Princess You are invited to a birthday party!  There’s glitter and sparkles, a tiny theatre and a magical story of The Paper Princess to be told.  So roll up your sleeves, open your
Apr 10 @ 7:00 PM
Dundalk Photographic Society Exhibition @ An Táin  Arts Centre | Dundalk | Louth | Ireland
Dundalk Photographic Society are holding their end of year exhibition in An Táin  Arts Centre, Basement Gallery, Dundalk Town Hall . Dundalk Photographic Society are the current Irish Photographic Federation National Club Champions and this year our exhibition is been opened by the President of the Irish Photographic Federation Cork man Michael O’Sullivan. As usual there will
Caitlín & Ciarán @ Oriel Centre, Dundalk
Apr 16 @ 8:00 PM
Caitlín & Ciarán @ Oriel Centre, Dundalk | Dundalk | Louth | Ireland
CAITLÍN & CIARÁN fiddle – concertina – dance New CD available April 2015 Acclaimed musicians each in their own right, Caitlín Nic Gabhann and Ciarán Ó Maonaigh have joined forces to create one of traditional music’s most impressive acts. The pair’s spirited music and dance is rooted in the tradition; brimming with soul and life.
May 2 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Kurtag’s Ghosts performed by Marino Formenti @ St.Peter's Church of Ireland | Drogheda | Louth | Ireland
Kurtag’s Ghosts performed by Marino Formenti as part of Drogheda Arts Festival 2015 Saturday 2 May 2015 | 8 PM St. Peter’s Church of Ireland Drogheda “[‘Kurtag’s Ghosts’ is a] gorgeous stream-of-consciousness trek through music from Guillaume de Machaut to György Kurtág … redefine[s] the possibilities of the solo recital.” —Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle

NEWS

New Prize Launched For A Poem Written By An Adult For Children
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New Prize Launched For A Poem Written By An Adult For Children

The Caterpillar – the junior version of the arts and literature magazine The Moth – has launched a new poetry competition for adults writing for children (aged 7–11). The magazine, which includes poems and stories for children – from the likes of Michael Morpurgo, Chrissie Gittins, Dennis Lee, John Hegley, Julie O’Callaghan, Brian Moses and Frank Cottrell Boyce – is passionate about introducing children to world-class poetry, and to celebrate their first year they’re looking for a stand-out poem to which they can award a prize of €1,000.
New Spring/Summer 2015 Programme of Courses
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New Spring/Summer 2015 Programme of Courses

The New Spring/Summer 2015 Programme of Courses at Creative Spark has just been launched. We’re offering courses for adults (aged 16+) in Screen Print and Etching, Ceramics, Painting, Glass Jewellery Making, Untutored Life Drawing, Weaving, Digital Marketing Transformation and Sewing machine projects.
Jackie Nickerson and Time Magazine
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Jackie Nickerson and Time Magazine

Louth based artist Jackie Nickerson's photographs feature in Time Magazine's Person of the Year edition.

ourCommittment

Louth Local Authorities 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

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Funding

Louth Local Authorities operate a number of funding opportunities for all involved in the arts.

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