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Exhibition| ‘Come to the Edge’ @ Basement Gallery, An Táín Arts Centre
Sep 3 @ 10:00 AM – Oct 17 @ 4:00 PM
Exhibition| 'Come to the Edge' @ Basement Gallery, An Táín Arts Centre | Dundalk | Louth | Ireland
The 2015 Creative Spark/Create Louth residency exhibition with supporting exhibition of work by Creative Spark Print Studio members. The artists from the 2014 – 2015 Create Louth Residency Programme at Creative Spark are; Omin (Co. Louth), Anna-Marie Savage (Co. Down), Fiona Marron (Co. Monaghan) and Amelia Steely (USA). Artists Talks OMIN: 26th Sep 1 –
Onderweg/ On the Way @ Galerie De Wandelgangen
Sep 13 @ 3:00 PM – Oct 31 @ 6:00 PM
Onderweg/ On the Way @ Galerie De Wandelgangen | Nevele | Vlaanderen | Belgium
Opening Exhibition Els Borghart and Declan Kelly Onderweg / On the Way 13 September at 3pm in Galerie De wandelgangen (Stationsstraat 20, Landegem, Belgium) We are delighted to invite you to the opening of the exhibition ‘Onderweg/On the Way’ by artists/ curators Els Borghart and Declan Kelly on Sunday the 13th of September 2015 at
Seisiún na n-Óg @ Droichead Arts Centre
Sep 27 @ 1:30 PM – Dec 13 @ 3:00 PM
Seisiún na n-Óg @ Droichead Arts Centre | Drogheda | Louth | Ireland
Date: Sundays 27 September, 25 October, 29 November, 13 December 2015 Time: 1.30pm to 3pm Venue: Droichead Arts Centre, Stockwell St, Drogheda OPEN TO ALL YOUNG TRADITIONAL MUSICIANS No booking required.  Pay €2 on the door. A great introduction to session playing…… Don’t miss out on this great opportunity. For further information simply contact us: Gemma
BEYOND: Irish Outsider Art @ The Copper House Gallery
Oct 7 @ 9:00 AM – Oct 25 @ 5:30 PM
BEYOND: Irish Outsider Art @ The Copper House Gallery
BEYOND: Irish Outsider Art Exhibition 7-25th October 2015:Copper House Gallery, St. Kevin’s Cottages, Synge Street, Dublin 8 Brent Pope is best known for his rugby punditry on RTE; yet, a lesser-known passion of his is “Outsider art”. This is a term coined to describe art made by people with no formal training, whose work is
An Easter Service @ An Táín Arts Centre
Oct 7 @ 7:00 PM
An Easter Service @ An Táín Arts Centre | Dundalk | Louth | Ireland
To mark the centenary of 1916, An Táin Arts Centre, in partnership with CreateLouth and Upstate Theatre Project, will create a piece of theatre based on stories and reminiscences of Dundalk during the Rising. If you are interested in getting involved, the first meeting will take place at An Táin Arts Centre on Wednesday the
Oct 8 @ 7:15 PM
The Importance of Being Earnest (LIVE) @ Arc Cinema | Drogheda | Louth | Ireland
Oscar Wilde’s much-loved classic play, The Importance Of Being Earnest, will be broadcast LIVE from London’s Vaudeville Theatre on Thursday 8 October 2015, with additional backstage footage and cast interviews exclusive to the cinema event. Having just opened to critical acclaim with 4 star reviews from The Guardian, The Times, The Evening Standard, Daily Mail,
The Muse of Yeats @ Rossnaree House
Oct 10 @ 2:00 PM – Oct 11 @ 6:00 PM
The Muse of Yeats @ Rossnaree House | Slane | Meath | Ireland
Saturday October 10th   14.00 – Welcome by Aisling Law, followed by opening address by Senator Susan O’Keeffe, Chair, Yeats 2015   14.15–15.00 – Maud Gonne: The Changing Muse – Eve Patten, Professor of English, Trinity College Dublin   15.15–16.00 – Family Recollections – A slideshow with former Chief Executive of the Yeats Society, Stella
Stars of Irish TV Comedy Night @ Droichead Arts Centre
Oct 10 @ 8:30 PM
Stars of Irish TV Comedy Night @ Droichead Arts Centre | Drogheda | Louth | Ireland
Three of Ireland’s best comics take to the stage for a brilliant two hour comedy show!   Featuring Louth born comedian who has performed in three of Ireland’s most popular TV shows, Pat  McDonnell, star of Channel 4’s  Father Ted (Eoin McLove), RTE’s The Savage Eye, and Sky 1’s Moone Boy. With Tom O Mahony, who
Comhaltas Concert Tour of Ireland 2015 @ Oriel Centre Dundalk Gaol
Oct 15 @ 8:00 PM
Comhaltas Concert Tour of Ireland 2015 @ Oriel Centre Dundalk Gaol | Dundalk | Louth | Ireland
Macalla Na hÉireann presents ‘Echoes of 1916′  in the Oriel Centre Dundalk Gaol on Thursday 15th October at 8.30pm. This annual tour will be held at 14 venues throughout the country from  11th – 24th October and will showcase the  best of traditional talent drawn from all four Provinces of Ireland. Each year the tour
Oct 15 @ 8:30 PM
Dermot Byrne, Steve Cooney and Trevor Hutchinson @ Droichead Arts Centre | Drogheda | Louth | Ireland
Dermot Byrne Tours to Celebrate 20 Years of Traditional Irish Music since his 1995 Album Dermot Byrne, one of Ireland’s finest traditional accordion players, will tour the country later this year to mark the twentieth anniversary of his solo album ‘Dermot Byrne’ released in 1995.  The album was hailed at the time and still stands
Louth Contemporary Music Society presents Michael Pisaro’s ASLEEP, FOREST, MELODY, PATH @ Oriel Centre at Dundalk Gaol | Dundalk | Louth | Ireland
For musicians and field recordings. Composed by Michael Pisaro. Performed by Carol Robinson, clarinet, Séverine Ballon, cello, and David Stalling, field recordings. Louth Contemporary Music Society (LCMS) present a unique evening of sounds and silence. Journey through an atmosphere of intricate soundscapes and absolute stillness with this exclusive upcoming performance of Los Angeles based composer
Scullion @ Droichead Arts Centre
Oct 23 @ 8:30 PM
Scullion @ Droichead Arts Centre | Balbriggan | Dublin | Ireland
Following the release of their long awaited album ‘Long Wave’, The Liffey Banks Sessions and Whelan’s Live are delighted to present one of Ireland’s finest live acts, Scullion. This group of musicians, Sonny Condell, Robbie Overson and Philip King remain true to their eclectic musical roots, they are nourished by tradition, translate and deconstruct it,


Children of the Revolution
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Children of the Revolution

Children of the Revolution is a national research and performance project being devised and produced by Michael Fortune and Aileen Lambert and will feature an ensemble of traditional musicians and singers from throughout the island of Ireland for the 2016 Commemorations.
Toradh Gallery - Call for Submissions 2016
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Toradh Gallery - Call for Submissions 2016

Based at the Ashbourne Library and Cultural Centre, the Toradh Gallery is curated and managed by Meath County Council Arts Office. To date it has hosted works by local, national and international artists. Closing date for receipt of submissions; Friday September 25th at 5pm.
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.


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

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