Bosco To Visit Birr In January

The one and only Bosco will pay a visit to Birr Theatre & Arts Centre on Saturday 21 January, 2pm. The beloved pupped will make a special appearance in Snow White & Bosco presented by The Lambert Puppet Theatre next month. Entertaining both children and adults for over four decades, they are widely recognised as […]

Christmas Classics On The Menu At Birr Theatre And Arts Centre

Birr Theatre & Arts Centre is delighted to present its first ever Christmas Lunchtime Concert this month.   Christmas Classics for Lunch, taking place on Thursday 22 December (1.05pm), will feature multi-award winning soprano Rachel Goode (Ballinasloe) with special guest, baritone Dylan Rooney (Nenagh). Rachel is currently on the Royal Welsh College of Music Opera […]

Four Offaly natives tell their rural electrification stories in new book

The stories of four Offaly natives feature prominently in a unique book of memories of the roll-out of the Rural Electrification Scheme across the country 70 years ago this month. Then There Was Light is a collection of tales of the time when Ireland left the dark ages as the ESB brought electricity to even […]

A Unique Evening’s Entertainment In Birr Theatre

Get yourself to Birr Theatre & Arts Centre on Friday 18 November for a delightfully uplifting evening’s entertainment from Cloughjordan-based master storyteller Fergus Costello.  His show TELL ME MORE LIES HORSE is filled with stories within stories, jam packed with a countless cast of unforgettable characters that will live long in the memory. With more twists […]

A Touch Of Movie Magic At Birr Theatre & Arts Centre Next Week

It’s all eyes on Birr Theatre & Arts Centre on Friday 7 October, 8pm as the renowned Irish Chamber Orchestra (ICO) presents ‘The Magic of the Movies’.   Following a sell-out run in May, the ICO makes its highly anticipated return with a stellar programme showcasing some of Hollywood’s best film music, from classic movie […]

Magic Of The Movies Coming To Birr Theatre And Arts Centre

The Irish Chamber Orchestra presents THE MAGIC OF THE MOVIES showcasing some of Hollywood’s best film music, from classic movie scores to today’s most popular soundtracks on Friday 7 October at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre.   A selection of these colourful works feature the accordion, played with acrobatic panache by Dermot Dunne.   This programme […]

Offline Offaly Film Festival 2016 Officially Launched

The 7th annual OFFline Offaly Film Festival was officially launched at The Chestnut Bar, Birr on Sunday 18 September.   This year’s Festival runs from Wednesday October 12th– Sunday October 16th in Birr and the surrounding region.   One of the highlights will be the screening of the brand new Irish film The Flag starring […]

Corrigan Brothers Ryder Cup Song “Come on Team Europe Lets do it again”

President Obamas favourite Irish band the Corrigan Brothers have released a European Ryder cup song on September 15th. The brothers  are keen golfers and have charted all over the world with hits like ” theres no one as irish as barack obama ” as well as golf songs like ” the ballad of Rory mcilroy […]

Music Network Presents “Edges Of Light” at Birr Theatre And Arts Centre

Music Network is thrilled to present a new collaboration between the prodigiously talented dancer Colin Dunne, fiddler Tola Custy, harpist Maeve Gilchrist and uilleann piper David Power at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre Thursday 22 September at 8.25pm. Performing ‘Edges of Light’, a new Music Network commission, a sparkling kaleidoscope of melody and rhythm inspired […]

The Greatly Anticipated Book ‘This Man’s Wee Boy’ To Hit The Shelves.

Tony Doherty’s debut book, This Man’s Wee Boy, will hit the shelves on Wednesday 10 August.  The greatly anticipated and hugely compelling story of Tony’s early childhood in Derry from 1967 to 1972 is told through the eyes of an inquisitive and thoughtful boy growing up in a city on the brink of civil war. […]

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