Attention Playwrights! SCRIPTS Ireland’s Playwriting Festival Seeks New Works

SCRIPTS Ireland’s Playwriting Festival, which is dedicated to new Irish plays, is looking for new works.   Taking place across Birr, Co Offaly from Sunday 9 July- Sunday 16 July 2017, playwrights (both established and emerging) are invited to submit original 15 minute plays on the theme, “What Next?”   Scripts most suited for development […]

The Environmental Protection Agency Calls On Secondary Schools To Tell – The Story Of Your Stuff

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has teamed up with young photographer and music video director, Christian Tierney to launch an exciting new competition for secondary schools today themed The Story of Your Stuff.  Students are invited to choose an everyday object such as a pen, mobile phone or a water bottle and use a visual […]

Explore The Magical Southwest For A Good Cause

If you would like to explore lakes and fells   of the Killarney outback while supporting a good cause then put April 7 to 9 in your diary. These are the dates for the 20th Anniversary Kerry Charity Challenge, which every year attracts over  150 walkers to Killarney.   The event is open to all and there is a choice […]

Imbolc Festival 2017 – ‘Milking Of The Goat’ Festival

Imbolc Festival 2017 or ‘Milking of the Goat’ Festival is organised by the Slieve Bloom Association. Now in its 5th year, this years Festival will take place on Sunday 5th February. The meeting point is Cadamstown Car Park, County Offaly, leaving at 2pm sharp for the Bracket Stones on Spink Hill. Imbolc Festival Imbolc Festival […]

Applications Sought For 2017 Trench Award

Applications are now being sought from young singers and musicians from the Midlands who are pursuing a career in professional performance in the classical field for the 2017 Trench Award.   In its fourth year, The Trench Award aims to assist a young singer or musician develop their professional career through further study at home […]

Slieve Bloom Christmas Dinner Party

The Slieve Bloom Association are holding their annual Christmas Dinner Party on Friday 9th December in the Community Hall, Rosenallis at 7pm. The cost is €20pp for a 3 course meal. Raffle tickets available on the night for a chance to win some great prizes. The Association welcomes both members and non-members to take part […]

Liverpool Legend Ian Rush To Visit Birr In January

Midlands Liverpool fans rejoice! Legendary footballer Ian Rush will be paying a visit to Birr, Co. Offaly in January 2017.   The retired Welsh footballer will be in town for An Evening with Liverpool Legend Ian Rush at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre on Wednesday 11 January, 8pm.   Birr will be one of only […]

Irish Cancer Society’s Hosts Free Conference For Offaly Cancer Survivors

Anyone in Offaly who is living with cancer or who has been affected by a cancer diagnosis is invited to attend the Irish Cancer Society’s free conference for cancer survivors on Saturday 22nd of October at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. The conference, entitled Living Well with Cancer aims to address the needs of cancer survivors […]

Host A Halloween Party To Help Sick Children In Temple Street

Broadcaster and mum of eight, Miriam O’Callaghan today launched Trick or Treat for Temple Street, proudly supported by MiWadi, with help from some newly appointed kid Trick or Treat ambassadors. Miriam and her fellow ambassadors Ruby, Billie and Setanta – all aged 9 – are teaming up to encourage everyone – kids, adults, schools, communities […]

Slieve Bloom Association 1916 Exhibitions Tour – Saturday 17th September

The 1916 Exhibitions Tour is a day tour visiting numerous 1916 exhibitions in Dublin. Every year the Slieve Bloom Association hosts an Annual Tour. As this year marks the Centenary of the 1916 Rising, the Slieve Bloom Association are hosting a 1916 Exhibitions Tour on Saturday 17th September. The bus will depart Kinnitty at 8:30am […]

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