VitalSigns 2017 Reports Access To Healthcare As Top Priority For Irish People

The Community Foundation for Ireland, one of Ireland’s leading philanthropic organisations, today published a report entitled Ireland’s VitalSigns 2017, that grades the satisfaction of life in Ireland. Almost 1,000 people living in Ireland completed the citizens’ survey, rating Access to Healthcare as most important out of the 115 key social indicators presented. The Community Foundation for Ireland […]

Birr Theatre & Arts Centre Upcoming Events in March 2015

Exhibiting in March at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre, Birr, Co. Offaly – (057) 9122911 / The Romantic Tragedy – Ann McKenna In this new body of work Ann explores this theme which she feels is visited time and time again from ancient legends such as Tóraíocht Dhiarmada agus Gráinne, to Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and […]

New Nenagh Arts Centre Brochure Available!

Our new April to June brochure contains a wide range of events catering to all ages and tastes and is available now online at or from the Box Office, at the Town Hall in Banba Square Nenagh. Be sure not to miss ‘Pat Shortt’s’ new one man show in May, ‘Mary Coughlan’ in concert […]

Hullabaloo! – a Week Of Fun, Frolics And Mayhem For Offaly’s Children

Hullabaloo! – Offaly’s Children’s Arts Festival returns from Wednesday 2 – Saturday 5 November with another cracking mid-term programme of exuberant artistic delights for children.  Promising a week of fun, frolics and mayhem this Festival will run simultaneously in Birr and Clara and offers something for all the family. Children will be introduced to a […]

Ballycumber Drama Group present ‘Run for your Wife’ by Ray Cooney

So the cast is chosen and the stage is set for this year’s production, the hilarious farce “Run for your Wife” by Ray Cooney, which promises to be one of the funniest and most ambitious productions yet. “Run for your Wife” will be directed by Brendan Hanamy and will star Chris Murphy, Derek Claffey, Aideen […]

Birr Theatre & Arts Centre Celebrates its 10th Birthday

Birr Theatre & Arts Centre is thrilled to be celebrating its 10th Birthday this coming weekend (July 30 & 31) with a great line-up of entertainment to celebrate this momentous occasion. This dedicated purpose built Theatre nestled in tree lined Oxmantown Mall which originally dates from 1888 fell into disrepair over the past few decades […]