Damer House Gallery re-opens with Mark Joyce ‘Bending Light’

Damer House Gallery, Roscrea has re-opened after a three-year closure while conservation work was carried out on Damer House by the OPW.  The gallery was delighted to welcome Mark Joyce with his work ’Bending Light’ as the first exhibition of this year. Joyce’s work explores the phenomenological strangeness of physical light. The official opening took […]

10 Tips For Driving in Snow and Ice- from Roscrea Race Driver Nicole Drought

1. If you know there is bad weather coming, check your tyre conditions and make sure the pressures are correct- most tyre centres will do this free of charge. Also ensure you have enough windscreen washer fluid and have an additive too to stop it freezing. 2. Unless you need to drive- don’t. This might […]

Two Master Printmakers exhibit at Damer House Gallery, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary

Damer House Gallery is very proud to be hosting Master Printmakers, Alice Hanratty and Michael Kane, two Titans of Irish art, whose works have represented Ireland on the International stage since the 1970’s.  As famous for their gloriously coloured paintings as well as their prints, the gallery is delighted they are showing a variety of […]

Cancer Survivor On 300-mile Cross Country Trek For Charity

 Redhead300, a charity fundraising walk in aid of the Irish Cancer Society, will see a Derry duo take on a 300 mile walk from Derry to Crosshaven, Co. Cork this summer. The challenge is the brainchild of Fergal Barr who will be joined by cancer survivor Keith Adair on the two week walk. The pair […]

Ard Eireann Festival 2016

The Slieve Bloom Ard Eireann Festival returns this year on the last weekend of July, Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st. The Festival was an ancient pre-harvest festival and was revived 6 years ago by The Slieve Bloom Association. Slieve Bloom Bus Tour, Ard Eireann Festival 2016, Saturday 30th July The Ard Eireann Festival begins with […]

Discover Scuba – Try a Dive in Roscrea

The final night of the Lough Derg Sub Aqua Club ‘Try a Dive’ nights takes place this Wednesday 12th November from 7pm to 8pm in Roscrea Leisure Centre. The club has held similar nights in Nenagh and Ballina/Killaloe where members of the public are invited to come and experience scuba diving in a safe and controlled environment. […]

Laois and Tipperary Wheelchair Basketball Clubs Fundraising Dance in Roscrea

There is a fundraising dance being held in the Racket Hall Country House Hotel, Roscrea on Friday 7th February 2014 , supporting the Laois and Tipperary Irish Wheelchair Association wheelchair basketball clubs. This is a joint initiative to support two Wheelchair Basketball Club in their development of the Wheelchair Basketball Programme in the Laois and Tipperary Area. […]

Walk from Darkness into Light for Pieta House

What?          Darkness into Light – the annual fundraiser for suicide and self-harm crisis centre Pieta House   When?         This Saturday morning, 12th of May at 4.00am   Where?        The Scout Hall, Abbey Street, Roscrea, and 13 other locations around the country   Who?           Thousands of Pieta House supporters     Suicide and self-harm crisis centre […]

Pieta House CEO and Founder to Launch Roscrea Darkness into Light

What?          Launch of the Roscrea Darkness into Light 5km walk   When?         Friday, 27th April at 6:00pm   Where?        Scout Hall, Abby Street, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary   Who?           Joan Freeman, Pieta House CEO and Founder     Joan Freeman, CEO and Founder of Pieta House, will be in the Scout Hall, Abby Street, Roscrea on […]

Virtuoso Chamber Choir CD Launch

Virtuoso Chamber Choir  certainly “ Enchanted” their audience in the Marian Hall Birr on Saturday night. On entering the hall many people were shocked and amazed to see the transformation that the hall had undergone in preparation for the event with red hued uplighters creating a delightful ambiance and a twinkling fairy light back drop […]

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