Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann Ennis 2017 13th - 21st August

31 Jul 2017

Legacy is the story of the music that refused to die. Specially commissioned by Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann for #fleadh2017 and featuring The Comhaltas National Folk Orchestra of Ireland with guests, Legacy traces the roots of the tradition where generations of Irish men and women nurtured the music and song, language and stories to leave us with the vibrant, living legacy ... More »
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London-Ballymun-Sydney with Tony McGuiness Saturday 25th November

21 Jul 2017

Featuring ex Aslan member, Tony McGuiness is a journey of Tony's life through music, songs and background stories, covering his childhood years in London, his teenage years in Ballymun right through to his recent years residing in Australia . Tony is best known for his 20 plus years as bass player and songwriter in one of Ireland's most popular and ... More »
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Cherish The Ladies - Concert 9th September

10 Jul 2017

Cherish The Ladies is an Irish traditional music and dance troupe based in America, which is superbly lead under the leadership of All-Ireland flute and whistle champion Joanie Madden. Cherish The Ladies is an Irish traditional music and dance troupe based in America, which is superbly lead under the leadership of All-Ireland flute and whistle champion Joanie Madden. Cherish the ... More »
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Summer Shows 2017 Thursday 3rd August

3 Jul 2017

Summer Shows 2017 commencing on Thur 13th July. Seisiún is a staged performance of authentic Irish traditional culture, which provides a unique experience for holidaymakers and all lovers of traditional music during the months of July and August each summer. The show is followed by light refreshments (normally tea and scones); the night then concludes with an informal traditional session ... More »
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One Night Two Voices - Christy & Kiera Dignam Sat 30th Sept

1 Jun 2017

The Oriel Centre, Dundalk Gaol is set to host the very first performance of One Night Two Voices featuring Christy Dignam and his daughter Kiera on Saturday 30th September 2017. Christy Dignam is an icon in Ireland's music world, founder and front man of Aslan, vocalist extraordinaire and an incredible interpreter of songs. Christy is no stranger to Dundalk having ... More »
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Tom HINGLEY Solo Acoustic Show Saturday 14th October

3 May 2017

Tom Hingley, former lead singer with the classic line up of, Inspiral Carpets, where for 22 years he sang on all their chart hits, appeared on Top of the Pops and toured the world, will bring his acoustic show to the Oriel Centre, Dundalk Gaol on the 14th October 2017. Tom Hingley was lead singer with ‘Madchester’ band, Inspiral Carpets** ... More »
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Andy Irvine Saturday 16th September

3 May 2017

For all lovers of traditional Irish music, a ticket to Andy Irvine, at the Oriel Centre, Dundalk Gaol in September is a must. Andy Irvine, is one of the great Irish singers, his voice one of a handful of truly great ones that gets to the very soul of Ireland. Musician, singer, songwriter, Andy has maintained his highly individual performing ... More »
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MUNDY Saturday 1st July

3 May 2017

Mundy with support act Teorann Mundy the internationally acclaimed Irish singer/songwriter is back by public demand on Saturday 1st July to the Oriel Centre, Dundalk Gaol. Mundy performed in the gaol for the first time last August. He's had a busy year since then, touring the US, Australia and New Zealand The audience can be guaranteed a night of great ... More »
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Book Launch Thursday 18th May

25 Apr 2017

JOIN US FOR THE LAUNCH OF County Louth and the Irish Revolution, 1912-1923 Thursday 18th May ay 7.00pm ORIEL CENTRE DUNDALK GAOL Carrickmacrosss Road, Dundalk, County Louth GUEST SPEAKER FRANK AIKEN RSVP: info@iap.ie | 045 432 497 More »
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Fleadh Cheoil Ros Comáin 2017

7 Apr 2017

Fleadh Cheoil Ros Comáin 017 Castlecoote / Fuerty (Baile Mhic Oireachtaigh / Fiodharta) (9 km. West of Roscommon Town) Easter Weekend Featuring Free Music, Song, Sean-Nós Dance Workshops, courtesy of ‘Creative Ireland’ – a Government Initiative. (Prior Registration Essential – see ad. in local papers and Facebook Page –> Fleadh Cheoil Ros Comáin 2017.) Music, Singing, Dancing & Comhrá Competitions. ... More »
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Féile Patrick Byrne

30 Mar 2017

Welcome to Féile Patrick Byrne 2017, an Irish traditional music festival held annually on the Palm Sunday weekend in and around Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan. Organised by the Carrickmacross branch of Comhaltas, the event honours the Farney harper Patrick Byrne (c.1794-1863) who was the first Irish traditional musician ever photographed. The féile has been running since 2007 and aims to showcase ... More »
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Eleanor McEvoy - Concert

14 Mar 2017

Oriel Centre Dundalk Gaol will welcome one of Ireland's most accomplished contemporary singer/songwriters Eleanor McEvoy, to it's stage on Saturday 25th March Eleanor is renowned for her single 'Only A Woman's Heart' the title track of ''A Woman's Heart' album which is the best-selling Irish album in Irish history, selling over 750,000 copies. **Tickets available at reception or online: www.orielcentre.ie ... More »
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The Sokalo Remix Project

13 Mar 2017

Venue: droichead arts centre Date: Wednesday 15th March Time: 8pm Admission: Student €15 and if the group is 10 or more people it's €12 per ticket The Sokalo Remix Project is a traditional dance and music production with a difference. This high energy show is the result of a transatlantic collaboration between Montreal-based dance company [ZOGMA} and four professional artists ... More »
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27 Jan 2017

ORIEL CENTRE DUNDALK GAOL 'AN UNREPENTANT PROPAGANDIST' DATES: 3rd 4rd and 5th March ADM: Weekend - €75 Concession €45 A Weekend of Words, Music & Drama celebrating the life of Dorothy Macardle (1889 - 1958) THE DOROTHY MACARDLE SOCIETY in association with LOUTH COUNTY LIBRARIES SERVICE and the ORIEL CENTRE DUNDALK GAOL present: AN UNREPENTANT PROPOGANDIST, a weekend of words, ... More »
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Simon Todd & Rosie Bell with Guest - Natasha Wisniewska

12 Dec 2016

ORIEL CENTRE DUNDALK GAOL Friday 27th January @ 8pm Adm: €10** Simon Todd & Rosie Bell with Guest - Natasha Wisniewska Her songs are strongly lyrical and draw from her own experiences of life and relationships. Her musical influences range from Springsteen and Kate Bush to Country/Folk and Motown. There are a mixture of flavours evident in Rosie's songs which ... More »
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