STATIONS OF THE SUN 21-22 JUNE FESTIVAL

21 May 2019

Saturday Afternoon Concert: Goeyvaert's String Trio play Smith and Criton Music by three diverse composers will follow in the atmospheric and resonant space of the Oriel Centre Dundalk Gaol. Linda Caitlin Smith’s new work comes out of North American minimalism, carrying a care for detail that is uniquely hers and intensely telling. Peter Garland, coming from something of the same ... More »
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STATIONS OF THE SUN - 21-22 JUNE FESTIVAL

21 May 2019

Friday Night Concert: Kaija Saariaho Changing Light On the evening of Friday June 21 as the sun shines longest on our northern hemisphere, new music will burst from Dundalk. The path begins with music by the Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho. Internationally esteemed for her sonic imagination and expressive power, Saariaho works with contemporary digital means and ancient scales to create ... More »
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Belfast Trad Feast

8 May 2019

Belfast to be transformed into a hub of traditional music, gigs and workshops or one week in 2019 Traditional music fans are in for a treat as Belfast’s Trad Fest returns for its third incarnation this summer across all four corners of the city. A launch event at Bullitt Hotel, which brought together performers, music lovers and key sponsors, revealed ... More »
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TOM BAXTER CONCERT Saturday 18th May - SOLD OUT

17 Apr 2019

One of the most distinguished songwriters of the 21st century, Tom Baxter is set to make a very eagerly awaited appearance in the Oriel Centre, Dundalk Gaol on Saturday 18th May 2019. Tom Baxter made his name with such heart-stopping originals such as ‘This Boy’ ‘Almost There’ and ‘Day in Verona’ all the while being acclaimed by peers such as ... More »
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Meath Beo Spring 2019

13 Mar 2019

Meath Beo is a Traditional Music series which will take place in six historic venues throughout Co. Meath in 2019. The Spring Series is as follows: March 10th Loughcrew Gardens, Oldcastle. Catherine McEvoy | Éamonn O Donnchadha April 14th Dardistown Castle,Julianstown Josephine Marsh | Antóin Mac Gabhann May 12th Hamwood House, Dunboyne Louise Mulcahy | Micheál O Raghallaigh Autumn Series ... More »
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St. Patrick's Eve GAOL SESSION Saturday 16th March

8 Mar 2019

St. Patrick's Eve GAOL SESSION Featuring Two Of Ireland's Finest Exponents Of Traditional Irish Music Dave Sheridan (flute) & Padraig McGovern (uilleann pipes) Saturday 16th March at 8pm. Adm: Adults €10 Juniors €5 Tickets available at the Oriel Centre Phone 042 9328887 Email events@orielcentre.ie or phone 087 4137056. More »
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SUMMER SHOW 2019 | Commencing Thursday 11th July

28 Jan 2019

ORIEL CENTRE DUNDALK GAOL 2019 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/coffee and scones); the night then concludes with an informal traditional session where the visitors ... More »
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The Frank and Walters - *Saturday 30th March 2019*

19 Dec 2018

SOLD OUT The Frank and Walters are out on the road for a series of intimate acoustic gigs and have just announced that they are performing in the Oriel Centre, Dundalk Gaol on Saturday 30th March 2019. The Frank and Walters originally became world famous on the ‘90s indie scene and have produced seven studio albums. Recently the band captured ... More »
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PUBLIC LECTURE 'A FIDDLER AND A POET': THE SONGS OF ROBERT BURNS *Friday October 12th 8pm

8 Oct 2018

FRI | OCT 12th | 8:00 A PUBLIC LECTURE IN ASSOCIATION WITH GUTH NA NGAEL A Cultural Exchange Project with Comhaltas & Feisean na nGaidheal through the Colmcille Programme 'A FIDDLER AND A POET': THE SONGS OF ROBERT BURNS by Dr Fred Freeman- professor of Scots language and Scots song at the RCS, Glasgow. This lecture is designed to introduce ... More »
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Ed Reavy Traditional Music Festival Cavan From 19th to 21st Oct

5 Oct 2018

Friday October 19th to Sunday 21st October in Cavan. Ed Reavy Traditional Music Festival Cavan More »
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Culture Nights in the Region

21 Sep 2018

Culture Nights Branch Title Address Time Phone/email CCÉ Ceaobh Oiche Cheoil, na hUaimhe amhranaioch tagus Navan Community Centre 7 – 10PM 087 6280615 damhsa Description: Traditional evening to promote evening classes, session and activities for the coming year. Particular emphasis on An Ghaeilge. All songs as Gaeilge on the night. Nyah CCÉ Two cultures Mullaghboy Orange Hall 8pm – 10pm ... More »
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Craobh Dhún Dealgan 'Culture Night'

21 Sep 2018

Craobh Dhún Dealgan 'Culture Night' Friday September 21st Commencing at 8:00PM An informal Session of Music Song and Dance with Guest Artistes. Admission Free Everyone Welcome Refreshments Served More »
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Donal Mc Cague & Tommy Fitzharris Concert Thur | Oct 18th | 8pm

5 Sep 2018

Album Launch Dónal & Tommy have recently released their new fiddle & flute duet album entitled 'The Bank of Turf'. Donal McCague Described by Matt Molloy as "a remarkable musician”, Dónal hails from Co. Monaghan and was awarded TG4 Young Musician of the Year in 2013. Dónal is well known for his vibrant, fresh and unique style. In 2011 he ... More »
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Comhaltas Tour of Ireland Concert Thur | Oct 11th | 8pm

3 Sep 2018

Macalla na hÉireann Togha Ceoil agus Rogha Rince's Amhránaíochta na hÉireann Macalla Na hÉireann presents Comhaltas Concert Tour of Ireland 2018. The annual tour will be held at 14 venues throughout the country, from the 7th to the 18th October and will showcase the best of traditional talent drawn from all four Provinces of Ireland. Each year the tour assembles ... More »
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CHERISH THE LADIES Sun | Sept 30th | 8pm

17 Aug 2018

Due to popular demand The Oriel Centre Dundalk Gaol welcome back CHERISH THE LADIES who are celebrating their New Album Launch ''Heart of the Home'' 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. ''It is simply impossible to imagine ... More »