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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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 »
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Blás in Concert Saturday 1st September 2018

3 Aug 2018

Blás are a unique four-piece group who hail from the West of Ireland. Fresh off the back of an appearance on Fleadh TV viewed by over 1.2 million people in Ireland. Blás have become one of the most exciting new bands to emerge on the trad/folk scene in recent times. After the release of their critically acclaimed self-titled debut album, ... More »
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Fleadh Volunteer Information Evening Wednesday 4th July

29 Jun 2018

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann Volunteer Information Briefing Tá an Fleadh ag teacht agus ní mór Contae Lú oibrithe deonacha! Louth Volunteer Centre are managing the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann Volunteer Programme on behalf of the Fleadh Executive Committee. Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann is the biggest volunteer led and delivered event in Ireland and they want to involve as many people ... More »
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Summer Show 2018 starts on Thur 5th July and every Thur until Aug 9th.

8 Jun 2018

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 are encouraged to participate if ... More »
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John Spillane Saturday 22nd September

30 May 2018

The Oriel Centre, Dundalk Gaol will welcome the acclaimed singer/songwriter John Spillane to its stage on Saturday 22nd September at 8.30pm. John Spillane is a musician, songwriter, performer, recording artist, storyteller, poet, dreamer – a canvass filled with colour and brilliance. His music transports the listener; his live performance captivates the audience. In a world filled with strife and upheaval, ... More »
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Coffee Morning | Fashion Show Friday 18th May

1 May 2018

Coffee Morning | Fashion Show in aid of Irish Heart Foundation Fri | May 18th | 11am-1pm (contribution €10) Venue: Oriel Centre Dundalk Gaol  Neola Fashion.  Pinstripe Punk Male Fashions.  John Shevlin - award winning Milliner. (Raffle: Win a Free Hat!) Special appearance by opera singer Eve Bourton Wear your favorite hat and win a spot prize ... More »
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Orlaith Keane Solo Tour Sat 26th May

30 Apr 2018

Sat | May 26th | 8pm Adm: €15 Orlaith Keane is a member of the distinguished Keane family of Caherlistrane, Co. Galway. The members of the Keane family are the most naturalistic singers in the world; Orlaith is just that and she certainly has the Keane gene. Being daughter to Matt and niece to Sean and Dolores has certainly been ... More »
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Book Launch | The Men Will Talk To Me | Thur 17th May

16 Apr 2018

The Men Will Talk to Me: Ernie O’Malley’s Interviews with the Northern Divisions Oriel Centre Dundalk Gaol Thursday 17th May 7.30pm The Men Will Talk to Me is a collection of interviews conducted and recorded by famed Irish republican revolutionary Ernie O’Malley during the 1940s and 1950; an insightful and painstaking reflection of the horror of the Irish War of ... More »