Oriel Centre Summer Series

13 Jul 2022

Oriel Centre Summer Series continues this Thursday the 14th of July 2022, featuring the lovely and talented harper Fionnuala Donlon- a multi All Ireland medalist, and winner of the coveted Seán Ó Riada Bonn Óirr on harp in 2021. www.orielcentre.ie for online ticket bookings or contact us 042 9328887 ( oriel centre reception) A wonderful night of great traditional entertainment ... More »
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JERRY FISH - Songs & Tall Tales of Jerry Fish

22 Jun 2022

JERRY FISH - Songs & Tall Tales of Jerry Fish Returning to cause more mischief and mayhem, the indie legend and ringmaster of exceptional renown Jerry Fish will be bringing his enchanting 'Songs & Tall Tales of Jerry Fish' to the Oriel Centre, Dundalk Gaol on Saturday 12th November at 8.30pm. As Jerry says himself 'Every show is a unique ... More »
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*Announcement* Support for Vladimir Jablokov!

7 Jun 2022

Sárán Mulligan and Muirine Nic Róibín announced as support at Vladimir Jablokov performance at the Oriel Centre on Saturday 11th June. Dundalk Concertina player Sárán Mulligan will be joined on stage by Muirine Nic Róibín, a fiddle and clarinet player from County Wicklow. Sárán and Muirine both finely tuned their musical skills under the direction of the acclaimed trad musicians, ... More »
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Oriel Centre Summer Show - 'Seisiún'

3 Jun 2022

Return of the Oriel Centre Weekly Summer Show Traditional Music Performances are an important way of demonstrating the work of Comhaltas and the Oriel Centre provides a base for ‘Seisiún’ – a Summer Performance Programme, throughout the months of July and August, where multi- All Ireland winning musicians, singers and dancers perform each Thursday night at Dundalk Gaol in a ... More »
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Shaskeen

3 Jun 2022

'Shaskeen' to Visit Oriel Centre with Big Band Sound & New Line Up For over 50 years Shaskeen has travelled extensively, entertaining audiences throughout Ireland and internationally. Whether it was playing for concerts or ceilis the band is recognised for its uplifting music & shows full of variety; from music to get feet tapping, to slow pieces and songs where ... More »
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Teada

26 May 2022

Trad Super Group Teada play a free concert as part of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann Craobh Dhun Dealgan at An Tain Arts Centre Dundalk, Friday 10th June at 8.00pm. Booking required - Call to the ticket desk or book online at http://antain.ie. More »
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Messrs Pearse & Smyth

13 May 2022

Pearse & Smyth Messrs Smyth & Pearse Based in Armagh, the folk duet Messrs Smyth & Pearse play a wide variety of music which they have made their own using their unique approach to the arrangement of songs. This ‘trans-genre’ style encompasses Irish ballads, folk, blues, country, rock and anything else they feel they can stamp their brand upon. Their ... More »
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An Irish History Podcast

26 Apr 2022

"Comics Kevin Larney and Jason Brennan have been travelling the country, retelling local tales from the annals of Irish history for the live version of their hit Irish History Podcast and for this show they'll be in the Dundalk Gaol on Friday 13th May, telling the story of the 1922 Jail break for the 100 year anniversary of the historic ... More »
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Daytime Adult Music & Singing Session

7 Apr 2022

Music & Singing session every Thursday afternoon at the Oriel Centre from 2.30pm sharp. All welcome - adult learners & advanced. Come along and join in the ceol & craic. Tea / coffee provided. More »
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Vladimir Jablokov

30 Mar 2022

Acclaimed violinist Vladimir Jablokov will be performing in Oriel Centre, Dundalk Gaol on Saturday 11th June 2022. Vladimir has headlined in venues such as the National Concert Hall, INEC, University Concert Hall, Cork Opera House, National Opera House, and the BBC Proms Belfast and is currently preparing his biggest production to date in the 3Arena in December so this intimate ... More »
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The Frank and Walters

30 Mar 2022

After their resounding success previously in the Oriel Centre Dundalk Gaol, The Frank and Walters are heading back to Dundalk for an intimate acoustic show in the Oriel Centre Dundalk Gaol on Saturday 22nd Oct 2022 The Frank and Walters originally became world famous on the ‘90s indie scene and have produced seven studio albums. Thanks to the cult comedy ... More »
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Maid of the Mill Festival

30 Mar 2022

Maid of the Mill Festival 22nd to 24th April 2022 - Music Masterclasses at St. Patrick's High School, Keady, BT60 3TH To book a ticket please email Keadywhite@live.co.uk or call +44 7747 808075. More »
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Brian Kennedy Saturday 7th May 2022

16 Feb 2022

One of Ireland’s most inspired and revered ambassadors of music, Brian Kennedy will be making a very welcome return to the Oriel Centre, Dundalk Gaol on Saturday 7th May 2022 at 8.30pm. Brian is first and foremost a live performer and songwriter declaring “music is my lifeblood.” Brian was the first international artist to record the incredibly uplifting anthem ‘You ... More »
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Amhráin Chaillte na Teorann - Ceardlann Amhránaíochta; Lost Songs of the Border - Song Workshop

28 Nov 2021

Amhráin Chaillte na Teorann - Ceardlann Amhránaíochta; Lost Songs of the Border - Song Workshop Sunday 28th November 2pm - 5pm Bí linn agus foghlaim cuid de na hamhráin chaillte na teorann. Sa cheardlann 3 uair seo, beidh deis agat roinnt amhrán a fhoghlaim go díreach ó na ceoltóirí áitiúla. Come and learn some of the lost songs of the ... More »
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Heritage Council Support for Oriel Centre

1 Aug 2021

We are delighted to announce that earlier this Summer, The Heritage Council approved financial assistance for the Oriel Centre towards the installation of a Hearing Assist System under its Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2021. With the introduction of this system, we aim to improve accessibility to 'hearing' events such as concerts, historical talks, workshops, music rehearsals etc for people who ... More »