Daytime Music / Singing Session

23 Sep 2021

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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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 »
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Book Launch - A Border Beat (Policing in Dundalk)

27 Nov 2020

The Oriel Centre is delighted to be associated with the launch of this historical work compiled by local man Pat O'Donoghue, retired member of An Garda Siochána. This is a truly absorbing account of the challenges faced by the 'Guardians of the Peace' in a border region over the past century. Background - In 1922 the Louth-Armagh county boundary became ... More »
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20 Nov 2020

Fleadh Dhoire 2020, Derrys Amazing Talent. Fleadh Dhoire Mhór 2020 will bring the North West to virtual life this coming week showcasing to a global audience some of Ireland’s finest Irish traditional musicians, singers and storytellers who emanate from Derrys shores. With over 20 events and concert performances going live online from the 19th- 23rd November, this years Fleadh Dhoire ... More »
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Amhrán Na Nollag- Invitation to take part in Cumann na BhFiann's new online project

20 Nov 2020

Tá Cumann na bhFiann ag iarraidh ar dhaoine páirt a ghlacadh in fhíseán mór Nollaig a bheidh á sheoladh go poiblí ag tús mí na Nollaig. Tá sé dírithe ar dhaoine óga idir 10-18 bl. d’aois, ach níl sé teoranta don aoisghrúpa seo amháin! Mar thoradh ar seo, ba mhaith linn airgead agus feasacht a ardú don charthanacht ‘ALONE’, ach ... More »
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Calling all Comhaltas Branches

30 Jul 2020

Performance opportunity for your most talented members NEWS FLASH! NEWS FLASH! THE FOLLOWING EXCITING NEWS HAS JUST BEEN ISSUED BY RTÉ! We can't fleadh like it's 1999 ... the world has changed after all. But that won't stop us channelling the epic energy of Irish traditional music at its finest. At home, on stage, on your favourite landmark (careful now) ... More »
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19 Feb 2020

Due to COVID 19 Oriel Centre Summer Shows have been cancelled. 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 ... More »
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Ceol na nGael 2020 Date Venue & Addresses

10 Feb 2020

Dates Venue & Address for Ceol na nGael 2020 Feb 15-16 Comhaltas na Breataine, Provisional Convention - Hall Mark Hotel, Liverpool April 3-5 Carlow Fleadh, Leighlinbridge, Co Carlow. April 10-13 Roscommon Fleadh, Ballaghadereen Co. Roscommon. April 6-19 Longford Fleadh, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford. April 16-19 North American Convebntion, San Francisco,CA, USA. April 17-19 Dunmanway, Co. Cork. April 17-19 Kilkenny Fleadh Paulstown, ... More »
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Brian Kennedy Saturday 22nd February

18 Dec 2019

Brian Kennedy is one of Ireland’s most inspired and revered ambassadors of music and will be making a very welcome visit to the Oriel Centre Dundalk Gaol on Saturday 22 February 2020 at 8.30pm. He is not only a prolific songwriter but a master interpreter of lyrics as well, and audiences around the world continue to praise his exceptional vocal ... More »
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Bow Brothers Friday 17th January 2019

16 Dec 2019

Bow Brothers need very little introduction to Irish Music. Brothers Cathal & Stephen Hayden from “Four Men and a Dog.” are joined by Brian McGrath pianist & banjo player, in a new collaboration of Irish Music. Cathal Hayden from Pomeroy Co. Tyrone is one of the biggest names on the traditional music circuit to-day. His recordings, whether solo or in collaboration with ... More »
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Christmas Gift Ideas

11 Nov 2019

Please take a look at our large selection of: Books CD's DVD's and AUDIO VISUAL CONTENT. All items can be bought in the Centre or purchased online: SHOP Also Gift Vouchers & Concert Tickets Available Phone 042 93 288 87 More »
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The Frank & Walters - Saturday 21st March 2020

8 Oct 2019

After their resounding success in the Oriel Centre earlier this year, The Frank and Walters are heading back to Dundalk for an intimate acoustic show in the Oriel Centre Dundalk Gaol on **Saturday 21st March 2020.** 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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Meath Beo Autumn 2019

16 Sep 2019

Meath Beo Autumn 2019 for further details: Meath Beo Autumn 2019 More »
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Gerry Whelan Memorial Weekend 13-15 September

2 Sep 2019

15th Gerry Whelan Memorial Weekend Cootehill Co. Cavan. 13th - 15th September 2019. Contact details for: General Enquiries | Workshop Bookings | Concert Tickets Mary Bannon 087 6372862 or Sandra Sherlock 087 7723595 More »