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Bob Dylan to be Revisited at Garter Lane

SINCE the 1960s, we have been spoilt by the prodigious output of the legend that is Bob Dylan. His quality song writing has garnered multiple awards and influenced artists throughout the world for almost seven decades. His writing status is such, that he was cemented in history with a Nobel Prize award for Literatures in [...]

Celtic Imbolc Festival at the Hook Lighthouse

Participants tied Spring wishes on the Imbolc tree sculpture at the Hook Lighthouse during last year's festival.
The Hook Lighthouse is set to celebrate Ireland’s ‘Fire Goddess’ through the Imbolc traditional festival marking the beginning of spring from February 1st to 3rd. It is also the feast of St Bridget – in ancient Irish mythology, Bridget was a fire goddess – she is also the patron saint of boatmen, sailors, and mariners. Celebrated [...]

Kevin McGahern goes ‘Solo’ at Central Arts

Kevin McGahern brings his 'Solo Pollo' tour to Central Arts this Friday night.
Kevin McGahern, the star of RTE’s ‘Republic of Telly’, will premiere his brand-new ‘Solo Pollo’ tour at Central Arts in Waterford this Friday night, January 18th before embarking on a national tour. The Solo Pollo tour shall see the silver tongued Cavan native bringing a mix of traditional stand-up, character based comedy in addition to humorously [...]

Spring 2019 at the Royal

Spring 2019 has kicked off here at Theatre Royal Waterford and some shows have even sold out! The Spring Season at the Theatre Royal features some welcome returns as well as superb theatre, music, comedy and family events – something for everyone! Theatre Lovers can look forward The Scourge (Jan 17th) directed by the Theatre’s Artistic [...]

The 2 Johnnies set for the Royal

The 2 Johnnies will being their Tipperary-honed comedy set to the Theatre Royal next April.
Comedy duo The 2 Johnnies will be touring their new show, “Get Loose”, all over Ireland next year and are scheduled to perform at the Theatre Royal on Saturday, April 13th, 2019. The 2 Johnnies are a hugely popular and hilarious Music & Comedy Duo, Johnny B (O Brien) & Johnny Smacks (McMahon) from Tipperary. Known [...]

Irish premiere of ‘Lovesong’ at Garter Lane

The Lovesong cast of Jenny Fennessy, Dylan Kennedy, Sean Ahern and Mary Flavin Colbert
Red ‘n Blue Theatre is proud to present the Irish Premiere of ‘Lovesong’, a story of one couple, told from two different points in their lives – as young lovers in their late 20s and as worldly companions looking back on their relationship. The play will run at Garter Lane Arts Centre from Thursday, January [...]


Liam Merriman, who will be joined by Ferrybank guitarist Bill Stuart at the launch of his new album at Central Arts on Thursday week.
Merriman to launch new album at Central Arts on December 27th Liam Merriman, joined by Ferrybank guitarist Bill Stuart (“I’m working on turning him into a folkie,” joked Liam) will launch his new album, ‘Acoustic Rivers’, at Central Arts on Thursday, December 27th. “For me it is the simplicity of the recording and its real-music-live-in-the-studio [...]

Foster & Allen at the Theatre Royal

Foster & Allen are bringing their “Putting On The Style” Tour to Theatre Royal Waterford on Saturday, January 5th (8pm, Tickets: €31). They may be the oldest swingers in town, as the song goes, but Foster & Allen are still topping the charts and packing in the audiences wherever they tour. Earlier this year they [...]

Christmas Week at Central Arts

Central Arts has announced its much-anticipated line-up for Christmas week, and as ever they’ve got some serious treats in store for anyone who likes music, dancing and good times!Kicking off the season on December 23rd, Electronic will feature an amazing techno line-up , including Waterford superstar Cailín, ‘SexShop’ Dave and up-and-comer Brian Jiggz. With the [...]

Library Ireland Week

Library Ireland Week takes place from November 26th to December 2nd. The theme of this year’s week is “Librarians Transforming Lives”. The week, which is organised by the Library Association of Ireland, raises the profile of libraries and information service professionals and showcases their resources, facilities, events and services through dedicated programmes and events. Throughout the [...]