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Be Inspired By The Arts - Laois Tourism
Be Inspired By The Arts - Laois Tourism

Dunamaise Arts Centre has become an essential addition to the cultural landscape of County Laois and one of our central missions is to continue to inspire people to discover and love the arts!

We are delighted to continue in our commitment in supporting the arts in Laois in presenting the very best in local, national and international arts practice. We are proud to have been commended over the years as being a model for practice in the promotion of and access to the arts and we are thrilled to play such a significant part in the social, cultural and economic life of the county and among its communities.

 

A little about us:

Dunamaise Arts Centre has become an essential addition to the cultural landscape of County Laois and one of our central missions is to continue to inspire people to discover and love the arts!

We are delighted to continue in our commitment in supporting the arts in Laois in presenting the very best in local, national and international arts practice. We are proud to have been commended over the years as being a model for practice in the promotion of and access to the arts and we are thrilled to play such a significant part in the social, cultural and economic life of the county and among its communities.

 

Contact
Church Street, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, Ireland
Opening Hours:
Mon. Closed
Tue. 01:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Wed. 01:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Thu. 01:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Fri. 01:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Sat. 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Sun. Closed

June 2024

26th June @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm €8
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When childhood friends Magalie and Blandine cross paths after many years, they decide to finally take their dream vacation to Greece. A wildly entertaining tale of female camaraderie. Two tickets to Greece  is an out-and-out […]

29th June @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Free
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Come join us and borrow a game. We’ll teach you how to play. Try new games, hang out with friends & family or meet new friends. No booking required for general games. Learn to play […]

29th June @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Free
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View amazing Lego brick sculptures, including Jurassic Brick, an award-winning series depicting dinosaurs in their habitats, created by professional artist, Jessica Farrell. Once inspired, build your own dinos in a fun, hands-on activity. Impressive Lego  […]

29th June @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Free
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Enjoy a host of fun, interactive and exciting attractions. Come along on the day for free fun for all ages. Explore art, crafts and collectibles. Have a go at gaming. Get the coolest selfie with […]

July 2024

1st July @ 10:00 am - 5th July @ 2:00 pm €90
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An amazing all-Singing, Dancing and Acting Summer camp for boys and girls between the ages of four and seventeen. This intensive immersion in musical theatre helps build self esteem, develop new skills and enhance performance. […]

June 2024

7th June @ 1:00 pm - 5th July @ 2:00 pm €12 – €40
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Classes will begin with breath work and take a focus on building heating energy in the body, whilst connecting breath to movement. These classes will aim to help you find your appropriate challenge in poses, […]

July 2024

8th July @ 10:00 am - 12th July @ 4:00 pm €123
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During the camp we create masterpieces in each art form while learning all about the tricks and styles of world famous artists.We cover a wide variety of media such as: Painting - Printmaking - Sculpture […]

15th July - 19th July €90
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Get ready for an unforgettable summer at Camp Broadway. We have an exciting lineup that will have your kids singing, dancing, and acting their hearts out. From Disney classics to West End favorites like Frozen, […]

20th July @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm €27
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Mary Byrne Check Me Out at Dunamaise Arts Centre Get ready for an evening filled with laughter, music, and heartfelt stories at Dunamaise Arts Centre as Mary takes you on a journey through the ups […]

September 2024

4th September @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm €8
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Screenwriter Adam lives alone in a near empty tower block. His secluded life is interrupted by an unexpected reunion with his parents, both of whom died decades earlier. Back at the tower block, he meets […]

5th September @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm €20
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Historical Entertainer Paddy Cullivan brings you the incredible story of the death of Ireland’s first Commander-in-Chief. An audio-visual spectacular featuring hundreds of images, shocking new research and incredible songs, Paddy dares to unravel the secrets […]

7th September @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm €35
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Following on from his sell out show, KC is back with a bang. Join us for an evening of unfiltered hilarity as our witty hosts engage in side-splitting banter, sharing outrageous stories, and riffing on […]

21st September @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm €30
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This combination of stories, songs and audience interaction is a show which has to be experienced to be indelibly imprinted in your memory. With sold out performances around the country and high demand for return […]

28th September @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm €3
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Due to rising demand the fantastic Clothes Swap and Sustainable Fashion event returns. Previously featuring wearable art displays, upcycling ideas, demos from slow-fashion designers and makers, this event is a sustainable fashionista's ideal afternoon out

October 2024

4th October @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm €45
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Continuing our series of very special 25th Anniversary Celebration concerts, Dunamaise is proud and delighted to host an evening with Paul Brady. Don’t miss this captivating experience, as Paul invites you into his world of […]

8th October @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm €32.50
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Having led a colourful life thus far and being no stranger to a slap from the dark side, Bressie has made it his vocation to excavate and discover what it is that makes us humans […]

12th October @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm €28.50
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Back due to phenomenal demand, the 80’s Icons Show returns to the Dunamaise stage, taking you back to the decade when shoulders were big, clothes were colourful and music was a smorgasbord of many delights. […]

18th October @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm €28
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Comedic fireball Deirdre O'Kane is mad for road, mercilessly mining hilarity from the human condition. Will she conquer the chaos or revel in it? Tame the mayhem or "O'Kane it"? Either way you're in for […]

24th October @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm €32.50
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Ronan Collins, Broadcaster and Singer looks forward to bringing his new show to Dunamaise Arts Centre. With his knowledge of the Showbands, Stars and Songs of that golden era, Ronan will sing the hits and […]

November 2024

26th November @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm €16
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Join Manchán for a fascinating exploration of the rising connection people are feeling with the spirit and the lore of the land of Ireland. This talk is a celebration of the extraordinary heritage our ancestors […]

December 2024

19th December @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm €30
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It’s always party time when Abba comes to town but when it’s the Christmas Show, then that’s a real excuse to let your hair down. This happy sing-a-long event is pure escapism. It celebrates Abbas […]

February 2025

2nd February 2025 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm €28
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This multi-diva show is a feast for the senses, featuring the likes of Cher, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Shania Twain, Annie Lennox, Gloria Estefan, Blondie, Katy Perry, Adele, Abba and Bananarama. Get ready to dance, sing and […]