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Dunamaise Arts Centre, is the premier arts location in the Midlands and hosts a superb selection of Theatre, Music, Dance, Cinema, Exhibitions and Workshops each season. Located in the centre of Portlaoise town; Dunamaise Arts Centre is a jewel in the crown of Laois; and consists of a 240 seat theatre and cinema, art gallery, cafe and workshop spaces.

The arts centre welcomes a vast breadth of professional and amateur artists and productions to its stage, gallery and screen every year. A few significant memories from its repertoire include performances by Druid Theatre company and The Abbey,  a visit from President Michael D. Higgins, a performance by The Chieftains and the receipt of Portlaoise born actor Robert Sheehan’s famous hoodie from RTE’s popular Love Hate series, which is proudly displayed at its Box Office and many more wonderful events.

Cafe Latte is a light filled space serving homecooked local food. A perfect spot to have a bite to eat.

 

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Dunamaise Arts Centre, is the premier arts location in the Midlands and hosts a superb selection of Theatre, Music, Dance, Cinema, Exhibitions and Workshops each season. Located in the centre of Portlaoise town; Dunamaise Arts Centre is a jewel in the crown of Laois; and consists of a 240 seat theatre and cinema, art gallery, cafe and workshop spaces.

The arts centre welcomes a vast breadth of professional and amateur artists and productions to its stage, gallery and screen every year. A few significant memories from its repertoire include performances by Druid Theatre company and The Abbey,  a visit from President Michael D. Higgins, a performance by The Chieftains and the receipt of Portlaoise born actor Robert Sheehan’s famous hoodie from RTE’s popular Love Hate series, which is proudly displayed at its Box Office and many more wonderful events.

Cafe Latte is a light filled space serving homecooked local food. A perfect spot to have a bite to eat.

 

Contact
Church Street, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, Ireland
Opening Hours:
Mon. Closed
Tue. 10:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Wed. 10:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Thu. 10:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Fri. 10:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Sat. 10:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Sun. 10:30 AM - 05:00 PM

February 2020

20th February @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm €12.00 – €15.00
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The Dunamaise proudly presents in association with National Theatre Live Cyrano De Bergerac.

21st February @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm €8 – €12
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Michael Creagh and Rathdowney Youth Thearte tell the story of the dreadful plight of the children in the Donaghmore workhouse in this play set in a sad time of Ireland's history.

22nd February @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm €25.00
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Set in the heart of Portlaoise, Dunamaise Arts Centre presents Europe's No. 1 award winning Country music show "The Legends of American Country" , bringing you a fantastic night of toe tapping Country classics!

25th February @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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One event on 26th February 2020 at 8:00 pm

€5.00 – €7.00
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Revisit the beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff as they prepare for a royal visit at Dunamaise Arts Centre.

26th February @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on 26th February 2020 at 8:00 pm

€5.00 – €7.00
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Revisit the beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff as they prepare for a royal visit at Dunamaise Arts Centre.

29th February @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm €18.00
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A fantastic opportunity to see this eclectic band in the heart of Portlaoise and experience music which is strongly influenced by Bluegrass, Old Time Country and Folk Music, fused with traditional folk songs from this side of the Atlantic.

March 2020

8th March @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm €30.00 – €40.00
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Grapple Kings returns with its 5th event and its stacked from top to bottom with Irish and Eurorpean Talent.

June 2020

11th June
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An innovative initiative that introduces new communities including direct provision and emergency accommodation residents to Laois through cultural perspectives and activities. Two tours are planned for 2020 to explore and enjoy Laois. A Creative Ireland […]

August 2020

15th August @ 10:00 am - 23rd August @ 5:00 pm
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A participatory art project between artist, Annie Holland and a group of older people from rural Laois born before or just after 1922. Using photography and video, Annie Holland focuses on how the process of […]

October 2020

30th October - 1st November
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The premiere of a new work composed by Martin Tourish with young musicians from the Music Generation Laois Trad Orchestra will take place as part of Tionól 2020. This new work has been commissioned by […]