Author: Catherine Walsh

Early Years Residency: Where does the River Go?

So following on from last week and a day spent with musician Julie Tiernan I’ve been developing ideas for our multi sensory performance inspired by the Nenagh River and Lough Derg. To give you an insight into my process I’ll take you through my week. I work a lot with fabrics so I spent a Read More …

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Early Years Theatre: Artist in Residence

This week was my first week as Artist in Residence at Nenagh Arts Centre! So I’ll start by introducing myself; My name is Joanna Williams and I am Artist Director of Tipperary based children’s theatre company Little Bigtop. I specialise in making original theatre and creative experiences for the very young (under 5’s) and their Read More …

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The Otterfox Almanac of Silly Rhymes Colouring Contest

‘The Otterfox Almanac of Silly Rhymes’ by Michael John Byrne is a fun adventure in words, brightly illustrated by Michael’s brother Eamonn and will be launched at Nenagh Arts Centre on Saturday July 28th at 2pm. Michael is a comedy writer from Tipperary who lives in Nenagh with his wife and three children. He has Read More …

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Music, Puppetry & Storytelling In ‘The Quiet Tree’

As part of our Summer Family Fun programme Nenagh Arts Centre are delighted to be bringing you a magical musical puppetry show. The Quiet Tree by Ceol Connected is an intimate traditional music, storytelling, and puppetry performance specifically designed for young audiences aged 2-6 and their families. Immerse yourself into the magical world of Whistleberry Forest Read More …

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Summer Programme Competition

As part of the launch of our jammed packed summer programme we are running a fantastic paper flower making competition where we are giving you the chance to win a huge basket of craft goodies by creating your own flower. All flowers will be used on stage for the production of Blanca agus Rua on Read More …

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‘OutRAGEous Fortune’ At Nenagh Arts Centre

OutRAGEous Fortune comes to Nenagh Arts Centre on Saturday 12th May. Set in the basement of her family home, OutRAGEous Fortune follows the story of Dolores, a clown who dreams of being a famous Shakespearean actor and performing on stage at the infamous Globe theatre. When things don’t quite to plan, Dolores decides to take Read More …

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Comedy, Science & Magic With Donal Vaughan

Nenagh Arts Centre is excited to welcome Multi-Award winning Irish comedian and scientist Donal Vaughan with his ‘Science Magic’ show on Sunday April 22nd at 3pm. Prepare to enter the magical world of science. Forget Harry Potter, Donal is the real wizard. He will show you how to put a skewer through a balloon without Read More …

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Celebrating Poetry Day Ireland

This year we are delighted to celebrate Poetry Day Ireland on April 26th in association with Dromineer Literary Festival. Primary school children in Tipperary and surrounding areas have been invited to create their very own ‘Poet – Tree’. Eva, our Artistic Director, came up with the idea after seeing this at Carlow Arts Festival in Read More …

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The Nenagh Players Return With Powerful Drama

Nenagh Arts Centre is delighted that The Nenagh Players are returning to perform ‘Duet for One’ for two nights this April. Cancelled due to the severe weather at the start of March, it was agreed that after their tour in the Amateur Drama Council of Ireland Drama Festival circuit ‘Duet for One’ would return to Nenagh. Read More …

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Meet Our Easter Camp Tutors

We have an incredible range of Action Packed, Fun Filled activities designed to keep your child entertained at our Easter Camp from Tuesday 27th March to Thursday 29th March. With workshops including PuppetMaking, Drama and Dance, Cookie and Cupcake Making, you are promised 3 days of creative fun for 7 – 12 year olds brought Read More …

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