Cultural Activities

Arts Activities - for the next week 

1. Carlingford Heritage Concert Series - Online Performances

Carlingford Heritage Centre are delighted to host a virtual concert series in 3 parts beginning on Sunday 23rd of August at 7pm and can be viewed through links on the Carlingford Heritage Centre Facebook page.  As the annual summer series now running for over 10 years had to be cancelled due to Covid 19 restrictions, an online series of concerts and interviews will be streamed on our Facebook page instead. Watch episode 1 at 7pm on 23rd August - features Yue Tang, Brian Connor, Zoe Conway, Niall Hanna & Rachel McGarrity.

Link to Carlingford Heritage Centre Facebook

2. An Táin Arts Centre - Exhibition

'A Drawing a Day' Exhibition by Els Borghart

Open from 10am - 4pm, visit the Basement Gallery in An Táin Arts Centre on Saturday 22nd August for the final day of Els Borghart exhibition 'A Drawing a Day' - which is a creative response to social distancing and isolation. The gallery and exhibition closes at 4pm. More Info

3. Droichead Arts Centre - Connection - Exhibition

The CONNECTION project will have three elements – a live evolving gallery exhibition created by six local artists, bespoke posters created by the eleven Borrowed Ground visual artists and an outdoor exhibition. You can visit the first element of Connection - the Gallery Exhibition now. Book your visit - timeslots available from Tuesday 23rd August - Click here to book timeslot

4. An Táin Arts Centre - Ines Khai - Livestreaming via An Táin Arts Centre Facebook

Ines Khai – An Táin Arts Centre 8pm on Fri 28th Aug. Live from her home, Ines Khai plays music from her Caribbean Blues repertoire, mixing songs from her first albums along with newer songs from her latest album “Pitit a Lanmè” (Child of the sea), released earlier this year. Ines’s music tells stories about crossing oceans, memories of ancestors and hope for a better future. Her vocal range and unique guitar style will seduce your senses. Enjoy!  More Information Here


5. Highlanes Gallery Drogheda - Music Performance (in person and online)

Mark Redmond, Piper & Eilís Lavelle, Harp on August 22nd at 3pm

Join us in person or online for a Heritage Week event, to coincide with Margaret Corcoran’s new solo exhibition 'Love & Independence', where two of the most talented musicians in contemporary traditional Irish music present an afternoon performance within the stunning exhibition. Booking essential, information below:

6. Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda - Walk and Talk with Historian Brendan Matthews

On August 26th, 7:30pm Join Brendan Matthews, Historian, for a Walk 'n Talk on 'The Franciscans of Drogheda'.

Places are charged at €3 and can be booked here on Eventbrite or by telephone at 041-9803311.  Please meet in the gallery courtyard of Highlanes Gallery in time for the event on the day.

 Booking link to Eventbrite: Click Here