Friars Gate

Friars' Gate
Theatre & Arts
Kilmallock. Co. Limerick
Tel 063 98727
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Rhythmic Image an exhibition of paintings and prints by Mel O’Dea will run for the month of July.


Friday 8th August @ 8pm

Ann Marie O’Riordan

Already establishing a truly distinctive and incresingly popular singing style in the world of traditional Irish music Annmarie hails Rathcoole near Millstreet, Co. Cork.  She was chosen as the nation’s Best Newcomer Horizon Award winner at the highly prestigious Irish Music Awards announced at the World Fleadh in 2009.  Dolores Keane is her main source of inspriration and, clearly, their singing styles are not dissimilar.  Her CD is features regularly on Donncha O Dulaing’s radio programme Failte Isteach. 

Tickets €15/€12


What Is On In The Theatre
Sat 5th July---Daft
Friday 8th August---Ann Marie O’Riordan
Wednesday 20th August---Film: 12 Years A Slave

Memoir Writing with Sheila Quealey
Introduction to Creative Writing with Sheila Quealey
Advanced Writing Course with Sheila Quealey
Arts and Crafts for Children with Jane Howe  
Irish Traditional Music with Brian FitzGerald
Drama for Children with Maria O'Neill
Youth Theatre Workshops with Niamh Bowen
Art Classes for Adults with Robert Ryan

Summer Camps

Footsteps Youth Theatre Summer Camp – Monday 1th – Thursday 19th June   
Participants will explore drama from a fun, interactive perspective, learning skills such as stagecraft, voice, improvisation and non-naturalistic theatre.  Facilitated by Fiona Quinn and supported by Foroige.  Funded by Ballyhoura Development Ltd.  Fee €20 for members.  €40 for non-members.

Arts & Crafts with Jane Howe                              Monday 7th - Friday 11th July
                                                                               Wednesday 6th – Friday 8th August

Drama Camp with Maria O’Neill                         Monday 14th – Friday 18th July
                                                                               Monday 11th – Friday 15th August
Book Club -  Monday 22nd September @ 7pm.  Reading Young Skins by Colin Barrett.
                   Monday 20th October @ 7pm – Red Sky in Morning by Paul Lynch.


Community and Educational Outreach Programme in association with Limerick City and County Council.

Footsteps Youth Theatre
Actively Retired Drama Programme
Transition Year Drama Studies Programme
National School Drama Awareness Programme
Side by Side Integration Programme
Contact Friars’ Gate for details.

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