Arts & Culture
Bru Boru Cultural Centre Brú Ború Cultural Centre Cashel, Co. Tipperary 062 61122 http://comhaltas.ie/locations/detail/bru_boru/ www.southtippculture.ie The palace of Ború ( Brian Ború was King of all Ireland ) - is a national heritage centre at the foot of the Rock of Cashel. This cultural village is designed around a village green and is home to the study and celebration of native Irish music, song, dance, storytelling, theatre, genealogy and Celtic studies. Visitors to this unique centre will be entertained by the resident Brú Ború group who have given Irish traditional music, song and dance a whole new stature in the world of entertainment. They have entertained the President of the United States, the Prime Minister of Australia, An Taoiseach, many Ambassadors, Frank Sinatra, Liza Minelli and thousands of fans from all over the world. The Centre comprises a well equipped theatre with frequent performances, banquets in the centre's restaurant, an informal Teach Ceoil - sessions nightly, a fully computerised genealogy service, an exhibition hall and craft shop.
The Source Arts Centre The Source Arts Centre Cathedral Street, Thurles, Co. Tipperary Box Office Phone 0504 90204 www.thesourceartscentre.ie The Source Arts Centre opened on 2nd October 2006 and is Ireland's newest arts centre. It consists of a 250 seat auditorium with fully flexible seating, and a dedicated gallery space. A year round programme of events will include film, theatre, dance, ballet, opera, music, family events and visual art exhibitions. Alongside the professional events, the Source will have a Community and Youth Outreach Programme.
Musical Entertainment/Comhaltas Stapleton’s Bar Main Street, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 0504 51106 Traditional Music every Thursday night. Jim of the Mills Upperchurch, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 0504 54400 Traditional music every Thursday night Phil Murrays Upperchurch, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 0504 54356 Traditional Music every Monday night “The Monks” Michael O’Gorman, Mitchel Street, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 0504 21461 Traditional Music every Wednesday night Bowes Bar & Lounge Bowes Corner, Friar Street, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 0504 23520 Irish Music and Sing-a-long every Friday and Saturday The Ship Cormackstown, Holycross, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 0504 22847 Irish Music every Monday night.