Arts & Culture

Bru Boru Cultural Centre

Brú Ború Cultural Centre
Cashel, Co. Tipperary
062 61122

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

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.