Stories, Poetry and Dreams - an intimate evening with Michael Murphy

Thu, Mar 05, 2015

Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy is a broadcaster, psychoanalyst, and author well known from his appearances on radio and television, particularly from his psychoanalytic residency on RTÉ’s Today Show.

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Fantastic line-up for Roscommon Drama Festival

Thu, Mar 05, 2015

Once again patrons can look forward to a festival programme which brings the best of amateur drama to Roscommon when Roscommon Drama Festival opens on Friday March 6.

Tomorrow night’s opening performance is Brian Friel’s play The Communication Cord, presented by Seumus O’Kelly Players from Loughrea who are making their first visit to Roscommon. On Saturday March 7 regular visitors to Roscommon, Bunclody/Kilmyshall Drama Group from Wexford, present Stolen Child by Yvonne Quinn and Bairbre Ní Chaoimh.

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Luan Gallery calls for 1916-themed art proposals

Thu, Mar 05, 2015

To accompany the national 1916 Rising centenary celebration, Athlone Arts and Tourism are inviting unique exhibition ideas and art project proposals from individual or group, amateur, or professional artists.

Ideas from artists working in all media are welcomed. Visual arts projects may include painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, mixed media, installation, sound art, performance, or video.

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Four nights of live music at The Snug

Thu, Mar 05, 2015

Jigjam play Saturday night

Tonight, Thursday March 5, local band Snakebite play The Snug. This pop/rock cover band will be playing all the favourites spanning several decades.

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A theatrical treat for rugby fans of all ages

Thu, Mar 05, 2015

Forget the Six Nations (sort of!) - the biggest rugby event of 2015 comes to Roscommon on April 11 at 8pm and fans of the legendary Joe Kavanagh, the greatest tight head prop in world rugby, are advised to line out early to ensure they bag the hottest tickets in town.

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Smash hit musical Hairspray opens in the Dean Crowe

Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Members of the Hairspray cast pictured in rehearsals: Jennifer Clogher (Tracy), Jack Quinn (Link), Sammy Rosney (Seaweed), and Caoimhe Crowe O’Connor (Penny)

The Dean Crowe Theatre will open its doors this weekend to the Broadway smash hit musical Hairspray. Winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, Hairspray is a big, bouncy beehive of a musical, piled high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs.

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Great sports and music entertainment at The Snug Bar

Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Tonight, Thursday February 26, renowned local musicians Jock and Dave take to the stage at The Snug. The duo play a wide range of songs to suit all musical tastes - from the old classics to the current chart toppers.

Friday night sees Small Deal play - made up of Dermot and Nigel from Athlone, this lively and very entertaining pair will be singing all your favourites. They’re guaranteed to get the crowd on their feet.

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Stories, Poetry and Dreams - a night with Michael Murphy

Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Michael Murphy

The Dean Crowe Theatre is proud to present Stories, Poetry and Dreams, an evening of readings from Michael Murphy’s three books At Five in the Afternoon, The House of Pure Being, and The Republic of Love, with special guests Eileen Dunne, Eamonn Lawler, and Ciana Campbell.

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Cronin launch new EP - Nelson Riddle

Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Irish quintet Cronin return with the Nelson Riddle EP which is set for release on March 2.

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Celebrate your occasion at the Prince Bar

Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Have you an event or big occasion coming up why? Then not avail of the Prince Bar’s fantastic party offers.

Their party package includes: reserved seating, finger food packages, complimentary cake, live music, VIP photos, and chauffeur-driven limo - terms and conditions apply.

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The hilarious Bookworms opens Friday in Athlone Little Theatre

Thu, Feb 19, 2015

Caroline Coyle and Paul Breen, two members of the cast, together with a prop, a matchstick model of Notre Dame Cathedral made from over 150,000 matches

The hugely entertaining and comical play Bookworms by Bernard Farrell opens this Friday February 20 at Athlone Little Theatre. The play is the latest offering from the highly talented author Bernard Farrell and was first performed at the Abbey Theatre in February 2012.

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Live at The Prince Bar

Thu, Feb 19, 2015

If you are heading out in Athlone this weekend why not pop into The Prince Bar? They will have great live music this weekend, kicking off on Friday night when they welcome The Shakes live on stage from 10pm.

On Saturday night they will have DJ Simon from 9.30-11pm playing all your favourite floor fillers. Cork lads UV5 will take to the stage from 11pm; these guys love to rock The Prince Bar and always put on a great show. As always The Prince Bar will run nightly promotions, have bars open over two floors, and their popular cocktail bar will be open serving delicious cocktails.

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