CULTURE NIGHT at Charlestown Arts Centre

This Culture Night, Friday, September 22nd, Charlestown Arts Centre will be hosting an action packed programme of events for all ages. The Arts Centre will be open all day with artist Shane Finan creating a live landscape painting on the walls of gallery. Visitors will be welcome to take a brush and contribute to the… Read more »

John Healy Literary Weekend 2016

The annual John Healy Literary Weekend is scheduled for the 24th – 26th of November, with all events taking place in Charlestown Arts Centre. Thursday, 24th November 7:30pm – Official Opening Reception The John Healy Weekend will be officially opened by guest speaker Fr. Micheál McGréil with complimentary wine reception. 8:30pm – Bridging the Infrastructure… Read more »

John Healy Weekend

The famous journalist, John Healy, a native of Charlestown, wrote a book based on the economic and social decline of rural life in the West of Ireland. In 1968, “No One Shouted Stop” (Death Of An Irish Village) was published. The book illustrated the difficulties faced in a time of widespread poverty and mass emigration and… Read more »

Culture Night

Culture Night 2016 will take place on Friday, 16th September. On Culture Night, various artistic and cultural organisations in participating towns and cities throughout the country extend their opening hours to provide the public with increased access to workshops, collections and other events. Cultural Night is an opportunity for each county to celebrate its unique… Read more »


Congratulations to everyone involved in the re-launch of Charlestown Arts Centre last weekend. There is now a smart new lift giving access to visitors who may have difficulty with the stairs. Iarlaith Farrell cut the ribbon and sent the new lift upwards for the first time ahead of an entertaining afternoon of art, music and… Read more »

Culture Night at the Arts Centre

Culture Night at Charlestown Arts Centre officially launches the new programme of Arts and Culture Events at Charlestown Arts Centre for 2015 – 2016! With Free Art Workshops for children, a Free Music Gig and a Free Opening Exhibition with a Cheese & Wine Reception, there is something for everyone! Children, Parents, Adults, Teenagers, EVERYONE is welcome! You can also browse… Read more »