Briery Gap Cultural Centre was set up in November 1999 as a venue of excellence to attract national and international talent to the Lee Valley. The theatre also offers a varied inclusive programme to include all members of the community and encourages the use of the venue by enthusiastic and reliable youth groups, theatre companies and film makers. It encourages expertise in all areas of theatre and cinema by providing workshops and training for Youth Theatre, Choirs and Drama Groups. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Briery Gap Choirs are now recruiting for Autumn/Winter 2015. Briery Gap's NEW Youth Choir (Ages 13 - 19) commences on Wednesday 16th September from 5:30 to 6.30pm and the Mixed Choir returns from 7:00 to 8:00pm. Our Choir Director is Keran Leahy and the fee is €50 for the 10 week term. Click here to download the Youth Choir Application Form Click here to download the Mixed Choir Application Form
In March 1835, ten thousand people crammed the streets of Carlow to see the public hanging of Lucinda Sly and John Dempsey. It was to be the last public hanging of a woman in the town. Sly and Dempsey had been convicted of the murder of Lucinda’s husband, Walter. Lucinda was a Protestant, John a Catholic; Lucinda was a... Read More
Theatre Fideri Fidera in association with Komedia present “Pitschi – The kitten with dreams”. The show is suitable for children under 7 years. The event is hosted as part of a national programme for Children’s book festival Ireland (CBI). Pitschi lives with her cat family, Grandma Lisette and a dog called Bello on a farm high up in the Swiss Alps.... Read More
After defeating international terrorist Owen Shaw, Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel), Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker) and the rest of the crew have separated to return to more normal lives. However, Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham), Owen’s older brother, is thirsty for revenge. A slick government agent offers to help Dom and company take care of Shaw in exchange for their help... Read More
A rip-roaring three-act comedy, written by Michael J. Ginnelly. The manipulative Katie pretends to be sick in a bid to ensure her daughter, Mary, stays at home to look after her and Mary’s brother Seán. Mary struggles to cope with the abuse, hoping that someday her boyfriend of many years will finally pop the question and whisk her away from... Read More
Once again Briery Gap is delighted to invite your school to participate in the 16th All Ireland Transition Year Drama Festival 2016 and the 6th All Ireland 15 Minute Light Entertainment Festival 2016 for all second level students. The preliminary rounds for both Festivals will take place in January in Mullingar (from 26th January 2016) and Macroom (from 1st February... Read More