Thurles Circling The Square

Thurles Circling The Square is a new group promoting an annual festival of poetry plus Music. It remembers and honours the great Thurles poet Dennis O’ Driscoll (1954-2012) and promotes poetry, music and the arts in the town.

Dwan Academy Performing Arts School

In our new Dwan Academy Performing Arts Studios on Parnell Street we provide Musical Theatre, Ballet and Hip Hop classes as well as private tuition in Singing and Speech & Drama. An innovative, independent performing arts school, we offer equal opportunities to the complete beginner right through to the avid performer. Whether performing is a […]

Farney Castle

Farney Castle is a wonderful, architecturally diverse building nestled in beautiful grounds surrounded by a myriad of ancient and rare trees. The medieval round tower was built in 1495 and the octagonal neo-Gothic tower was built in the 1700s. Farney is home to the Cullen Family. Cyril and Margie Cullen run a knitwear and porcelain […]

The Dancer’s Academy Of Performing Arts – DAPA

Thurles ~ County Tipperary Hip Hop, Ballet & Street Fusion Classes every Saturday at The Source Arts Centre, Thurles. (Above Library) Classes are for children aged 3-14 Years of all abilities and boys and girls are welcome. We have a new term starting on Saturday 28th February where places are available to join our Academy! […]

Poppin Productions

Poppin Productions is the brainchild of Eamonn B. Shanahan. Established in 2015, the creative production company was formed primarily to act as a platform for collaboration. Passionate about the arts Eamonn is determined to share his grá, building new audiences and encouraging people to be creative. Poppin Productions engages artists in the greatest ideal, to come together […]

Black Castle

The Black Castle is the historic home of Lady Thurles. Situated in Liberty Square, it is another addition to the many historic places that are in Thurles, the town that is shrouded in history. The Historic Black Castle, in an prime location on Liberty Square, Thurles, County Tipperary, dates from the 16th Century and was […]


Songschool is for secondary school age students who are interested in writing and recording songs, performing them at an evening concert, making a music video, learning about music technology, and meeting people who love music as much as they do, not to mention forming bands and having fun! Song school happens in The Source each […]


Cruthaigh is an organisation aiming to promote creativity in Thurles. Their aim is to promote creating art, connections, and experiences. Cruthaigh means “to create” in Irish, this is reflective of their goal, to promote all forms of creativity in Thurles.

Phoenix Productions

Phoenix Productions was founded in 1998 to harness the obvious talent of the young people of Thurles. It is a non-profit organisation. Through the use of a professional choreographer and musical director Phoenix Productions has staged a musical production every year since 1998.

Fracture Youth Theatre

Fracture Youth Theatre is a youth theatre that operates in The Source Arts Centre. They take on teenagers for terms each year. Throughout the terms, the members participate in group activities that work on their skills in teamwork and acting. They put on a show in the source at the end of the year in […]