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Shorelines Art Exhibition at The Gallery at the Workhouse
Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 9:30am to Sunday, 21 September 2014 - 5:30pm
Free - donation accepted
The Irish Workhouse Centre, Portumna

In the unique setting of Portumna Workhouse, we are proud to present an exhibition of art from local artists. Painting, drawing,
photography...

Children's Workshop A with The National Print Museum: Hand composing & Poster Printing
Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
€2 - confined to 6th class students
St Brendan's National School Hall

This National Print Museum Workshop A will involve the following:

Hand composing & Poster Printing

Children...

Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
€5 per child- Places Limited. Booking Essential
St Brendan's National School Hall

In this workshop, using traditional and modern methods and materials, children learn to handcraft their own hardback book which they then decorate...

Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 7:30pm
Irish Workhouse Centre

Join Portumna Arts Group & Des Kenny for the Official Opening of Shorelines Arts Festival 2014. Music from Omna Singers and No More Mossies.  ...

Portumna Country Market - Shoreline Talks
Friday, 19 September 2014 - 10:00am
Free Event
Portumna Town Hall

Portumna Country Market - Shoreline Talks

10.30 am Siobhán Lawless of The Foods of Athenry on Gluten Free Products...

Writing Workshop with Pete Mullineaux
Friday, 19 September 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
€8 - Booking Essential
Portumna & District Credit Union

Writing Workshop with Pete Mullineaux for the active imaginations of the retired people in the Portumna Area.  Join Pete for a...

Culture Night Event: A Talk on "Painting - Thought & Practice"
Friday, 19 September 2014 - 4:00pm
Free Event
Portumna Workhouse

A talk and demonstration with artist SallyAnn Beirne at The Gallery at the Workhouse.

SallyAnn studied Fine Art in...

Culture Night Event: The Shadow of the Glen by John Millington Synge
Friday, 19 September 2014 - 7:00pm
Portumna Castle

Culture Night Event: The Shadow of the Glen by John Millington Synge produced by Jim Hynes and the Half-Day Thursday Drama Group...

Shorelines Concert with We Banjo 3
Friday, 19 September 2014 - 8:30pm
€15/€12 Ticket Only Event
Church of Ireland

Shorelines Concert with We Banjo 3 

The combination of 2 sets of talented brothers from the Scahill and Howley households...

Culture Night Event: Shorelines Singer/Songwriter Showcase at The Beehive
Friday, 19 September 2014 - 10:00pm
The Beehive Pizzeria

Culture Night Event: Shorelines Singer/Songwriter Showcase at The Beehive!

For an intimate event with Portumna's...

Saturday Diary at Shorelines
Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 10:30am to 5:30pm
Free Event
The Cottage Antique Store, St. Patrick St.

Join Portumna Pen Pushers in the window of The Cottage Antique Store, St. Patrick St. where you can add your...

One Day Millinery Workshop with Niav Riley (Saturday)
Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 10:30am to 5:30pm
€99 per person (numbers strictly limited)
An Gairdin, St Brigid's Rd.

Join Niav Riley for this one-day intensive Millinery course that will give you a general overview of the fabrics, trims, tools and styles that...

Shorelines Shannon Stroll  hosted by Port Omna Beo
Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Free Event
Connaught Harbour- Meeting Point at 10.45 am SHARP

A guided walk to suit all the family hosted by Port Omna Beo along the Shannon shoreline with...

Up-cycling Demonstration with Annie Sloan Paints
Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 11:00am
Free admission
The Cottage Antiques Store

Demonstration of 'Upcycling' using Annie Sloan Paints.

45 minute demonstrations by Gerry Byrne.

Venue: The Cottage...

Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 11:00am
Free Event
Portumna Library, Castle Ave.

This annual award in memory of Barbara Kennedy, a mother and writer, invites an original prose and poetry from the students of 4th class in all...

Shorelines Literary Brunch - Le Bouchon Restaurant with Julian Gough, Niamh Boyce & Pete Mullineaux.
Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
€10 - Booking essential
Le Bouchon, St. Patrick's Street

Shorelines Literary Brunch in Le Bouchon Restaurant with Julian Gough, Niamh Boyce & Pete Mullineaux.

Julian Gough,...

Up-cycling Demonstration with Annie Sloan Paints
Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 1:00pm
Free Event
The Cottage Antiques Store

Demonstration of 'Upcycling' using Annie Sloan Paints.

45 minute demonstrations by Gerry Byrne.

Venue: The Cottage...

Childrens' Events @ Shorelines with Sorcaluba Street Theatre & lots more...
Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 1:30pm
Free Events
Portumna Town Square

Childrens' Events @ Shorelines with Sorcaluba Street Theatre & lots more...

Sorcaluba is what happens when 3 women...

Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 2:00pm
€5 (at the door)
Christ Church, Church of Ireland

This talk will span from the 12th century Romanesque right through to 15th century Gothic including medieval stone sculpture and some wooden...

Up-cycling Demonstration with Annie Sloan Paints
Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 3:00pm
Free Event
The Cottage Antiques Store

Demonstration of 'Upcycling' using Annie Sloan Paints.

45 minute demonstrations by Gerry Byrne.

Venue: The Cottage...

Writing Workshop: Telling Stories with Julian Gough
Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
€10 - booking essential.
Portumna Retirement Village Social Centre, St. Brendan's Road.

In this adult writing workshop, the award-winning Irish writer Julian Gough will tell you everything he has learned over the years about writing...

Drama: Emigration Road presented by Curlew Theatre Company
Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
€8 - tickets available at the door
Portumna Workhouse

Drama: Emigration Road presented by Curlew Theatre Company

Emigration Road, explores a number of the...

Eleanor McEvoy in Concert
Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 8:30pm
€15 (Concession €12)
Christ Church, Church of Ireland

Eleanor McEvoy in Concert. 

Eleanor, Ireland's internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter, started her career as a...

Piano Masterclasses with Finghin Collins
Sunday, 21 September 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
€30-€60 depending on grade level
Portumna Castle

Finghin Collins studied with John O’Conor at the Royal Irish Academy of Music and with Dominique Merlet at the Geneva Conservatoire. He...

Shorelines Mass with Nóirín Ní Riain
Sunday, 21 September 2014 - 11:00am
St. Brigid's Church, Portumna

 Nóirín Ní Riain, musician and singer is known for her sean-nós singer and writer, her speciality is religious and spiritual music. Her music...

Sunday, 21 September 2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Free to listeners- €5 entry fee to Reciters
Horan's Corner House

A Recitation Competition is to be held in memory of Nicholas Treacy, a much-loved member of Portumna’s Maple Poetry Group who passed away in...

Sunday, 21 September 2014 - 12:00pm
Free Event
The Irish Workhouse Centre, Portumna
Workshop: Entrelac Knitting with Jody Henry
Sunday, 21 September 2014 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Cost: €15 (due at time of booking)
Rainbow Wools, Clonfert Avenue

Entrelac is a knitting technique used to create a textured diamond pattern. While the result resembles basket-woven strips of knitted fabric, the...

Sunday, 21 September 2014 - 3:00pm to 3:45pm
€5 (at the door)
Emerald Star, Bridge Rd. (indoors)

To mark the centenary of the opening of the present Portumna Bridge John Joe Conwell will present a talk on the history of Portumna Bridges. He...

Workshop: Appreciating Poetry with James Harpur
Sunday, 21 September 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
€10 - booking essential
Portumna Retirement Village Social Centre

James Harpur will facilitate an informal but focused workshop on the art of poetry. Using examples of classic poems he will guide discussion on...

Concert: Chopin at the Castle with Pianist, Finghin Collins
Sunday, 21 September 2014 - 5:00pm
€15/€12 Ticket Only Event
Portumna Castle

Concert: Chopin at the Castle with Pianist, Finghin Collins 

Portumna Village of Culture Event

A concert of classical piano in the...