What's On

Friday 3 March - Saturday 1 April , 10am to 5pm, free of charge

CRUX: A Dialogue in Metal

Gunvor Anhøj, Michael Calnan, Moss Gaynor, John Hogan, Jane Murtagh.

The essence of these five artists’ work concerns the movement of metal and the story it evokes.  CRUX will illustrate the diversity of metal and will showcase its myriad possibilities - from the delicate tracery of Jane Murtagh’s work, to the solid architectural forms of Moss Gaynor, to the subtle lines and sensual curves of Michael Calnan’s, John Hogan and Gunver Anhøj ‘s work.

The artists’ ideas and stories are inspired and visualised through a combination of interests in the natural world and the world of architecture and industrial design. From large scale welded metal constructions to delicate, highly finished objects - the works portray the material and the makers behind it, and this unique exhibition will reveal their stories through the dynamism of metal using a combination of contemporary practices and ancient techniques.

A Guided Tour of the Exhibition and Artists’ Talk, facilitated by John Tynan of The Crafts Council of Ireland will take place on Saturday 4 March at 11.45am.
Free of charge and all welcome.

Tuesday 28 March, 8pm, €7

My Name is Emily

in partnership with Access Cinema

Dir: Simon Fitzmaurice  |  Ireland  |  2015  |  100 mins |  Cert: CLUB

The debut feature from Irish writer director Simon Fitzmaurice is a spirited coming of age story that traces the journey of a strongwilled young woman as she weathers loss, upheaval, and rebirth.



This will be preceded by a screening of Oonagh Kearney's short film Oiche Nollaig na mBan, which is inspired by Seán Ó Ríordáin’s well known poem and aims to capture the powerful energy of the work in a highly visual treatment. Working with a schoolgirl choir and inter-generational cast of female performers, the film pays tribute to Ó’Riórdáin’s language and radical vision of Women’s Christmas night.

Thursday 30 March, 8pm, €16/€15 conc./€8 18s & under

Lïnger

Performed by Breandán de Gallaí and Nick O’Connell

Powerful and tender, two dancers at opposite ends of their dancing career share a poignant duet through contemporary Irish dance. Lïnger, performed by ex-Riverdance principal Breandán de Gallaí and Nick O’Connell, is an immersive theatrical experience about sexuality, ageing and identity, told through a rich tapestry of photography, film, music, and movement.

This critically acclaimed work is a ground-breaking theatrical experience which invites you to reflect on the passage of time, and who we are at various stages of our lives.

Throughout this biographical work are moments of liminality – “being neither here nor there” (Heaney 1996): that deliberate restraint; permanently on the cusp; as we indulgently linger in its vastness. Lïnger is a test of endurance as desire soars but climax is avoided.
Ériu’s work is a 21st century reimagining of Irish dance, exploring the poetic potential of the genre and examining topics rarely dealt with through traditional dance.

Show is 60 minutes in duration and there will be a post-show discussion with members of the Company.

Age 10+

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To kick off our wonderful spring/summer season, we’re offering early bird booking on selected events - this is one of those!

If you book that event on or before close of business on Sunday 12th March, get a 10% discount on your ticket…but don't forget that Early Bird tickets are limited to the first 50 tickets for each of these events, so when they’re gone, they’re gone.

Thursday 30 March, 8.30pm in the glór Studio, €15/€13 Conc.,

Kieran Quinn & Seamie O’Dowd

Sligo-based Seamie O’Dowd, (guitar, fiddle, vocals), and Kieran Quinn, (piano), have been carefully crafting their own sound for over two years now. Perhaps best described as trad fusion, it also incorporates elements of jazz, blues and folk music.

Two skilled musicians in their own right, neither of whom are in any way daunted by crossing musical genres with a moment’s notice, they have combined to produce a powerful and exciting musical force.

This night celebrates the launch of their debut album, full of new and original songs and tunes.

Friday 31 March, Free of charge

National Workplace Wellbeing Day

Ireland’s third National Workplace Wellbeing Day will take place on March 31st 2017. Large and small companies across the country are encouraged to participate in the event, which aims to improve employee health through promoting better nutrition and physical activity.

We are delighted to announce that glór will play its part by hosting a free programme of events for workers.

  • 8am - 8.45am: Breathing and Mindful ‘Chair’ Yoga to Start Your Day with Antoinette Butler Mulcaire (Gentle exercises, come dressed for work!)
     
  • 11am – 12pm: Nutrition and Productivity - The importance of eating the right foods presentation by Dietitian Dr. Anne Griffin
     
  • 1pm (sharp): Walk a Mile at Lunchtime - Start and finish at glór


* While all events are free of charge, places are limited for the prework Chair Yoga class and the presentation by Dr Anne Griffin - please register for a place on 065 6843103

Friday 31 March, 8pm, €20/€18 conc.

Foil Arms and Hog

Foil Arms and Hog are Ireland's top comedy sketch group.

Called ‘Pure Brilliant’ by Tommy Tiernan, the group have over four million hits on YouTube and have sold out five shows at Dublin's Vicar street. With regular sketches on RTE, viral comedy hits like 'How to Speak Dublin' and over 70,000 online followers, Foil Arms and Hog have established themselves amongst the new breed of Irish comedy stars.

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