Festival Places & Directions
Marian Hall is a beautiful and central community space right in the heart of Tipperary Town.
Now in it’s 18th year, off the beaten track, but easily accessible, this magical and tranquil atmosphere at the Centre, inspired by it’s surrounding natural beauty… offers exceptional studio space and accomodation with panoramic views of the Glen of Aherlow and it’s impressive Galtee mountains, Ireland’s highest inland mountain range …making Tigh Roy, Ionad Cultúrtha an important centre for creativity and learning.
The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance is the centre of academic and performance excellence housed at the University of Limerick, Ireland. The Academy honours the energies of performance and academic reflection across a wide range of genres and disciplines. These in turn are informed by innovative community outreach and artist-in-residence initiatives that take the Academy to the wider community while attracting a wealth of international performance and scholarly expertise. Founded in 1994 by Professor Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, it has come to find its true home on the beautiful banks of the River Shannon in a state of the art building, which includes two theatres, recording studio, individual practice rooms and dance studios, provides and inspiring creative space for all those who study there.