The Arts really has found a good home in Cavan

Music and drama like to take to the streets

Cavan presents three drama festivals annually: Shercock, Cavan and Maudabawn, while the eclectic and dynamic Cavan Arts Festival takes place every May.  Cavan County Museum in Ballyjamesduff and the Johnston Central Library in Cavan town, along with all our libraries also host a year round programme of events. And don’t forget Culture Night 2023 on Friday 22nd September! 

Literature and a love of the spoken and written word is evidenced here as Cavan is home to many poets and writers.

Cavan is home to two fantastic theatres, the Ramor Theatre in Virginia and Townhall Cavan in the historic Townhall building in Cavan town.

Visit for all the info on the arts in Cavan. 

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Ballyhugh Arts and Cultural Centre

Museum & Cultural Centre

Mullaghboy, Milltown, County Cavan, H14 X458, Ireland
Cavan Arts Office

Cavan Arts Office offers a range of cultural arts events throughout County Cavan.

1a Farnham Street, Cavan, County Cavan, H12 A3T1, Ireland
Cavan Comedy Club

Cavan Comedy has found a home in the Imperial Bar in Cavan town and takes place once per month or thereabouts. Keep an eye on the Comedy Club’s social media for news and events.

43 Main Street, Cavan, County Cavan, Ireland
Cavan County Museum

Award-winning museum. WW1 Trench Experience, 1916 Rising Experience, Peace Garden, shop, cafe,  playground and Nun’s Walk. 

Virginia Road, Ballyjamesduff, County Cavan, A82 YP70, Ireland
Dotti Was A Deer

A unique collection of light-hearted illustrative textile and paper prints by Cavan artist Jackie O’Neill.

Main Street, Cavan, County Cavan, H12 D5N7, Ireland
Johnston Central Library

Free wi-fi, internet access, year round lectures, exhibitions and events for all the family.

1a Farnham Street, Cavan, County Cavan, H12 A3T1, Ireland
Michelle Boyle Artist

Established artist often dealing with identity and the human condition.

Garryross School, Virginia, County Cavan, A82 WE04, Ireland
Ramor Theatre

Historic theatre in Virginia. Currently being renovated, due to reopen in March 2023.

4 Main Street, Virginia, County Cavan, A82 PV38, Ireland
The Cottage Market

Social enterprise in Cavan providing a route to market for small producers, crafters and artists. The Cottage Market hosts regular markets and events. A member of Created in Cavan.

Cavan, County Cavan, Ireland
The Moth Studio and Gallery

Open on Mondays and Fridays for drop-ins. Painting group every Tuesday evening from 8pm-10pm.

41 Church Street, Cavan, County Cavan, H12 EV81, Ireland
Townhall Cavan

Townhall Cavan is a historic theatre located in the centre of Cavan Town and hosts a year-round programme of diverse arts and cultural events.

16 Town Hall Street, Cavan, County Cavan, H12 WV82, Ireland

Art Galleries and studios, culture centres, sculpture gardens, concerts, sessions, artist residencies and the County’s calendar of exhibitions, lectures and cultural exchanges ensures a vibrant year-round calendar of art and culture.

Here in County Cavan we know that great things happen when we celebrate the arts and encourage more people to participate.

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