Fran Garry Marnane (above) and Pat Marnane are back with their second concert in the ‘Music From Our House to Yours’ series on Wednesday, May 12th, at 3pm.

Joy of Tipp Bealtaine festival

We have no shortage of music and fun to keep you busy on the second week of Bealtaine 2021.

Our workshops continue and you can log on to some truly terrific concerts and events this week. Remember to follow the month-long festival on Facebook, Twitter and to keep an eye on our website Dance for joy, dance for health with dance artist Jazmin Chiodi, who will guide you through gentle exercise set to lively music. Tune in on our website on Monday, May 10th, 17th and 24th at 11 am. The final class on May 24th includes a screening of dance film September Days by Iseli-Chiodi Dance Company (Ireland) featuring Tipperary based older adults with whom Jazmin worked over the past couple of years.

Artist Lynn Kirkham continues her weekly workshop, Give Me Shelter, Tuesday, May 11th, at 2pm, demonstrating how to make a garden shelter using willow and natural materials. To attend, just access the workshops on our website, from which you can also access the entertained listed hereunder.


Bealtaine favourites Fran Garry Marnane and Pat Marnane are back with their second concert in the Music From Our House to Yours series on Wednesday, May 12th, at 3pm when they are joined by tenor Paul Hennessy and fiddler Therese McInerney for a fabulous concert of tunes and much loved songs.

On Thursday, May 13th, at 2pm artist Brigid Teehan looks at daily rituals of drinking tea and making bread, sharing insights into bread making at home in Tipperary and looking at bread making rituals from around the world. We are delighted to welcome Hot House Flowers’ Peter O’Toole for a wonderful concert called Songs From The Sun, in which he sings a wide range of really gorgeous well known songs. The concert was commissioned in association with Nenagh Arts Centre and you can sit back and enjoy it on Saturday, May 15th, at 8pm.

Meet writer Carmen Cullen to hear her speak about the inspiration behind her poems and the new world of video poems she has stepped into with her collection entitled Presently Past on Tuesday, May 11th, at 11am.

You can access all of these events by simply tuning into our website on www.tipperarybealtaine .ie.

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