GlasDrum: bringing culture to the 'hood'


Initiated in 2015, GlasDrum is voluntary group of local people committed to presenting great arts and cultural events in Glasnevin and Drumcondra.

Working in partnership with local and national organisations, GlasDrum programmes high quality arts and cultural experiences for the people of Glasnevin, Drumcondra and beyond, and hopes, through this, to develop and nurture the rich cultural environment of north Dublin for the benefit of the local and cultural community.

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Upcoming Events

GlasDrum Macalla

Macalla: Exhibition & Show

MACALLA is a captivating exhibition by glass sculptor Róisín de Buitléar, a pioneer in the field of contemporary glass in Ireland. Set in the serene surrounds of the new Cregan Library in St. Patrick’s College Drumcondra, the glass-cantilevered building provides a perfect backdrop for her visually and sonically fascinating glass objects.

The exhibition is accompanied by a performance of music and glass sounds by one of Ireland’s best known musicians and songwriters, Liam Ó Maonlaí, with fellow Hothouse Flower Peter O’Toole, the result of an ongoing collaboration with Róisín de Buitléar. Liam and Peter will be joined by guest musicians from Glasnevin/Drumcondra and beyond in what promises to be a magical musical event.

Exhibition: April 6-28 in Cregan Library, St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra, Dublin 9
Times: 10am-6pm Monday-Friday
Admission: free

Show: April 8 in the St Patrick’s College auditorium, Drumcondra, Dublin 9
Time: 8pm-10pm (doors open 7.30pm)
Admission: €15/12 conc. Buy tickets here

In Development

GlasDrum The Tall Club

The Toll Club

GlasDrum are planning to launch The Toll Club, a monthly multi-arts evening in a local venue. Expect new music acts, spoken word, comedy, jazz and more. If you love live performance, you’ll love the Toll Club. Join our mailing list to be the first to know what’s coming up.

Past Events

GlasDrum Fidelio Trio

Winter Chamber Music Festival

The Fidelie Trio Winter Chamber Music Festival in December 2015 played to full houses in the beautiful library of the 18th Century Belvedere House in Drumcondra, with a programme that included a strong French theme, an all Beethoven evening and newly commissioned work from Ben Dwyer. Mark December 2-4 in your diary for the 2016 festival!