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.
We’re delighted to announce the first NEW SOUNDS IN AN OLD PLACE: an evening of fresh and soulful sounds in the glorious acoustic of the 17th century Drumcondra Church of Ireland on Church Avenue. Our first night on Friday September 29th features the poetic wordsmithery of John Cummins, indie-folk singer songwriter Maria Kelly and an acoustic set by sparky Dublin Rn’B singer Soulé. Three exciting acts, one unique venue, tickets just €15. What’s not to love??
This programme is supported by Croke Park Community Fund.
NOW ON SALE: click HERE for full programme details and tickets!
GlasDrum reunites with Music at DCU to present the FIDELIO TRIO WINTER CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL in Belvedere House, St Patrick’s Campus DCU, Drumcondra, Dublin 9.
Now in its fifth outing, this gem of a winter weekend sees the renowned Fidelio Trio - Darragh Morgan (violin), Adi Tal (cello) and Mary Dullea (piano) – appearing in the intimate 18th century surrounds of Belvedere House for four sumptuous programmes. To whet your appetite, we can confirm that the programme will include ‘Italiana’: an evening of Italian music; the world premiere performance of a new piano trio from composer Kevin Volans commissioned by RTÉ lyric fm; and ‘Up by the Roots’ by Piers Hellawell / Sinead Morrissey, narrated by famed actor Adrian Dunbar. Guest artists include international violin soloist Jack Liebeck and a welcome return visit to Dublin by Irish violist Ruth Gibson.
The festival is supported by the Arts Council Small Festival Funds. Full programme details and tickets on sale in early August: CHECK BACK HERE FOR UPDATES!
MACALLA was a captivating exhibition in April 2016 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 provided a perfect backdrop for her visually and sonically fascinating glass objects.
The exhibition was 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 were joined by guest musicians from Glasnevin/Drumcondra and beyond in what was a magical musical event in the auditorium of DCU St Patrick’s Campus, Drumcondra.