Friar's Gate Theatre Events

Operating since 1997, Friars’ Gate Theatre is a vibrant venue and arts centre in the heart of Munster. It is dedicated to promoting equality and inclusion in the community by giving all people a forum for expression.

The venue hosts a wide variety of performances, including music, theatre, and drama presented by professional and amateur groups.

Over the past twenty-plus years Friars’ Gate has presented a busy and diverse programme, bringing an eclectic artistic mix and teaching of the highest standards to a wide rural audience.

Check out the Friar's Gate Theatre Website for more information. Tickets are available via email [email protected] or call 063-98727.

Jim Furlong And Barry Lemasney April Art Exhibition Friars Gate

April Visual Arts Exhibition - Jim Furlong and Barry Lemasney present ‘Dyad’

Event Date: April 2024

Viewings: Monday – Friday at Friars Gate, Theatre, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick.

Barry Lemasney and Jim Furlong are graduates of The Limerick College of Art and Design. They both graduated with a BA honours degree in Fine Art as mature students. Both achieved a 1st class honour. While Barry and Jim have previously had solo exhibitions of their work, this exhibition will be their first joint venture together.

Barry Lemasney is an accomplished artist in both print and painting media but in this exhibition, he has focused primarily on embroidery. Taking his inspiration from the Victorian era, Barry has created a series of colourful embroidered portraits, featuring anonymous female subjects from this historical era.

Jim Furlong works out of James Street Studios located in the heart of Limerick City. Jim’s practice primarily focuses on the human face and figure, using oil, acrylic and charcoal. For this exhibition Jim has focused on the medium of charcoal on canvas. Jim’s work is inspired by the work of Samuel Beckett and explores the concept of social alienation as depicted in this writer’s work. Exhibition viewing is free and all are welcome

For weekend viewings please contact 063-98727

Karl Spain Friars Gate Kilmallock

Karl Spain - Well, What Did You Expect

Event Date: Friday 10th May 2024

From 8pm at Friars’ Gate Theatre, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick

Karl Spain has long been established as one of Ireland’s most popular comedians. Karl has appeared at festivals all over the world. Karl has written for lots of comedians over the last decade or so, so you have been laughing at his jokes even when you didn't realise it. But he has kept all the best jokes for himself.

In his new show ‘Well, What Did You Expect?’ Karl talks about how we are where we are and how to solve all the world's problems.

Tickets €20.00 + Booking fee.

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Ger O Donnell amd Trevor Sexton

Ger O'Donnell and Trevor Sexton

Event Date: Friday the 23th May 2024

From 8pm at Friars’ Gate Theatre Kilmallock, Co. Limerick

Ger O Donnell & Trevor Sexton are two vocal powerhouses whose close harmonies and instrumental styles complement each other beautifully. A Great nights entertainment is guaranteed.


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Pride Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice - Hotbuckle Productions.

Event Date: Thursday13th June 2024

From 8pm at Friars’ Gate Theatre, Kilmallock, Co,Limerick

Pride and Prejudice written by Jane Auston. This is storytelling at its finest and it will give audiences a unforgettable take on this old classic.

Tickets: €15.00 + booking fee

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Anne Gildea - Friars Gate Kilmallock

Anne Gildea – Comedy

Event Date: 6th September 2024 8pm

From 8pm at Friars’ Gate Theatre Kilmallock, Co. Limerick

Anne Gildea’s hilarious hit show continues to wow audiences. Come along and find out what all the fuss is about! Anne creates a night of outrageous laughter and fun. She brings her keen comedic skills to a topic that affects 51% of the population yet is still treated like a mystery. A great night not to be missed.

Tickets €21.00 + Booking fee. Booking Here

Seán Keane Friars Gate Kilmallock

Seán Keane in Concert

Event Date: Saturday the 15th September, 2024

From 8pm at Friars’ Gate Theatre Co. Limerick

The Distinctive Voice of Ireland, Seán, as part of the legendary Keane family of singers and musicians is steeped in music and tradition. In his shows Seán takes these roots to new places with his unique and penetrating voice & his captivating talent as multi- instrumentalist.

Seán’s songs such as "Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears", "Galway to Graceland" and "Home Away From Home" are enduringly popular as is his more recent material like "Paint me a picture of Ireland", "Natures Little Symphony", and "One More Hour".
Tickets are €30 Booking Here

Coldplace Tribute band, Friars Gate Kilmallock

Coldplace - The World's Leading Tribute to Coldplay

Event Date: 22nd September 2024

From 8pm at Friars’ Gate Theatre Co. Limerick

Coldplace - The World's Leading Tribute to Coldplay is a stunning live concert performance, celebrating the music of one of the most successful bands of all time. The only tribute to have worked for Coldplay, this outstanding band leads you

Tickets €30.00 plus booking fee.

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Waterloo, Abba Tribute Band Friars Gate Theatre Kilmallock, Co. Limerick

Abba & 70s Tribute - Waterloo

Event Date: 4th October 2024

From at Friars’ Gate Theatre Kilmallock,Co. Limerick

Waterloo combines stunning vocals with a high quality of musicianship and harmonies. This sensational show takes you back in time with all your favourites guaranteed. Between them, the artists, have performed in the No.1 Theatres around Ireland and the UK as well as performing on TV shows. A high energy show is promised with replica costumes, dazzling dance moves & plenty of audience participation. Waterloo has been voted the best, most authentic Abba tribute show

Tickets €30.00 plus booking fee.

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Friars Gate Deirdre O Kane

Deirdre O’Kane – O’Kaning It

Event Date: 11th October 2024

From 8pm at Friars’ Gate Theatre Co. Limerick.

Comedian Deirdre O’Kane has vast experience in keeping the audience on a high note. She is a very talented Irish comedian, actor, voice artist, and MC, has been making waves in the entertainment world. Deirdre O’Kane’s wit and resilience continue to shine, and her contributions to comedy and entertainment remain significant.

Tickets €25.00 + Booking Fee. Booking Here

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