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Louth Craftmark Winter Weekender 2022

Louth Craftmark is delighted to announce their forthcoming Winter Weekender will be taking place from Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th November. The Winter Weekender will feature a calendar of exciting in-person and virtual events brought to you by a selection of members from the extensive Louth Craftmark Designers Network. 

The Winter Weekender will feature a variety of artistic disciplines including ceramics, glass, jewellery, painting, print, mixed media, textiles, and sculpture, so there will be something for everyone’s taste!

Millmount Complex,


Co. Louth
Thu, Nov 24 - Sun, Nov 27 2022, All day

Lú Festival of Light, Drogheda


Louth County Council, in partnership with business representative group Love Drogheda, presents the Lú Festival of Light, a wonderfully creative urban animation showcase and family festival. This novel and free event will open to coincide with Ireland’s traditional Hallowe’en festivities on the 28th – 31st October and will continue from the 2nd – 5th November. 


Co. Louth
Fri, Oct 28 - Sat, Nov 5 2022, All day

Boyne Valley International Film Festival 2022

Set against the beautiful backdrop of the Boyne Valley, Droichead Arts Centre and film maker Frank W. Kelly are delighted to announce the inaugural Boyne Valley International Film Festival. Curated by acclaimed filmmaker and Boyne Valley native Frank W. Kelly and Collette Farrell, Droichead Arts Centre Director, this two day event will feature the best short films from around the country, and the world, with a special focus on films made in the region. 

041 98 33946

droichead Arts Centre

Stockwell Street,
Co. Louth.
Fri, Aug 12 - Sat, Aug 13 2022, All day

Louth Culture Quest

In 2050, art and culture as we know it has been destroyed by rolling pandemics, political unrest and climate change. A custodian of art from this dystopian future has placed 20 surviving artworks around County Louth for safe keeping. To ensure the future survival of art and culture, you must solve the clues, find the artworks and discover what happens between now and 2050 as you unlock the story behind the Louth Culture Quest.

All across County Louth
Fri, Apr 1 - Sat, Dec 31 2022, All day

Colmcille Illuminations Kells Tour (Heritage Week 2022)

The Colmcille Illuminations Kells Tour is back!

Following the success of the award winning 2021 event (National Heritage Newcomer Award) the Colmcille 1500 Kells committee will once again bring the story of St. Colmcille into life and glorious colour during Heritage Week 2022.

086 3231886

Kells Courthouse Tourism and Cultural Hub

Headfort Rd


Co. Meath

A82 RY62
Sat, Aug 13 2022, 9pm - Sun, Aug 21 2022, 10pm

Meath Film Festival Launch Event

Join us for a wine reception to mark the official launch of the Meath Film Festival this autumn.

The festival founder and director Siún O'Connor will be announcing the upcoming programme with some exciting opportunities for local and national filmmakers.


  • When: Wednesday 13th July 2022, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Where: Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, Co. Meath, C15 KWP1


All are welcome, please share with your friends & family!

Solstice Arts Centre,


Co. Meath,

C15 KWP1
Wed, Jul 13 2022, 7:30 - 8:30pm

Louth Craftmark Connective 22 Exhibition

Louth Craftmark is delighted to host their forthcoming group exhibition, Connective 22, in Gallery 13, Millmount, Drogheda. Set in the historic setting of the Millmount Craft Quarter, and home to the Drogheda Museum and Martello Tower, Louth Craftmark is delighted to be joined by Labour Party TD Ged Nash to officially open the exhibition on Friday, 8th July at 6pm. All are welcome to attend.

The free exhibition will run until Friday 5th August with opening hours from 11am to 5pm, Tuesday to Sunday.

Gallery 13, Millmount Cultural Quarter 



Co. Louth
Fri, Jul 8 - Fri, Aug 5 2022, All day

Highlanes Gallery: SPELLOFTHEWOOD by Liliane Tomasko

Liliane Tomasko                          S P E L L O F T H E W O O D           2 July - 20 August                              

For this solo exhibition, Liliane Tomasko presents two new large, frieze-like wall paintings, S P E L L and W O O D, made specifically for the unique space of Highlanes, together with a series of new smaller oil-based works on paper, a floor work entitled Magic Carpet, made of wool and fabric, from 2016, and two large works on linen from 2016 and 2018.

Highlanes Gallery
+353 (0) 41 980 3311

36 St Laurence St, Lagavooren, Drogheda, Co. Louth, A92 F7PH
Sat, Jul 2 - Sat, Aug 20 2022, All day

Highlanes Gallery: Nano Reid's Drogheda - A Walking Tour with Brendan Matthews

Meeting at the Highlanes Gallery, Brendan Matthews first stop will be closeby at Magdalene St. and to the Public House premises where Nano was born.

Here, he will outline Nano Reid`s family background along Magdalene St. and the Peter St. /Fair St. junction, elaborating on the wider context of Nano's paternal and maternal (Downey's), homesteads.

From there the tour will move to William Street to one of her former studios and where her father, Thomas Reid, held a number of properties; one of which today is of architectural heritage interest.

+353 (0) 41 980 3311

36 St Laurence St, Lagavooren, Drogheda, Co. Louth, A92 F7PH
Sat, Jul 23 2022, 1 - 2pm