When it comes to entertainment Thurles is the place. Thurles’s day and night time entertainment makes for excellent socialising and there is something for everybody to enjoy. A diverse range of cuisine is available in the town along with regular entertainment. There are over 30 licensed bars and many offer entertainment, from the traditional music session, to the more upbeat trendy bar. Local hotels include Hayes Hotel in Liberty Square where the GAA was born and which hosts the town's largest nightclub with state of the art sound and lighting systems; and the Anner which is a prime conference hotel.
The Source Arts Centre consists of a 250 seat auditorium with fully flexible seating, and a dedicated gallery space, café, outside terrace for summer days, and a community space. A year round programme of events includes film, theatre, dance, ballet, opera, music, family events and visual art exhibitions. And alongside the professional events The Source has a community and youth outreach programme.
The town has a wide selection of social and artistic organisations. Musicals and Drama’s are run by societies in the town each year and attract large audiences form both the town and its environs. A number of musical and drama productions are held each year in Thurles while the Tipperary Dram Festival is held nearby in Holycross in March of each year .
The latest film releases can be also viewed at the town’s local cinema. A new 5 screen IMC cinema is under construction at the town's redeveloped and extended shopping centre
The Source Arts Centre
0504 90204 | email@example.com | www.thesourceartscentre.ie
0504 29720 | fax: 0504 21344 | firstname.lastname@example.org | thurles library
The Source, Cathedral Street, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
IMC Cinema | 0504 26422 | email@example.com |www.imccinemas.ie
Thurles Shopping Centre
Holycross Drama Festival http://www.tipperary-drama.com
Thurles Musical Society http://www.aims.ie/thurlesmusicalsociety firstname.lastname@example.org
Phoenix Productions http://www.bebo.com/Profile.jsp?MemberId=296443338
Thurles Leisure Centre
| 0504 58640 | opening times | location | www.thurleslc.ie
Cathedral Street, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
This new 7million Euro, state of the art facility includes a 25 metre swimming pool, gymnasium, aerobics studio, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and coffee dock.