Mullingar Parkrun

Mullingar Parkrun

Every Saturday Morning at 9.30am

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it's up to you! Every Saturday at 9:30am from the Old Rail Trail Car Park, Newbrook Bridge, Mullingar.

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ABBA Forever

ABBA Forever

4 December 2021 Mullingar

After fantastic shows for the past 11 years, we had no hesitation in inviting them back. It’s always party time when Abba are about, but when it’s the Christmas Show, then that’s a real excuse for a party! This happy sing-a-long extravaganza, celebrates with a loud and proud fanfare! AND some stunning audio visuals of Abba seminal moments! It’s the perfect way to start your Christmas celebrations! Come along and join the party!

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The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

9 December - 30 November 2021 Mullingar

Presented by Mullingar Pantomime Group This Christmas, Mullingar Pantomime Group bring to the stage, their 14th production, THE SNOW QUEEN. Following the postponement of the show in 2020, the Group are all geared up for what promises to be their biggest Panto yet. Led by the amazing Dame, Snowflake and incorporating Princess’ Elsa and Anna the story is the struggle of good over evil – the evil character being The Snow Queen and her collection of Snow creatures. Watch out for Ben and Holly, the largest characters ever to grace the stage of the Arts Centre and lots of other fun characters. Featuring well known songs and the immensely talented dancers, it is an experience not to be missed. The show will include the ever-present Movie, which has become an integral part of the annual Panto.

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Andean Alpacas Christmas Experience

Andean Alpacas Christmas Experience

4 December - 23 December 2021

It’s that time of year again guys! Our Christmas Experience is live for bookings and it’s going to be bigger and better then last year. Explore our festive pathways, visit the elves and receive a gift from Santa. Post your letter to Santa in our special letter box destined for the North Pole. Feed the Alpacas ( Special food provided ). Sit and have story time with Mrs Claus. Coffee shop also open. 

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Athlone Christmas Market

Athlone Christmas Market

11 December - 19 December 2021 Athlone

Athlone Christmas Market Athlone are running a Christmas Market on five dates this year in the medieval town core, on the two weekends before Christmas. Markets run on 11/12 December (Saturday/Sunday) and 17/18/19 December (Friday/Saturday/Sunday) from 10am to 5.30pm. Attractive wooden cabins and a twinkling Christmas tree transform Count John McCormack Civic Square into a winter wonderland full of Yuletide cheer.

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Sing-Along with Santa and Friends

Sing-Along with Santa and Friends

17 December 2021 Athlone

Santa and his friends are coming to town and would love you to join them for a magical Sing-Along! Remember to dress up, bring your best singing voice and be ready to sing-along to all your favourite Christmas songs. Sing-Along with Santa and Friends is a fun-filled musical adventure for all the family-whether you’ve been naughty or nice! The show is ideal for little ones aged 3+ and runs 50 minutes with no intermission. Early booking is suggested for this BRAND NEW Live Show! “It’s holiday magic for all”- The Stage

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Robin Hood

Robin Hood

17 January 2022 Athlone

Robbing from the rich to give to the poor, Robin Hood and his Merry Men will have you in stitches from start to finish. Packed full of wonderful music and dance, with a hilarious cast of larger than life characters, follow the adventures of the noble thief, Robin Hood as he woos the beautiful Maid Marian and thwarts the evil Sheriff of Nottingham. A great night out for the entire family, the Dean Crowe Theatre annual panto features a host of local talented adults and children.

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Here Come the Girls

Here Come the Girls

22 January 2022 Mullingar

11 amazing tributes, 1 great show! Celebrating some of the finest female artists of all time......featuring Cher, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Shania Twain, Annie Lennox, Gloria Estefan, Blondie, Katy Perry, Adele, Abba and Bananarama!! All of your favourite songs from your favourite female artists, spanning 5 decades, in one spectacular fun, fast paced, energetic show!

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Nights On Broadway

Nights On Broadway

29 January 2022 Mullingar

‘Nights On Broadway’ presents a tribute to the Bee Gees through their catalogue of hits over 4 decades from the 60s to the 90s. The full live band blend the classic hits, acoustic medleys and dance floor fillers which define the show. This is a totally live concert experience which prides itself on musical, in particular vocal authenticity, while the accompanying costume changes compliment the show to give audiences a truly original feeling. As well as their live theatre performances, the band have appeared on each of Ireland’s national television stations (RTE, TV3, TG4). Whether you favor the golden era of the 60s, the dance floor hits of the 70s, the comeback hits of the 80s & 90s or the string of hits they wrote for various artists along the way, this show has something to entertain everyone from the novice to the most discerning fan.

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Jason Byrne On Your Marks, Get Set, Gig!

Jason Byrne On Your Marks, Get Set, Gig!

4 February 2022 Mullingar

On Your Marks, Get Set, Gig! Presented by John Henderson Jason Byrne has been On His Marks since March 2020. Now he’s Set and ready to explode on to the stage. “The Outright King Of Live Comedy” (The Times) is ready to take back and carefully disinfect his crown. How can one mans life continue to fall apart while he is essentially locked in his own house? This hilarious brand new show see’s Jason attempt to make sense of the year in which his life officially became a sitcom script. He’s absolutely bursting for a chat. Are you up for it, cause Ready Or Not Here He Comes. ‘Full on, doubled up, gasping for oxygen, hilarious’ – Chortle. “There is nobody else on the planet who makes me laugh like that. Your world will be a better place after seeing Jason live”. – The Newcastle Chronicle.

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Dirty Dusting

Dirty Dusting

11 February 2022 Mullingar

The Smash Hit Comedy, Dirty Dusting Returns! Mansworth Productions Ltd. are thrilled to return for a third run of the hilarious play Dirty Dusting following two sell out nationwide tours, starring the inimitable Mary Byrne of X Factor alongside Pop Singer and Dancing With The Stars Champion Jake Carter! “A laugh out loud comedy!” The Journal Round up your friends for a hilarious night out starring X Factor’s Mary Byrne alongside Pop Singer and Dancing With The Stars Champion Jake Carter! Be shocked, delighted and amused by the only chat-line girls with dusters, attitude and their very own bus passes! Pure theatrical Viagra? It probably is for those who might just need the real thing! “The funniest show you will see this year!” Daily Ireland

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The Fureys

The Fureys

18 February 2022 Mullingar

The FUREYS have been entertaining audiences worldwide for 44 years, audiences that have included former Australian Prime Minister John Howard, Former Irish President Mary McAleese and the late Pope John Paul while Tony Blair has publicly stated his favourite peace song of all time is the FUREYS “Green Fields of France” and President Michael D Higgins attended their last concert in National Concert Hall.

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Conal Gallen - Back For The Craic

Conal Gallen - Back For The Craic

19 February 2022 Mullingar

Award winning Comedian, Conal Gallen is BACK FOR THE CRAIC“. Ireland’s funniest comedian is chomping at the bit to make his return to the stage! After almost 2 years of not performing, Conal is ready to return to what he does best. Entertaining! His return to the stage is one that he has been eagerly awaiting! Audience's are guaranteed a big night of laughter and craic, which has been missed and badly needed over the last 18 months! And Conal Gallen is certainly the man for the job. Tickets are strictly limited so early booking is very strongly advised for this hugely anticipated show!

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CallyAnna in Concert

CallyAnna in Concert

26 February 2022 Mullingar

CallyAnna, singer/ songwriter from CoMayo, Ireland, writes songs that connect and are inspired by everyday events and experiences… on topics that are current, evocative and memorable across many genres. CallyAnna released her debut album Lost At Sea, in 2018 followed by her 2nd long awaited album “The Goddess in Me” ( due to released on Oct 21st of this year). Her music is best described as Original/ Folk. Her caring respect for her native soil and human well being and emotion are all reflected in and through her music. She writes her songs with a gift of human connectivity that is global and sings with a passion that surpasses unique.

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Seven Drunken Nights

Seven Drunken Nights

28 February 2022 Mullingar

Direct from the West End and having sold out venues worldwide, Seven Drunken Nights - The Story of The Dubliners returns to theatres in 2022 with a brand new production for its incredible 5th Anniversary tour.

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Mullingar Half Marathon 2022

Mullingar Half Marathon 2022

17 March 2022 Mullingar

This annual event is a high class, gold standard marathon that appeals to both beginners and elite runners. The Mullingar Half Marathon starts in the town center, runs out to the countryside, along the Royal Canal and back to the Mullingar Town Park to the finish line. This flat course is ideal for your first half marathon or to achieve your personal best. All proceeds of the Mullingar Half Marathon go to our chosen charity T.E.A.M. (Temporary Emergency Accommodation Midlands).

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The Iron Annie Literary Cabaret

The Iron Annie Literary Cabaret

26 March 2022 Athlone

The Iron Annie Cabaret is a celebration of music, theatre and literature. Based on Luke Cassidy’s debut novel Iron Annie, it tells the story of Aoife, a major figure in Dundalk’s small-town underworld, and her fatal attraction to Annie, a magnetic and elusive force that barged into her life. Think Reservoir Dogs meets Thelma and Louise meets the Rocky Horror Picture Show. This production features performances by Eleanor McLoughlin as Aoife, accompanied by musical performances by folk duo the Dandelion Few and newly-formed rock band False Slag. Directed by Peter Moreton, artistic director of the Applecart Arts Centre (London), it is produced by Luke Cassidy, with production design by Marianne Thibault. The production is made possible with the support of the Arts Council of Ireland and Louth County Council.

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Fleadh 2022

Fleadh 2022

31 July - 7 August 2022 Mullingar

About The Fleadh Traditional musicians of all ages are invited to gather in Mullingar next 31st July to 7th August for Fleadh Cheoil Mullingar 2022 “The Homecoming”, which will be hosted by Mullingar Comhaltas Branch. This event is the world’s largest annual celebration of Irish music, language, song and dance. It attracts in the region of 500,000 visitors to the host town every year. The announcement was received with excitement and jubilation by Comhaltas people and lovers of traditional culture in Co. Westmeath.

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Michael English

Michael English

19 April - 19 March 2022 Athlone

Come & join Michael & his Superband for a spectacular musical extravaganza! A BRAND NEW TOUR! HIS BEST YET!! Celebrate our freedom once again with a night of non stop sing-a-along favourites, covering all his hits & more! This is a show that you just simply cannot miss!

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Strolling Through Ulysses

Strolling Through Ulysses

21 April 2022 Athlone

Strolling Through Ulysses is a one-man show that tells the fun-filled story of Bloomsday – June 16th 1904 – the iconic day around which James Joyce’s Ulysses is based. Ulysses celebrates its 100th birthday in 2022 and the Dean Crowe Theatre is delighted to honour this important anniversary with a performance of Strolling Through Ulysses! on April 21st. Written and performed by Robert Gogan Strolling Through Ulysses! guides you through the curious events and quirky characters of Ulysses – humorous, entertaining and revealing! Joyce, speaking about Ulysses once famously declared, ‘there is not one single serious line in it.’ Strolling Through Ulysses! certainly proves that! Bawdy, irreverent and great fun! So hold on to your hats and take a deep breath as Robert Gogan takes you on a 75 minute whistle-stop tour through the fun and laughter which is the backbone of James Joyce’s extraordinary and celebrated novel.

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Menopause the Musical 2

Menopause the Musical 2

27 April 2022 Athlone,

In the hysterical sequel to our smash-hit Menopause The Musical®, we fast forward five years to catch up with the same four characters for tales of their lives, loves and losses as they set off on the high seas. Hot flushes, mood swings, memory lapses, weight gain – these are a few of our favourite menopausal things! Cruising Through Menopause is a hilarious, heartfelt, reassuring and unflinching look at the joys of menopause and friendship. When your life is a bumpy ride full of twists and turns, it’s hard to find true friends. But step on board and we’ll take you on a trip of self-discovery, love and friendship all backed by a soundtrack of brand-new toe-tapping parodied hits! For these four ladies the menopause was not the beginning of the end, but the beginning of a beautiful friendship where love conquers, and friendships never fail. So, all aboard and we’ll have you laughing, singing and maybe even dancing on-stage, as you join us for Menopause The Musical 2 – Cruising Through Menopause.

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Callan's Kicks

Callan's Kicks

20 May 2022 Athlone,

Impressionist Oliver Callan brings his award-winning Callan’s Kicks comedy show to life on stage for the first time in seven years. A delay thanks in part to the dude who ate bats for breakfast and gave the world a pandemic (allegedly). It’s the first live Callan’s Kicks show in the age of Co-Teeshes Micheál and Leo the ledgebag, Boris and Biden and celeb scientists like Luke O’Neill. As we try to recover from lockdowns, NPHET advice and Stephen Donnelly interviews, Callan deconstructs the leaders and stars of politics, sport and entertainment in a special night of comedy. Callan’s Kicks Live promises to be an effective vaccine against Covid-news saturation, ish.

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Westmeath Bachelor Showband Show

Westmeath Bachelor Showband Show

30 April 2022 Mullingar

Westmeath’s answer to The Rose of Tralee is coming! A modern take on an old classic. The search for the face of Ireland’s modern man. Have you got what it takes? With celebrity judges Louis Walsh, Doireann Garrihy, Nathan Carter and Anne Doyle! Things are hotting up in the midlands as The Westmeath Bachelor Competition has been relaunched following its postponement due to COVID-19 in 2020. The original concept for the competition has now evolved into a 3 day festival with some of the country’s top acts across different genres of music rocking the main stage in Mullingar on the May Bank Holiday weekend of 2022. The festival line-up will be announced in the coming weeks but the jewel of the weekend will be The Westmeath Bachelor Competition itself taking place on May 1st 2022 in Mullingar Arts Centre. Dubbed as "An evening to find Irelands most eligible Bachelor" the competition will pit some of the country’s most eligible males against each other all vying for the title of Westmeath Bachelor 2022.

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Westmeath Bachelor The Country Sessions

Westmeath Bachelor The Country Sessions

1 May 2022

The Country Sessions is yet another fantastic event leading up to The Bachelor Festival. We are delighted to launch Ireland's newest music festival that will be taking place in the centre of Mullingar, Co. Westmeath on the May Bank Holiday Weekend in 2022.*

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