Boyle Arts Festival is highly regarded for its visual arts, with
well-established as well as young and emerging talent featuring in the group
exhibition. Works by some of the very best contemporary painters and sculptors
in Ireland are included. Boyle Arts Festival is also renowned for its programme of classical music with
concerts by young and established soloists, ensembles and choirs. Other areas
catered for each year include local art exhibitions, jazz, traditional and world
music, drama, literature, storytelling and singers nights, comedy, workshops and
programmes for children.
Boyle Civic Collection:
display is now widely considered an
of paintings and sculptures by some of the best contemporary Irish
artists. The acquisition of works commenced in 1990 and
the ever-expanding collection now comprises approximately 250 paintings and sculptures.
The collection is housed
in King House and may be
viewed there throughout the year
Club aims to provide an opportunity for members to learn more about photography.
Know-how in the use of digital cameras by means of presentations, tips, monthly
motivationals, photoshoots and field trips etc. It also provides a forum to
discuss photography and related topics of interest. The Club meets every month
in The Royal Hotel, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.
many years, Boyle Musical
Society has attracted the
of audiences at its
annual performances in St.
Joseph's Hall. In 2007,
the Society won national
recognition when it won
the Association of Musical
Society's award for 'Best
Comedian' in a musical production.
to the influence of the
Society and the willingness
of its production team,
Boyle stages several musical
and theatrical productions
annually by local schools and
dedicated and talented group
of local writers meet regularly
and all are welcome to attend
and observe the writers
participating in the process
of creative writing. To
date the group has published
a number of books showcasing
the poetry and prose written
by their members. Books
by the Moylurg Writers containing
valuable local information
and stories can be
viewed in Boyle Library.
For further information
contact 071 966 2491.