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The Abbey Arts and Cultural Centre

The Abbey Arts & Cultural Centre is situated at the top of the beautiful and ancient market town of Ballyshannon. It opened its doors originally as a cinema in 1959 and currently serves the local communities of South and West Donegal, Leitrim, North Sligo, Fermanagh and Tyrone with a rich programme of theatre, music, comedy, dance, visual arts, eduction and film.

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The Finals – Ballyshannon Drama Society

On Sunday afternoon the draw took place for the All Ireland Amateur Drama Finals in Athlone. The Ballyshannon Drama Society will be performing their production of “Old Times” by Harold Pinter on Monday 2nd May in the Dean Crowe Theatre, Athlone. A small number of priority tickets are being held by[…]

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Through to the final

WELL DONE A big well done to the Ballyshannon Drama Society, all their hard work is paying off and they are through to the All Ireland Final in Athlone with their production of “Old Times” by Harold Pinter. The Drama Society have earned themselves – 4 First Place Wins 3[…]

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64th Ballyshannon Drama Festival

We at the Abbey Arts Centre would like to wish a big well done to all of the groups who took part in this years Ballyshannon Drama Festival After nine nights of the Ballyshannon Drama Festival the results were announced last night after D.A.D.S performance of “The Gigli Concert” by[…]

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