Our Spaces

Main Auditorium

Draíocht’s Main Auditorium is a 286 seater, large auditorium with tiered seating and one of the largest stages in Ireland. Seats are fully retractable giving a large space with hard lino floor with a capacity of 500 people standing. This theatre is used for large scale drama, stand up comedians, local musicals and large scale children’s shows, among other events.

Draíocht Studio

Draíocht’s Studio Theatre is a 92 seater, medium sized intimate auditorium with tiered seating. This theatre is perfect for small scale drama, comedians and classical music events. It is also available for hire for meetings and conferences. This space is fully mirrored on one wall and has a dance floor making it perfect for dance classes and rehearsals.

Ground Floor Gallery

Draíocht’s Ground Floor Gallery is primarily used for professional exhibitions by established artists.

First Floor Gallery

Draíocht’s Ground Floor Gallery is primarily used for exhibiting work by emerging artists and is a great space for showing the results of local projects with schools and other groups.

Betelnut Café and Theatre Bar

Located in Draíocht’s foyer is Betelnut Café, open for breakfast, lunch and snacks from 9am-5pm Monday to Saturday. Betelnut Café stays open until 7.30pm on performance nights for pre-theatre refreshments. Draíocht’s Theatre Bar is open from 7.30pm on performance nights for pre-show drinks. Interval drinks can be pre-ordered at the theatre bar before the show. Patrons may also enjoy a drink after the show.

Artists Studio

Draíocht is home to a bright, spacious and self contained studio for a visual artist and offers residencies for periods of 4–6 months duration. The studio residency is designed to buy time and space for artists to develop their practice in a comfortable, practical and supportive environment.

Meeting Room/Rehearsal Room

Located beside Betelnut Café in Draíocht’s foyer is the Meeting Room/Rehearsal Room. This is a large bright airy room with a hard lino floor, black out blinds, natural light and a maximum capacity of 84 people seated. This room can be hired for meetings and classes when not in use by Draíocht for its arts projects.