Andy Irvine

Andy Irvine returns to the Centre on Saturday Nov. 16th @ 8pm.   Tickets €20. Booking on 051 391656. ANDY IRVINE is one of the great Irish singers, his voice one of a handful of truly great ones that gets to the very soul of Ireland. He has been hailed as “a tradition in himself”. Musician, singer, songwriter, Andy has maintained his highly individual performing skills throughout his over 50-year…

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Luka Bloom

Luka Bloom plays at the Centre on Friday Nov. 29th @ 8pm.  Tickets €20 Luka Bloom is one of Ireland’s most respected contemporary folk artists. Having produced over 20 albums since the 1970s, he continues to push the boundaries of what his music can do.  In the build up to the 30th anniversary since the release of ‘Riverside’, Luka looks forward to revisiting his seminal album along with many other…

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Joe Whelan

Joey Whelan returns by popular demand to the Coastguard Cultural Centre. Joey Whelan in Concert Friday 4th October @ 8pm Tickets €10    Booking 051 391696 Joey Whelan is set to bring a touch of Spanish class to the Coastguard Cultural Centre as he delights with his virtuoso musicianship. Joey Whelan is a classical guitarist specialising in Spanish guitar music. For this solo concert Joey will perform music from his highly…

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Greenshine, a family trio comprising Noel Shine, Mary Greene and their daughter Ellie, make a welcome return on Friday September 13th @ 8pm.   Tickets €15. Their material straddles the boundaries of contemporary, folk and roots and includes many self-penned songs. Their fast picking and close harmonies are a treat to the ear. “This is a gorgeous album ~ the Sound of a Family immersed in music, tight in harmony, in…

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John Carey

The wonderfully colourful work of John Carey can be seen in our open arts space (porch).

Mori Art & Design

Mori is a Cork based artist, working in paint, woodcraft, graphic design. illustration & print, whose work can currently be seen in our cafe. This collection comprises largely of prints & carved works.

Lillian O’Sullivan

“Making Waves”, an exhibition by Lillian O’Sullivan is currently showing in our main gallery (upstairs) Lillian, a native of Tramore, grew up across the road from the beach and this is where she got her first love of the sea. Her love for her native Tramore and surroundings, is reflected in her work. Lillian hopes that her paintings speaks to others about the beauty andstrength in the Sea. As an…

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Strange Fruit

Waterford based group ‘Strange Fruit’ return to the Coastguard Cultural Centre on Friday 9th August. Featuring the stunning vocals of lead singer Bobbie Carey , the band also includes: Suzanne Rowe (piano & accordion), Paul Grant (guitar & banjo), Gerry Madden (mandolin) and Ritchie McDonald (bass). Bobbie Carey Bobbie is originally from Rhode Island, USA. She received classical voice training at Indiana University then State University of New York and…

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Kieran Goss & Annie Kinsella

Saturday July 6th @8pm  Tickets €20 KIERAN GOSS AND ANNIE KINSELLA  ‘HOME FOR THE SUMMER’ – IRELAND TOUR 2019     Kieran  Goss and Annie Kinsella return  to Tramore with songs from their debut duo album ‘Oh, The Starlings’…… songs, stories and harmonies that transport the listener to another world, this is music from the heart, for the heart… A show to make you laugh and cry… A show to move you…

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J Sibley, A Healy & L Keane

Currently our main gallery hosts the work of three locally based artists. “We Are All So Different”  by Janet  Sibley.           “The Wonky World”  by Anna Healy.           “I Loves Me City”  by Lisa Keane.

Rachel Smith

The beautiful artwork of Rachel Smith is currently on display in our Open Arts Space (porch)

Freddie White

Friday June 14th @8pm  Tickets €20 Freddie White has long been synonymous with music of the highest quality. Whether interpreting songs by his favourite writers, such as Randy Newman, Tom Waits, John Hiatt and Guy Clark, or performing his own classy compositions, Freddie’s live performances are nothing short of legendary. Freddie has been part of the fabric of the live music scene in Ireland since the 1970’s and his albums…

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David Lyttle Trio Feat. The Murray Brothers

Saturday 29th June @ 8pm     Tickets €10 Described by the Independent as ‘representing the best in jazz coming out of Ireland’, MOBO Award nominated drummer David Lyttle has performed around the world, stopping in China, the U.S., Canada, Holland, Spain and Switzerland over the past year, and collaborated with a long list of today’s jazz visionaries from Kurt Rosenwinkel to Joe Lovano. He brought jazz to new audiences in his…

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Attilla Nagy

The work of Hungarian artist Attilla Ngay is on show in our main gallery

Anne Cefai Fine Art

The wonderful colours of Anne Cefai currently adorn our cafe

Nifty Fingers Art Group

Currently exhibiting in our open arts space

The 4 of Us

Friday July 26th @ 8pm    Tickets €20               THE 4 OF US return with their critically acclaimed acoustic show to the Coastguard Cultural Centre, featuring songs from their brand new album as well as songs from their extensive back catalogue. From their first anthem, Mary, still a radio favourite, through to the UK­charting She Hits Me, to Sunlight, the band has notched up over two decades of radio hits and…

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Friday August 23rd @8pm   Tickets  €20 Irish singer/songwriter Mundy is one of a number of artists to successfully make the transition from street busking in Dublin to international stardom during the '90s. Mundy's mainly acoustic, folk-based pop/rock has been compared to Damien Rice and Josh Ritter; however, his style is more upbeat and celebratory than either, and his jangle pop influence and tendency to experiment with unconventional sonic textures and…

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July 2017

 An afternoon of vocal music  – FREE ADMISSION

Sunday  2nd July @3pm

We have a special performance this coming Sunday of classical and Irish vocal music performed by tenor Fergus McSweeney and soprano Roisin O Grady accompanied by pianist Cecilia Kehoe.  Music by Handel, Beethoven, Michael Head and Thomas Moore.   This is a free event and all our welcome.  Should be a fabulous afternoon of music!

June 2017

 NIAMH TWOMEY Exhibition Opening

Niamh Twomey is a visual artist, from Waterford. She graduated with a BA in Fine Art (Painting) from Limerick School of Art and Design in 2016. Twomey has previously exhibited in the LSAD Degree Show, the Sailor’s home, the Hunt Museum in Limerick and Castle Courtyard Gallery, Birr and has been awarded the bronze award from the Limerick Art Society and the Runner up Revenue Purchase Prize for her work. Straticiem is her first solo exhibition. It explores the medium of painting and the role our personal understanding and experience plays in our interpretation of what is in front of us, the tendency to look for familiar images within abstract work, instead of allowing the painting to exist as objects themselves.   You can find out more on Niamh’s work on:

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June 2017


We have a new exhibition by Piltown artist Michaela Back in the upstairs gallery. Michaela has been teaching art at the Ursuline School for the past 25 years. Michaela’s paintings tend to be vintage themed but she also enjoys creating mixed media and graphite on cartridge portraits of friends and family. This is Michaela’s first exhibition and we are delighted to be able to support her. Michaela has an opening on this Friday @7pm with refreshments. All our welcome.


Next up in our concert series we welcome two of Ireland’s finest songwriters and performers, Luan Parle and Clive Barnes, who have for many years been gaining an international reputation as solo performers.  For the past two years they have been performing together to sold out audiences across Ireland, US & Europe.
Please support us in bringing you this world class talent by booking tickets and spreading the word.  Please click on the links below to find out more information about Luan and Clive and also see their recent appearance on TV3.

Luan Parle  and Clive BarnesLuan and Clive on TV3

Friday 5th May@8pm. Tickets are €15 each

 April 2017

The next Tramore U3A meeting is on Thursday 20th April @11am.  Entry is €2 and includes refreshments.

This month’s speaker is Ifeoma Nwali on ‘My lifes journey’.


Donal Clancy

Donal’s concert is on Friday  7th April Tickets can be reserved by contacting 051 391 656.  Tickets sell out quick for Donal’s concerts

so booking in advance is recommended.


D Clancy Poster

Creative Writing Course

Saturday 1 April, 10.30am-1.30pm

Our lives are full of stories, and many of us feel the urge to write down those stories, as a record for ourselves, our families and the wider world. but it can be hard to know where to start. On Saturday 1 April, writer Derbhile Graham will be holding a half-day memoir writing workshop which will help you put a shape to those stories. The workshop will be held here in the scenic surrounds of the Coastguard Cultural Centre in Tramore, Co. Waterford. Derbhile will help you identify a story that you would like to tell and to write that story, step by step. By the time you finish the workshop, you will have created a first draft for your story, which you can develop in your own time.

Coastguard Cultural Centre, Love Lane, Tramore

Price: €30, payable on the day by cash or cheque.

To book: Contact Derbhile on 087 6959799 or 051 386250. Or email


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March 2017

Art are group of artists whose work range from fine landscape, portrait and acrylics.  Their open evening is on Saturday 25th March @7pm. All our welcome to attend and meet the artists behind the art.

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Opening evening and wine reception here on Friday 10th March.  Art From all Ages would be delighted to welcome you!

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Winner of our Facebook competition for 2 tickets to see Jeff Scroggins & Colorado is Siobhan Grimes!  Congrats Siobhan!



February 2017

Sarah Hogan Exhibition Opening

Sarah Hogan is a fine artist painter living in Ireland having moved back home from London after 8 and a half years living, working and painting there. Sarah studied painting at Crawford College of Art and Design in Cork, Ireland.  Since graduating in 2007 she has taken part in a number of exhibitions and has been exhibiting her work regularly since then throughout Ireland and the UK. We are delighted to inform you that Sarah will exhibiting here at the Coastguard Cultural Center throughout February, commencing on Friday 3rd February. Sarah will be opening her exhibition on Friday(3rd February) evening from 7pm with refreshments. All our welcome and we would be delighted to see you!
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January 2017

As of Monday 23rd January we will be open Monday to Friday from 9am and serving the famous Waterford sausage blaa with tea or coffee for €4! To celebrate this we shall be giving a complementary sausage blaa to the first customer before 10am each morning! Look forward to welcoming you!
If you interested in any classes or events being held here at the Cultural Center, please use the contact details provided for each class as they will be able to give you up to date details.  Thank you.


December 2016

Christmas Market Sunday 4th December
A HUGE thank you to all our stallholders who participated in our Christmas Market yesterday and to everyone who came to visit us. The day was a big success and a great atmosphere and buzz about the place! Thank you so much. We will be running our RNLI raffle until the end of the week so we can raise as much as we can for a very worthy organisation. Winner will be announced on here on Friday! Tickets can be brought in the cafe. Thanks again for all of your support!