Eleanor McEvoy

Eleanor McEvoy                    Friday 17th May @ 8pm Tickets €20 Eleanor McEvoy achieved star status in Ireland in 1992 when her song “A Woman’s Heart” was the title track for the A Woman’s Heart anthology album.  A Woman’s Heart has since gone on to become the best-selling album in Irish history.  She graduated from Trinity College Dublin with an honors degree in music and was accepted to the National Symphony Orchestra…

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Chrysalis is an art exhibition by Martine O’Donovan currently on display in our cafe.


‘Sisters’  An exhibition of Solargraphs by Rhoda Cunningham  & Stained Glass by Tricia Cunningham from March 29th to May 3rd 2019 Rhoda’s Solargraphs are recordings  of the suns path taken with   lensless pinhole cameras. The exposures range in length from three months to a year. The invisible movements of the sun become visible in landscapes. Rhoda is a lecturer in NCAD and is a photographic artist who has exhibited widely.…

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High Plains Tradition

High Plains Tradition play the Coastguard Cultural Centre  on March 30th @ 8pm. A Rocky Mountain Based Bluegrass Band that began it’s musical Journey in 1987. Since then their travels have taken them all across the US and to Canada and Ireland. It all happened in 1987 when Doug Elrick and Kenny Pabst, after a year off from playing with the band Grain Of Salt, decided it was time to…

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Stephanie Furlong

Born in Waterford City, Stephanie Louise Furlong is a local emerging artist currently based in the rogue gallery and Studios. This body of work pays tribute to the beauty and fascination of nature. By exploring this, it hopes to remind the audience of the peace that can be found in its embrace. I am continually drawn to the natural world and all the wonders it holds. Through colour and shape this collection…

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Claude Bourbon

Friday March 1st @8pm Medieval & Spanish blues Guitar & Songs     Ready for a unique and talented take on a wide range of musical traditions? Claude Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performances that take blues, Spanish, Middle Eastern, and Russian stylings into uncharted territories. Each year Bourbon plays more than 100 shows around the world.   Born in France in the early 60’s,…

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Jim Page

Legendary folk singer Jim Page visits the Coastguard Centre  on Feb 8th. This is what Christy Moore had to say of the man who wrote “Hiroshima Nagasaki Russian Roulette” and “Landlord”, both recorded by Moving Hearts, “Every now and again I encounter a singer who gives me a glimmer of hope. Jim Page carries the light.” Jim Page was born in California in 1949 and grew up into the 1960’s…

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J Cullinan

Our main gallery is currently decorated with the work of John Cullinan’s Art Group.

Katie Gaudig

The wonderful ever-popular ceramic art created by Katie Gaudig is currently on display in our Cafe

Josephine Marsh, Mick Kinsella & Seamus Cahill

Josephine Marsh   Accordionist/multi-instrumentalist and composer Josephine Marsh is a musician with a highly distinctive and personalised style – her playing being described as loose, free, spiritual, uplifting and flowing.  Josephine has toured all over the world as a solo musician/teacher and also with her own band with one of the highlights being a musical collaboration with Niamh Parsons and Pat Marsh in 1999 for the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations…

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Jazz @ the Coastguard Cultural Centre

David Lyttle & Joseph Leighton Saturday November 17th @ 8pm           Tickets €10 Described earlier this year by the Independent as ‘the best in jazz coming out of Ireland today’ and by Rolling Stone as “sophisticated and sharp”, jazz drummer David is one of the island’s most forward-thinking and celebrated instrumentalists. With nominations in the MOBO Awards and Urban Music Awards, he has performed in over twenty five countries and collaborated…

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Maria Gallwey

“Just a feeling!”  by Maria Gallwey is currently exhibiting in our main gallery.

Sharon Flemming

Sharon Fleming, a local Waterford artist, display’s her work in our Open Arts Space (porch),   Best known for her delicate porcelain and glass art pieces, she also likes to work in other media such as painting, monoprinting, collage and batik. She takes inspiration from the natural environment and her surroundings.

Summer Re-visited

Lisa Keane’s “Summer Re-visited” adds vibrancy to our cafe,   “My name is Lisa Keane and I am a Waterford based artist. I graduated from WIT with Ba Hons in arts in Art in Society in 2007. Art was always a big part of me, ever since I was a kid. I loved anything I could make something with from pencils and paint to plaster moulding sets and embroidery. I…

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Pamela de Bri

Currently in our main Gallery (upstairs)   This ongoing project is the result of recent journeys by bicycle, around parts of the Midlands of Ireland. This area stands in contrast to the Wild Atlantic Way and the Ancient East. It is no longer as vibrant as it once was. I explored and documented the lesser known areas and have interviewed people living and working there. The aim of this body of work…

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Charlie Roth

Singer, Songwriter, International Performer with 3 UK tours under his belt, Guitarist, One-Man Band, Bard of the Great Plains, Emissary of The Prairie. Charlie plays a mix of originals and puts his own twist on well-known songs that will sometimes bring a tear to your eye and sometimes get your feet stomping. A consummate entertainer, Charlie’s motto is have a good time every time. Charlie has been making his living playing music for…

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Unpathed Waters………Undreamed Shores

Currently in our main gallery (upstairs)

Lorna Corrigan

Artist Lorna Corrigan’s work weaves together imaginary elements from dreams with something as concrete as a cow standing in a nearby field or a teapot in the ‘Blue Coffee Shop’ on the street, few doors down from KCAT Studio in Callan, where the artist has her studio space. Lorna Corrigan’s art is exhibited both nationwide and internationally, altogether numbering well over 50 shows, both solo and group exhibitions. She has…

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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 derbhile@writewordseditorial.ie.


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March 2017

Art Waterford.com 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.

WOW art



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

Art from all ages poster


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!