Ceramic art

“Ceramic Art” by the ever-popular Katie Gaudig is currently on display in our cafe.

Lisa Keane

“Coastal Views” by Lisa Keane   5th-28th March Launch on Saturday 10th March @ 7pm.  All welcome. Lisa Keane is a Waterford based artist who graduated from WIT with Ba Hons in arts 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 studied art in…

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Eleanor McEvoy

Eleanor McEvoy Appearing at the Coastguard Cultural Centre, Tramore on Friday 20th April @8pm.  Tickets €20   Eleanor McEvoy embarks on the next phase of Naked Live (her new solo show) with dates in Australia and Ireland.  2018 marks the 25th anniversary of the first “A Woman’s Heart” Tour after Eleanor’s composition brought a title, a focus and a hit song to the first Irish album compilation of female contemporary…

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Snowpoet Sunday May 6th @8pm            Tickets €15 Thought You Knew is the second album from Snowpoet, the London based band led by the award winning Irish vocalist Lauren Kinsella and British multi-instrumentalist Chris Hyson featuring Josh Arcoleo on saxophone, Nick Costley-White on guitar, Matt Robinson on piano and Dave Hamblett on drums. Born out of a deep musical friendship, their acclaimed eponymous debut Snowpoet won…

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Omega 3

Omega Three bring musical ‘heft’ to Tramore’s Coastguard Cultural Centre Omega Three play the Coastguard Cultural Centre, on Friday 23rd March at 8pm. Omega Three’s set-list has been described as ‘country blues meets folk meets jazz’. The Munster Express’s Liam Murphy said ‘This is a band with musical heft’. Liam went on to describe an Omega Three gig as ‘Easy listening to a quartet of seasoned musicians fronted by Francie White, who has…

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 Hometown in Concert Feb. 3rd @ 8pm   Tickets €10 Waterford based group ‘Hometown’ play the Coastguard Cultural Centre on Saturday 3rd February, starting at 8.00pm. The band features four members of popular band Strange Fruit. Featuring the stunning vocals of U.S. born lead singer Bobbie Carey who has toured internationally and recorded extensively. The band also includes solo recording artist Suzanne Rowe on piano & accordion, Paul Grant, long time guitarist with late Liam…

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Carol Murray & Lisa Keane

Currently exhibiting in our Open Arts Space (Porch) are local artists Carol Murray & Lisa Keane.

Claudia Crognet

Currently on display in our cafe. Claudia is a South African artist living in Waterford since 2014. Her love of nature in its entirety fuels her passion for art and creating timeless memories. Her art work is varied and includes landscapes, seascapes, portraits, pet-portraits and much more.

Joey Whelan

     Friday 23rd November @ 8pm      Tickets  €10  Joey Whelan is set to bring a touch of Spanish class to the Tramore 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 acclaimed album ‘The Spanish Guitar’ as well as the music of Enrique Granados…

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Simon Kempston

Simon Kempston is an Edinburgh based award-winning singer-songwriter and leading acoustic fingerstyle guitarist composing and performing original and contemporary acoustic music, steeped in the traditions of folk, celtic and blues music. Simon has performed at many of the major venues, folk/blues clubs and festivals in Scotland, the UK and regularly tours the length & breadth of Europe. He has also performed live on BBC Radio Stations across the UK, as…

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Muirenn Curran

Local student Muirenn Curran is currently showing her talent in our Open Arts Space (Porch).

COOL ART Exhibition

COOL ART. (Coolnacupogue). Sept. 12th to 26th in our main Gallery (Upstairs). Opening on 12th Sept. @ 7pm. All Welcome. Art & Photography by, John Heffernan, Mikey Power & Tom O’Brien.

Ceramic Art by Katie Gaudig

Ceramic Art by Katie Gaudig is on display in our cafe from 29th Aug to 3rd Oct.

Don Alder

Hailing from Canada, Don is not only a guitar wizard, but a singer-songwriter, story-teller and all round entertainer. Don Alder Friday 15th Sept. @ 8pm   Tickets €10 Don Alder is a highly entertaining acoustic guitarist with a skill set that has won all the top modern guitar contests in the world and the only guitarist to do so. His performances contain a “WOW” factor that has led to comments…

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Wild Atlantic Way Exhibition

Wild Atlantic Way Exhibition. Upstairs Gallery. 21st August to 11th Sept.


David Sutton is currently exhibiting his work in our cafe gallery until 28th August.


Sinead is exhibiting her work in our open art space until 28th August.  Sinead is living with her family in Tramore and studied Art and Photography at WCFE and the WIT.  In her photography she is influenced by the visual stimulation and emotive nature of her environment.  Sinead has been taking photographs since she was a teenager, though her real interest in photography began while studying graphic design in college.…

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Friday August 25th @8pm. Tickets €15


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!