Paul McCarthy

New Dance Class at The Firkin Crane!

SACRED TRIBAL FUSION BELLYDANCE CLASSES WITH ANIMA IRELAND The Firkin Crane, Shandon Beginning on Monday 18th January – 22nd February Pre-Booking only as places are limited 60 euro for a 6 week course. Ideal for Beginners Classes adjusted to suit individuals technique, conditioning, posture and floor work. Contact: Macha on (086) 1636511 Email: […]


A CRAZY VIOLENT TOUR DE FORCE BY  TWO INCREDIBLE PERFORMERSOn tour Ireland 20th February – 5th March 2016 –  FIRKIN CRANE THEATRE | SHANDON | CORK – SAT 20th FEB 8PMPhilip Connaughton & Ashley Chen have been performing together for over 10 years. Philip has a scar from where Ashley threw his wife’s stiletto at him. Another time Philip nearly broke Ashley’s […]

Partnering Workshop

Great opportunity to learn from our Dancer in Residence, Laura Murphy and Rob Heaslip here in The Firkin Crane. Partnering Workshop with Laura Murphy (Cork’s Dancer in Residence at Firkin Crane) & Rob Heaslip Sunday 17th of January  2.00pm – 5.00pm Fee: €15/€10 concession Pay on the door/no booking required This workshop, aimed at both […]

Linger from BREANDÁN DE GALLAÍ Ireland January-February 2016 Tour

 Linger, a new Irish step dance work choreographed and directed by Breandán de Gallaí, will premiere in 2016 with performances at Dublin’s Project Arts Centre 20-23 January, Cork’s Firkin Crane 29 January and at Dance Limerick 4 February.De Gallaí, former principal of Riverdance, has choreographed works which have been performed in the US and in Ireland, been nominated for […]


The Firkin Crane and the Tyrone Guthrie Centre are delighted that Lucia Kickham has been selected as the recipient of the Firkin Crane / Tyrone Guthrie Centre & McCarthy Insurance Group Residential Dance Bursary.Intended to support the development of new work, the bursary offers a two-week residency at both Firkin Crane, the home of dance […]