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The 250 seat flexible auditorium, art gallery, community studio space and bar/café are all available for hire. So if you want a venue with a difference for an artistic event or rehearsal, conference, trade fair or private party please get in touch on the below number

Community Space Hire

The Source Arts Centre and Thurles Library share a community studio space.

This light, airy, private room overlooking the River Suir is available for anyone to book for artistic and non-artistic activities. Toilet facilities are available next to the space. Hire cost includes heating and LX, inclusion in brochure and on website where appropriate, and 1 technician/supervisor on call, except for evening rental periods.

Estimate that 15-30 people could attend an event here, depending on the activity.

Please contact +353 504 90204 for further information and hire costs.


Technical Specification

Please find below some basic technical details. For further information contact our Production Technician on 0504 90340 or

Download lighting plan (pdf)

14mtr X 14 mtr X 7 mtr X 14 mtr and it is 4mtr high

The floor in the exhibition space can take up to 7.5kN/sq.m or 0.75 of a ton.

Stage depth : 830 cm 25 feet

Stage width : 1530 cm 46 feet

Pros width : 1000 cm 30 feet

Pros depth : 30 cm 1 foot

Pros height : 600 < 800 cm 18 < 24 feet

Grid height : 1300 cm 39 feet

Bars length : 1200 cm 36 feet

Underside bars to floor : 100 <1250 cm 3 feet < 37 feet

Loading dock: stage left 40 foot + trailer

Access to stage: stage right only

No crossover behind stage back curtain cross-over possible

Stage: flat floor (same level as auditorium)

Stage gantry left: 100 cm wide 1000 cm height

Stage gantry right: 200 cm wide 1000 cm height

Screen projection area 24 foot x 15 foot

8 x electric bars swl 150kg speed 1 <150 cm a sec.

8 x hemp bars swl 60 kg

Elec. - 5 bars in total - (bar 6 not operational)

Dressing Room 1 Ground floor x 5 person

Dressing Room 2 Second Floor x 10 person

1 x greenroom

5 x DI units

1 x headphones

6 x MA F 12 speakers

2 x MA S 18 sub bass

2 x MA 1400 amplifiers

1 x MA 2.8s sub bass amplifiers

2 x MA M 3 system controllers

1 x Lexicon digital reverb/delay unit

1 x Klark Technic graphic EQ

1 x CD player

1 x MD player

5 x SM 58

2 X Condenser mics

6 x mic stands

24 fade mixing desk

Download lighting plan (pdf)

ETC Element

72 x dimmers

2 x floating 6 way dimmers

1 x dmx network

18 x profiles 15/30o

18 x fresnel 1kw

12 x par 1 kw 230 watt

9 x floods

1 x House curtain : red

1 x Split backdrop : black

3 x Borders : black

4 x pairs of legs

1 x Cyclorama : white


Contra Information

Visiting companies should provide a clear outline and/or tech spec about their needs in advance of booking the venue. Visiting companies are supplied with an in-house technician for a set number of hours to support the production, all in-house lighting and sound equipment, box office and administrative support. It is recommended that events that have specific or significant technical needs should bring their own technician to run the event.

All additional crew or equipment hires required by visiting companies will be contra-ed.

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