An intimate Evening with Brian Kennedy on Saturday 9th December

Twenty-five years later and Brian Kennedy feels like he is only really getting started. A multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter and highly regarded radio/television presenter, he is a Doctor of Letters from The University of Ulster, a published author of two successful novels – not surprisingly, for a lyricist of his calibre. Brian maintains a firm belief that ‘music is the language of emotion,’ and after all his years working with Van…Keep Reading

Jimmy Crowley Sat 18th Nov

“An unCorked bottle of delight overflowing with good spirits, effervescent vocals and brimfull of good bouzouki and guitar playing.” Jimmy Crowley has been a central figure in the Irish folk scene since the enthusiastic reception of his debut album The Boys of Fairhill in 1977. A true Corkman he has championed the songs of his own native county along with his band Stokers Lodge their mission was to present the…Keep Reading

BRENDAN GRACE October 20th

BRENDAN GRACE Celebrates 47 Years in Comedy The greatest family comedian of our generation proudly presents 47 years in the Comedy business and most of this time at the very top of his profession. Brendan’s latest show features the best and most requested pieces from his vast repertoire over the last 47 years. His sense of timing and ability to read an audience is without equal. A brilliant character actor,…Keep Reading

Tom Crean – Antarctic Explorer Oct 6th @ 20:15

Play On Words Theatre present Tom Crean – Antarctic Explorer Written and Performed by Aidan Dooley Tom Crean, the intrepid Antarctic explorer and one of Ireland’s unsung heroes, is brought to life in this dramatic and humorous solo performance by Aidan Dooley. Hear the riveting true stories of Crean’s Antarctic explorations as one of the few men to serve with both Scott and Shackleton and survive the three famous expeditions:…Keep Reading

An intimate Evening with Christy Dignam & Joe Jewell from Aslan Saturday 30th September.

Christy Dignam, Aslan’s extraordinary frontman joins with Joe Jewell, Aslan’s lead guitarist and songwriter – childhood pals, lifelong friends and the founding members of Aslan – to bring their very special and intimate acoustic show to the First Fruits Arts Centre Watergrasshill, Co. Cork for one special night on Saturday 30th September. This show features many of Aslan’s best-known songs plus some classic covers and new material. There will be…Keep Reading

The Arts Centre welcomes the new Tea Rooms opened by Sinead Doolan

The Arts Centre welcomes the new Tea Rooms opened by Sinead Doolan. Enjoy a relaxing break in this tranquil surrounding with Tea and Coffee, scones, Cakes, sandwiches etc. Open Monday to Saturday from 9.30 to 5 pm

First Fruits Tea Rooms Opening

Great Announcement !! Tea room opening in the First Fruits Arts Centre this coming week . It will be called FIRST FRUITS TEA ROOM surprise surprise Open 9.30 to 5 each Monday to Saturday. Please support & enjoy !!

Mick Flannery comes to First Fruits Arts Centre

Highly acclaimed Cork singer/songwriter will perform a very special concert on Saturday 17th June in the intimate setting of First Fruits Arts Centre Watergrasshill. This truly will be a very unique concert and one not to be missed. “In the end of the day and the heel of the hunt, you’re left with the songs. Everything else comes and goes – the shows and the tours and the applause and…Keep Reading


DUBLIN CITY RAMBLERS IN CONCERT AT FIRST FRUITS ARTS CENTRE. The Dublin City Ramblers will perform a very special concert at First Fruits Arts Centre Watergrasshill on Friday 19th May. These renowned Balladeers from that great Dublin tradition are acclaimed for their many hits throughout the decades such as “The Ferryman”, “Dublin in the Rare Old Times”, “Punch and Judy Man”, “Ireland my Ireland”, “Ringsend Rose” and hits too numerous…Keep Reading

The First Lady of Irish Country Music Susan McCann in concert at First Fruits Arts Centre, Watergrasshill.

The First Lady of Irish Country Music Susan McCann in concert at First Fruits Arts Centre, Watergrasshill. Saturday 22nd April is a date for your diary as First Lady of Irish Country Music Susan Mc Cann will be appearing exclusively in concert at First Fruits Arts Centre Watergrasshill. Celebrating 40 years in Show Business Susan still maintains her high standing as First Lady of Irish Country with songs such as…Keep Reading

Liam Reilly – Bagatelle Legend for First Fruits Arts Centre

Legendary Singer/Songwriter Liam Reilly of Irish Rock Band Bagatelle will perform an intimate concert at the First Fruits Arts Centre Watergrasshill on Saturday 4th March. Liam is highly regarded as one of Ireland’s very best singer/songwriters with multi-platinum album sales, six no 1 hit songs and world- wide tours under his belt. Liam Reilly whose song “Summer in Dublin” will be treasured forever in the hearts of all Irish people,…Keep Reading

Blackwater Fit-up Festival – Feb 14th – My Real Life

The Arts Centre is pleased to announce the hosting of three plays in February from the Blackwater Fit-up Festival 2017. Grenades/Charolais on Saturday Feb 4th, Green & Blue Saturday Feb 11 and My Real Life on Tuesday Feb 14th. More info on Tickets are €15 and will be available on the night My Real Life Wexford man Noel has advanced MS and decides to end it all. While waiting for…Keep Reading