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An Coire Arts Centre

132B Tirkane Road, Tirkane, Maghera, County Derry, BT46 5NH
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An Coire Arts Centre is a state of the art facility catering for the artistic needs of the local area and surrounding hinterland.

On the ground floor, it consists of a welcoming foyer which is perfect for small functions, music sessions etc. and three other rooms: an Art Studio, a Multi-Media Studio and a Craft Workshop.

On the First floor, An Halla Mór is a multi-purpose space which will seat up to 220 people for concerts, drama, film screenings etc.

With the seating retracted, An Halla Mór provides a flat sprung floor, suitable for a range of uses including keep-fit classes, dancing, art exhibitions.

An Coire Arts Centre provides the perfect setting for the delivery of a wide range of rural bilingual arts including youth, dance, visual, spoken & written and environmental arts plus music/cultural events. Activities are delivered through Irish & English and being based in an area with a strong and vibrant Irish speaking community you will have no trouble finding someone to use your Irish with whether you’re fluent or have a cúpla focal.

Situated at the foot of the Carntogher Mountain, the centre offers a range of facilities and services including:

               An Croí Coffee House

               Siopa An Carn

               An Teach Glas Self Catering

               Tirkane Post Office

               Meeting & Training Rooms


An Carn provides the hub in which Carntogher Community Association delivers many projects including:  Irish Language, Environmental, Cultural, Voluntary, Training and Art Projects.  The Association also supports a number of social enterprises (listed above) which enhances and supports the local area.

The centre is a popular location for locals and visitors alike. Situated in an area with a strong and vibrant Irish speaking community, you will have no trouble finding someone to use your Irish with whether you’re fluent or have a cúpla focal.

Visit: to find out more information and a full programme of events.



Attraction Facilities

  • Open Evenings
  • Open Mondays
  • Open Sundays


  • Picnic Area

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Suitable for Children

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Toilets

Leisure Facilities

  • Wifi

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted

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Tel+44 (0) 28 7954 9978

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Opening Times

* Office hours:
09:00 - 17:30 Mon - Fri
09:30 - 16:00 Saturday

Evening opening time – dependant on planned events

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