News from the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig

Cancellation dates available at The Tyrone Guthrie Centre

We are announcing cancellation dates at The Tyrone Guthrie Centre, below. The dates are as advertised. Rooms and associated facilities are as advertised. All cancellation dates will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please be sure that you can use the dates offered before contacting us, as booking and then cancelling cancellation dates is unfair on others who would like the space. Cancellation dates are available to previous residents on the island of Ireland, and recent applicants on the island of Ireland who have received an approval letter from us.

Local, national, and international artists - writers, poets, visual artists, street art and spectacle artists, dancers, musicians, composers, singers, architects, performers, actors, playwrights, collaborative arts project groups - and those who work to enable and support the creative arts - to apply for a residency with us, please see Please share this link far and wide to enable us to reach professional all creative practitioners.

Cancellation dates:


10-15 August - The Guthrie Room - 5 nights. Suitable for a writer/poet etc. No studio facilities available.

16-23 August - The Artists Room - 7 nights. Print studio available - see 'Facilities available, below.'

21-25 August - Steward's House - 4 nights. Studio 3 available - see 'Facilities available, below.'

20 - 27 August  - Attic Single/John Jordan - 7 nights. Studio 6 available - see 'Facilities available, below.'

28 August - 3 September - Attic Single/John Jordan - 6 nights - Studio 6 available - see 'Facilities available' below. Can be booked as 14 nights with dates for Attic Single above.

29 August to 2 September - The Morning Room - 4 nights. No studio facilities available.


28 August to 1 September - House 4 - 4 nights - no studio facilities.

29 August to 3 September - House 1 - 5 nights - no studio facilities.


16 - 30 August - THE PRINT STUDIO - 14 nights

21 - 25 August - STUDIO 3. - 4 nights

20 August - 3 September - STUDIO 6 - 14 nights

Please email with your name, and required rooms/facilities in the subject line. We expect these rooms to go fast, so get in there quick! As the old saying goes, when they are gone...they are gone!  read more

Sheila Nunan announced as the next Chairperson of The Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig

The Board of Directors of The Tyrone Guthrie Centre are delighted to announce the appointment of Sheila Nunan as the next Chairperson of The Tyrone Guthrie Centre. Sheila Nunan has extensive leadership experience in civil society organisations. Sheila was President of ICTU and General Secretary of INTO, the largest teaching union on the island of Ireland representing members North and South between 2009-2019. She was a member of the negotiating team on all national Public Service Pay Agreements between 2010-2019. She serves on the Governing Body of Maynooth University, the National College of Ireland, Early Childhood Ireland and the Institute of International and European Affairs. Sheila is also a Director and Chair of Comhar Linn INTO Credit Union. As a former teacher and Principal, she worked on intercultural projects, Traveller education projects, was a member of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA), and the DES Task Force of Gender Equality in Higher Education.  Sheila is a graduate of UCD and St. Patricks College Drumcondra. Sheila will take up her five-year role with The Tyrone Guthrie Centre on 5 September 2022. read more

The Tyrone Guthrie Centre Selected as A County Winner

The Tyrone Guthrie Centre Selected as A County Winner

We are delighted to announce that The Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghamakerrig has been selected as a County Winner in the National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2022 - Arts and Culture Section. We await to hear whether we will progress to the finals, but whether we do or we do not, we wish all of the County Winners the very best of luck. We’re proud to be shortlisted as a #GoodCausesAwards County winner! @NationalLottery read more

Visual artist Vera Klute Winner of our 2022 Anita Young Bursary for a Mid-Career Painter (RHA).

Visual artist Vera Klute Winner of our 2022 Anita Young Bursary for a Mid-Career Painter (RHA).

We are delighted to announce that visual artist, Vera Klute, is the winner of our 2022 'Anita Young Bursary for a Mid-Career Painter' in association with the RHA. Vera's award is two weeks in our Big House, with a visual arts studio, which has been made possible through a bequest left to us by artist and former resident, Anita Young. In addition, Vera will be invited to exhibit a painting at the RUA annual exhibition, which is an all-island initiative by The Tyrone Guthrie Centre, the RHA, and the RUA.  The painting illustrated is 'Crush', by Vera Klute, exhibited along with 'Chop' at the RHA annual exhibition 2022.  read more