Theatre & Arts

Glór Theatre

Situated within 2 minutes walking distance from Temple Gate Hotel, glór Theatre brings the best of local, national and international entertainment to Co. Clare and is one of the premier arts and performance venues on the Irish circuit, a venue actively sought out by the cream of Irish performers and artists.

Click here to see what is on at Glór events.

Live Trad Music & Ennis Trad Music Festival

Irish Music is a living, breathing national treasure and County Clare is famous both at home and abroad for a long-standing tradition of producing the finest traditional Irish musicians. Entertaining traditional music sessions can be found in many of the pubs throughout the town. 

Preachers Pub at The Temple Gate Hotel, have the best of Irish Traditional Music on each weekend which is enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. 

Ennis Trad Music Festival

Ennis has a long and illustrious tradition in Irish music, and this annual event is one of the premier dates in the traditional music calendar, bringing together the very best of Irish traditional musicians in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. 

The festival brings together the very best of Irish traditional musicians, singers and dancers in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. Suited to all tastes and ages the festival is the liveliest and most intense celebration of Irish traditional music, song and dance anywhere and guarantees five days of the best entertainment and culture.

Click to view more about the Ennis Traditional Music Festival


Ennis Players is delighted to host the 2021 All-Ireland 1-Act Finals Festival of Drama. The drama finals are always held on the first weekend in December and the venue moves around the country each year. Ennis Players hosted the finals in 2003 & 2011 and both were hugely successful events. This year's event will be even bigger & better as drama enthusiasts have been starved of live entertainment since the 2019 finals in west Cork, see more about the festival here

Tickets for all the theatre events can be purchased through the glór website.

Special Bedroom rates are available here at The Temple Gate Hotel, please contact or 065 68 23300 for more information.

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