Friends, Supporters, Sponsors...


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1.       CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP 2013-2014 (Become a Part of the Furniture): €1,000
Our Corporate Clients come on board because they recognise the value of the Dunamaise Arts Centre, The Centre of the Arts in Laois.
Bringing top international and Irish artists to Portlaoise; playing host to the best local amateur drama and theatre companies as well as providing the best facilities to the young people and schools in Laois, the Dunamaise is proud to play host to the best the arts have to offer for our audiences.
You can be part of this repertoire and we are happy to work with you and provide the best possible package for your needs. See underneath a list of our suggested benefits but please feel free to suggest other ways that you feel your business would benefit from our Corporate Sponsorship.


  • Branding on programmes distributed across Laois and beyond (up to 60,000 per year - 20,000 each season).
  • 50% discount on advertising (e.g. brochure, e-newsletter/website).
  • 20% discount on hire of arts centre for corporate conferences, staff meetings etc.
  • Branding on and link to your website.
  • Access to our social-networking sites e.g. Facebook, Twitter etc.
  • Branding in foyer of the arts centre on a specially printed sign.
  • 16 free tickets to selected shows.
  • Invitations to receptions and exhibition openings.
  •  Priority booking for company staff (prior to programme going on sale)
  • Concessions for company staff where concessions available.
  • 10% discount on selected artwork from our gallery (up to a max. discount of €200).
  • Preferential treatment and recommendations from our Box Office staff (e.g. if someone is looking for a service provider etc. we pass on your name where possible).
  • Tax relief on contribution.


2.       ADVERTISE IN OUR BROCHURE (Meet the Family)
We are introducing a new style and changing the format of our brochure this Autumn/Winter 2013. We are currently in preparations for our brand new A5 sized brochure, which will see 20,000 being distributed across households in Laois via Publicity Mailing and direct mailings.  We will also distribute our brochures to businesses and tourist outlets including libraries, hotels, cafes, hotels etc.


  • Quarter page (148 x 105 mm):  €300


3.       BECOME A FRIEND OF DUNAMAISE ARTS CENTRE (Feel Right at Home): €75
Enjoy the many benefits Dunamaise Arts Centre has to offer and support Your Centre for the Arts in Laois by becoming our Friend. For only €75 a year, you can enjoy the following benefits:


  • Save up to €500 a year (by using concessions, discounts and free tickets)
  • 10% discount on artwork Concession rates on shows (where concessions available)
  • 2 for the price of 1 on films
  • 2 free tickets to annual members evening
  • Invitations to exhibitions & other exclusive events
  • Free tea or coffee when you buy a lunch at Caffé Latte at the Dunamaise
  • Free portrait sitting at Robert Redmond Studios, Portlaoise
  • Free internet access at the Dunamaise internet café (subject to availability)
  • 10% discount on purchases over €50 at Blossom Time Boutique, Portlaoise
  • An exclusive 10% discount at Spagos Italian Bistro, Portlaoise Heritage Hotel
  • 50% off treatments at Éalu Spa Therapy, Portlaoise


4.       BUY TICKETS (Come Over for Tea & Cakes)
Our bread and butter is our ticket sales. If you cannot support our other Affiliation ideas please support your local centre for the arts by buying tickets for some of our great events. As well as supporting us, you get to enhance your life by enjoying the best of local, national and international arts events, on your own doorstep.

Dunamaise Arts Centre

Church Street Portlaoise, Co. Laois, Ireland.

Contact The Dunamaise Arts Centre

Box Office Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Friday: 10am to 5.30pm
Saturday: 10am to 1pm & 2pm to 5pm.
One hour prior to curtain on the evening of a performance.
Box office 00353 57 866 3355.

General Enquiries:

Our Sponsors

The Arts Council Laois County Council

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