Tyrone Guthrie Centre

Biography/History

The Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, Newbliss, Co. Monaghan.was officially opened by the playwright Brian Friel in October 1981 as the first residential arts centre in Ireland. It was established under the terms of the will of the broadcaster and Theatre Directory, Sir Tyrone Guthrie (1900-1971), who intended the house to be run as a centre for artists after his death. The Centre offers residences to established professional artists from both parts of Ireland and abroad in all the main artistic disciplines. It also organises a Regional Bursary Scheme for younger, emerging artists in co-operation with 27 local authorities throughout Ireland; the Stewart Parker Playwrights’ Workshop, seminars for the translation of contemporary European poetry in association with Poetry Ireland and the European Network for the translation of contemporary European Poetry, as well as a European Translators’ Bursary Scheme.\n\nSee also: <a href=" http://www.tyroneguthrie.ie/&quot; target="new_window"> http://www.tyroneguthrie.ie/</a&gt;

Role
Heritage Centre