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Firkin Crane Centre (aka the Institute for Choreography and Dance)

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Address: Shandon, Cork, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 21 450 7487
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Perfect little setting

Located under the Shandon Bells and next to the Butter Museum is the Dance Theatre known as The Firkin Crane ~ once the largest Butter Exchange in the world Circular stage... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 18, 2016
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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Located under the Shandon Bells and next to the Butter Museum is the Dance Theatre known as The Firkin Crane ~ once the largest Butter Exchange in the world Circular stage surrounded by seating ~ one is very very close to the performance

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

The Firkin Crane is a friendly, intimate theatre which puts on excellent shows particular dance shows, You will really enjoy yourself if you take the time to take in a show when you visit Cork, or just pop in for a look of the interior you will be more han welcome.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Came here too see my niece dancing the show was fantastic and so was she, was very impressed with this lovely intimate venue it seats approximatly 340 people the seats were great as they are elevated perfectly for viewing the stage as the show went on it got very warm and I wondered when the air conditioning was going to... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2014

I went to see the performance of Magnetic and found that the venue had a nice atmosphere. The Stage and seating where small and intimate but it creates a chance to really get involved in what your watching.

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2013

I've been to a couple of shows here recently and like the place a lot. It has a strong sense of dance history, of course, and the main hall upstairs is well laid-out with its raked seating, for proper enjoyment of what's onstage. It's a proper dance stage and floor, and good lighting and video work are possible for productions... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2012

Lovely stage and perfectly tiered seats but could do with a revamp.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2011

Nice restaurants there , some small shos / workshops next door

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