About Us - Barlow House Venue

This beautiful heritage building hosts offices, artist studios as well as meeting and rehearsal rooms. Built in 1734, the Georgian architecture still exhibits much of its original features. We’re particularly proud of the architectural, artistic and historical value of Barlow House.

Barlow House Droichead Arts Centre

Barlow House Today

Today Barlow House is bustling with an array of cultural and community activity including;  classes in drawing, painting, drama, photography, music, children’s art, school grinds, and much more. It is also a perfect space for group meetings including; writers, music appreciation, youth theatre and production rehearsals. With its traditional features, the drawing rooms are an ideal location for book launches,  and small music launches. 

Meetings at Barlow House

Meetings Barlow House's beautiful Georgian meeting rooms can be set up in board room, conference or informal style. The meeting rooms can cater for up to 60 people theatre style and up to 22 people boardroom style, with reasonable room rates.  We also provide a number of key features to make you meeting as convenient and comfortable as possible.

These include:

  • Complimentary Wifi Access
  • Black Out blinds
  • TV, DVD Player, Flipchart Stands are all available free of charge, subject to availability
  • AV digital projector facilities and sound equipment are available on request with additional charge.
  • Photocopying facilities are also provided on request. 

Hire A Meeting Room

Barlow House Meeting Room

Barlow House Stairwell

Your Office at Barlow House

Droichead Arts Centre Barlow House is home to a number of businesses. If you are interested in one of our spaces, please contact rita.mcquillan@droichead.com  

Hire An Office Space

Artists' Studios and Spaces

Droichead Arts Centre Barlow House provides spaces for artists including our theatre company in residence, artists in association and our bursary recipients. 





Artists' Studios

Art Classes

Barlow House Door

The History of Barlow House

Barlow House’s story leads it on a historical journey from elegant townhouse to RIC Barracks up to the present day as an Arts Centre. We’re particularly proud of the architectural, artistic and historical value of this townhouse.