Become a Friend

This is an exciting opportunity to connect with The Lir Academy in a special way.
By becoming a Friend of The Lir Academy you are supporting and assisting The Lir Academy to provide the highest international training in all aspects of theatre education, excel as a centre of excellence, and work towards achieving our ambition of being one of the leading drama academies in the world.

Benefits of becoming a Friend of The Lir Academy include:

  • Priority Booking
  • Six complimentary evening tickets (Value approx. €90)
  • Invitation to ‘The Friends of The Lir Academy’ special event, with drinks reception and student performance in the company of The Lir’s Director (Loughlin Deegan), Board Members, undergraduate and postgraduates, leading artists and performers. This is a unique opportunity to truly engage with students and learn more about their training and plans for the future.
  • Reserved seating at The Lir Wine Bar before a performance and during intervals
  • A back-stage behind-the-scenes tour of The Lir’s custom-built building for you and your party with an opportunity to meet students during their training
  • Acknowledgment of your support with gratitude in designated section entitled ‘Our Supporters’ on
  • Subscription to The Lir’s E-Zine
  • Season programme posted to your door

Read our Friends and Patron’s Brochure here.

To find out more about how to become a Friend of The Lir Academy and for further information on the benefits listed, please contact Joanne O'Hagan, Director of Development, on +353 86 266 7511 or