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axis arts centre & community resource centre - Theatre, Gallery, Classes & Arts Development

axis is an arts centre & community resource centre based in Ballymun, Dublin. Welcome to our website. Check out this month's highlights below for our TheatreGallery Arts Development, or for full listings of what's coming up in axis, click what's on in the top left hand corner. Our arts centre consists of a Theatre, Dance Studio, Art Room, Gallery, Music Studio, Music Rehearsal Rooms & our community resource centre consists of a Café, Creche, Conference Centre & a number of Community Development Organisations. For more info on any of the services we provide in either arts centre or our community resource centre, email

Highly Recommended

2nd May 2014

Embarrassing Mother 

Maxine’s three sons are horrified when she starts stand-up. She is forced to lie. They think she’s in Lidl. Maxine left London for Dublin in 1990, married an Irishman, became the first divorceé, reared three rowdy sons and discovered how English she was. Book Now

What's On


24th April 2014 to 25th April 2014


Best actress at the Dublin Fringe Festival 2013, Genevieve Hulme-Beaman, returns to axis with the incredible ‘Pondling’. A story of LOVE, beauty, chicken-chasing, daisy chains, catkilling, French singing, dress-wearing, ensuite bathrooms and the day at the pond. Book Now

Arts Development

1st March 2014 to 30th April 2014


This new project which will see over 12 young people create a space in axis
to develop new work around the themes of mental health and creativity. This work will then be presented to a wider community in form of short videos, ebooks and spoken
performance during Ballymun’s Lift Youth Arts Festival.


1st March 2014 to 30th April 2014


‘Practice’ is a national touring exhibition of work by artists and children, through joint processes of exploration and enquiry. ‘Practice’ presents an opportunity for insight into a range of projects by artists Helen Barry, Ann Donnelly, Naomi Draper, Ann Henderson, Maree Hensey, Christine Mackey, and Fiona Kelleher.



Classes at axis

axis has a number of classes in Art, Drama, Dance and Music. Click here to find out what classes take place on what days, what age they are for and how much it is per class. For more information on how to enrol in any of these classes please contact axis reception on (01) 883 2100.

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Nominated for 2011 Realex Web Awards

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axis is core funded by

  Ballymun Regeneration Ltd.

 and is also funded by
 The Arts Council of Ireland
 Dublin City Council


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