Bookings & Venue Hire

Rua Red has various spaces for hire. Whether you are looking to hold a meeting, run an art class or your band needs a room to rehearse, we can help you find the right room.

Before booking at Rua Red you must first register, in person, with us as a member. The Membership fee is €5 per year. This enables you to book any room with us and by joining you are supporting the ongoing artistic programme at Rua Red.

For more information on hiring at Rua Red contact Jordan or Siobhán at info@ruared.ie

For information on our room rates please click here.


Workshop Rooms

Rua Red is home to two large art workshop rooms available for classes and meetings.

The Project Space

Located on the ground floor and accommodates up to 30 people. A fully adaptable space with two sinks, storage space and plenty of natural light.

Used for:

  • Art classes
  • Workshops
  • Meetings
  • Training
  • Children’s Parties  

The Green Room 

Located on the first floor of the building. The green room has one sink and full natural light provided by the windows that look out onto Chamber Square.

Used for:

  • Art classes
  • Workshops
  • Meetings
  • Training
  • Small Fitness classes (eg. yoga, pilates)

Meeting Rooms

The Meeting Room Located on the first floor and seats 12 people at boardroom style table.

Used For:

  • Hosting Meetings
  • Presentations
  • Training

The Conference Room Located on the second floor with a beautiful and unique view of Tallaght, seats 15 people at boardroom style table.

Used For:

  • Hosting Meetings
  • Presentations
  • Training

Performance Space  

We are home to a fully equipped performance venue designed to an exceptionally high specification. It can accommodate up to 70 people in theatre style with a fully retractable seating bank to allow the space to be set cabaret style, horseshoe, or completely clear. There is also a large dressing room complete with showers, toilet facilities and lockers for your convenience. The Performance Space has a fully equipped lighting and sound rig and permanently installed projector. A full technical specification detailing all equipment is available on request.

Used For:

  • Theatre Performances
  • Live Music and Showcases 
  • Film Screenings
  • Workshops
  • Presentations
  • Awards Ceremonies
  • Dance Rehearsals
  • Auditions 
  • Classes 
  • Conferences 
  • Receptions 

Dance studio

Rua Red has a large dance and rehearsal studio accommodating up to 50 people. It is a beautiful, airy room filled with natural daylight, a polished beech sprung dance floor and mirrors. There is a large dressing room near to the studio complete with showers, toilet facilities and lockers for your convenience.

Used For: 

  • Dance classes
  • Theatre rehearsals
  • Auditions
  • Workshops

Music Rooms

There are three purpose built music rehearsal rooms within Rua Red available for hire by individuals, groups, and organisations. Each room is a different size and able to accommodate different kinds of activity from music classes to band practice and drama rehearsals. All of the rooms have acoustic paneled walls and a piano as standard.

We have a number of instruments and equipment available including:

  • A drum kit (cymbals, sticks, and hi hat clamps not included)
  • Microphones and stands 
  • PA systems 
  • Music stands 

Music Room One

Located on the first floor, Music Room One is ideal for a group of up to 20 people and can be set up according to your needs.

Used For:

  • Classes 
  • Rehearsals
  • Seminars 
  • Auditions

Music Room Two

Located on the second floor, Music Room Two is ideal for a group of up to 12.

Used For:

  • Large band rehearsal
  • Classes 
  • Drama rehearsal

Music Room Three

Located on the first floor, Music Room Three is the perfect space for up to 5 people.

Used For: 

  • Any band rehearsal 
  • One-on-one lessons 
  • Auditions 
  • Classes 
  • Please Note

Acoustic Sessions and drama rehearsals Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm

Plugged in band rehearsals only Monday – Friday: 5pm – 9.30pm or Saturday: 10am – 6pm


Mac & Print Room  

Our Mac and Print Room is the ideal place to work on your digital projects. It has capacity for 6 people and 5 fully equipped macs.  The lab is equipped to a high standard. You will be working on one of our 5 Mac G5 Towers with a selection of other hardware and software including:

Scanners: Printers: Software:
Kodak iQsmart scannerEpson Expression 10000XL scanner (A3)Hasselblad Flextight Epson Stylus Photo R2880 (MAX A3)Canon Pixma pro 10 Adobe Creative Suite 4 – Master CollectionFinal DraftFinal CutLogic ProMicrosoft Office

Charges

Hiring a station is only €3 per hour. Use of the Hasselblad scanner incurs a flat fee of €20 per session. Epson Stylus Prints: A4 €2 / A3 €4

The media lab is open from 10am – 9.30pm Monday to Friday and 10am – 6pm on Saturdays. It is advisable to book in advance as the room or stations may not always be available.