CONTACT Studio is a recording studio that is run by South Dublin County Council’s Arts Office. It was established to support the development of arts programming in the county, and to make participation in the arts accessible to the local community.

The studio has been based in Rua Red since it began operating in 2009. CONTACT Studio works in partnership with local arts and cultural organisations including Music Generation South Dublin, Rua Red, The Civic, South Dublin Libraries, Alternative Entertainment, and Tallaght Community Arts, to provide a wide range of arts programming and events for the communities in South Dublin County including NOISE Music, Sub Sounds, and The Hangout Sessions.

The studio provides a variety of services including recording & mixing, podcasting, and editing. The studio rates are extremely affordable and are available on request. To find out more, or book a recording session, please contact Bryan at

NOISE Music is a music programme for young people who are interested in DJing, singing, rapping, & making beats. They work in a diverse range of genres like pop, hip hop, indie, techno & house music. The programme is delivered by a diverse group of musicians, producers and DJs who work with young people in the county on song-writing, music production and DJing projects.

NOISE Music runs free open DJ workshops and demonstrations in Tallaght Library every Tuesday from 4:30pm to 7:30pm, and projects throughout South Dublin County including weekly workshops in Crosscare Lucan Youth Service’s Youth Café in The Griffeen Centre. To enquire about NOISE Music, or to find out if they are currently running a programme in your area, please contact Gerry at

NOISE Music is a part of NOISE Dublin, the youth arts programme run by South Dublin County Arts Office, and is run by a partnership between CONTACT Studio and Music Generation South Dublin. It is funded by Music Generation and the Arts Council through the Creative and Collaborative Fund, and by South Dublin County Council’s Arts Office.

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CONTACT Studio is open from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

T: 086 781 1687