The Lir Academy is delighted to present free lighting sessions made possible through the support of our partners.

March 28th – April 5th

ETC Ion Console Training Week

ETC Europe, The Lir Academy and PSI Production are proud to present a series of one-day ETC training sessions at various levels on the Ion console at The Lir Academy Dublin.

ETC’s Eos family of consoles provides power that is elegant, approachable, and scalable. These hands-on training events will give you the opportunity to explore first-hand the features and functions of these console systems.

The sessions will include the use of the new Ion XE console. During the courses, you will be introduced to the basics and nuances of this high-level control system giving you the confidence to master your ETC console. All classes are taught by professional Lighting Designer Kevin Smith.

Courses run 9am-6pm. Booking is essential as places are going fast. 

Tues 29th March: Ion Level 1: Essentials – waitlist only | Book your place here 

Wed 30th March: Ion Level 2: Enhanced – waitlist onlyBook your place here

Thurs 31st March: Augment3d | Book your place here

Fri 1st April: Eos Family Amplify for Theatre | Book your place here

Mon 4th April: Ion Level 3: Intermediate | Book your place here

Tues 5th April: Ion Level 4: Proficient | Book your place here

April 6th 

We are excited to announce Open House with Robe – an exclusive showcase event presented by our technical partner Robe Lighting.

Robe is among the world’s leading moving light manufacturers, recognised for its innovation, quality engineering and dedication to the very highest production values.

As part of our ongoing partnership, Robe will be showcasing a wide range of their most current fixtures, including the Esprite, ProMotion and the revolutionary RoboSpot system and T series luminaires designed for Theatre and TV.

Showcasing April 6th, 2022 from 4-8pm. Join the Robe team for a live demonstration of their exciting new range of fixtures.

Places are free but booking is required here.

School groups are welcome to join us from 4 – 9pm, please contact

Please note, we will be reviewing events at The Lir Academy on an ongoing basis in light of changing guidelines regarding Covid-19.