GMCBeats Workshops

Rap, beats & songwriting


GMCBeats (led by Director Garry McCarthy) delivers a range of workshops including creative songwriting, rapping, singing, recording, beatmaking & music technology, and also offers recording, music & audio production services for artists, musicians and businesses. GMCBeats Workshops’ philosophy is that everyone can make music, no matter what age, experience or ability.

Partnership with Music Generation Cork City

The partnership between GMCBeats Workshops and Music Generation Cork City includes the following initiatives:

  • Weekly and one-off rap & beats workshops
  • Weekly workshops presented by GMCBeats, Youth Work Ireland Cork and MGCC at The Hut, Gurranabraher
  • Provision of ‘The Kabin Studio’ space. This rehearsal space in Knocknaheeny is provided by Music Generation Cork City / Cork ETB to support the running of GMC Beats Workshops in the locality

Annual programmes / events

  • Annual ‘Urban Music’ summer camps
  • The ‘Rap-A-Mile’ annual rap & beats parade, and various other performances

How to Get Involved

If you are interested in volunteering your time or skills, workshop with GMCBeats, or are a young person looking to join one of the regular workshops, please contact Garry McCarthy (see below).


Garry McCarthy
GMCBeats Workhops
c/o Music Generation Cork City
Cork ETB, 22 South Mall, Cork

Phone: 085 118 6065


GMCBeats Workshops – Music Generation Cork City