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Simon Boyle, Morgan Cooke and Ionia Ní Chróinín, Star of the Sea, 2015
Photo: Marta Barcikowska
My Minds I, Janet Mullarney, 2015
Photo: Ros Kavanagh
Chantal McCormick and Lee Clayden in Hang On. Merrion Square, Dublin
Photo: Vitalij Kazackov
Sorcha Fox and Donal O'Kelly in Fishamble’s Little Thing, Big Thing. Draíocht Arts Centre, Dublin. 2014
Photo: Pat Redmond
Marty Rea as Richard II in DruidShakespeare, 2015
Photo: Matthew Thompson
The primary purpose of the Arts Council’s touring policy is to ensure that regional audiences have access to high quality arts experiences in a number of artforms.
The Arts Council offers a wide range of financial supports across artforms and arts practices, including touring.
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