Joe Stuart
Arts Promotion and Co-ordination Manager
Tel: 01 6180235


10 May 2013: Ireland at Venice National Tour Opens in Dublin

An exhibition celebrating the return of Ireland’s representation at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2012 opened in Dublin’s CHQ Building in the Docklands.

06 May 2013: Festivals and events all over Ireland receive over €330,000 in Arts Council support

79 festivals and events benefit from Arts Council support Festival goers, tourists and businesses around Ireland will benefit this year from further support by the Arts Council to bring the best in entertainment and the arts to festivals across the country.

30 April 2013: Procurement of Music Adviser

The Arts Council wishes to procure the services of a Music Adviser to meet the needs of the organisation both from a quality and service delivery perspective. The successful tenderer will be an experienced music practitioner with the expertise and experience required to work with the Arts Council's staff by assisting in the appraisal and assessment of funding applications and providing critical advice on artistic work.

24 April 2013: Arts Council supported ‘Architects-in-Schools’ Scheme Announced

The Arts Council is delighted to announce that Ruairi Quinn TD Minister for Education and Skills launched the National Architects in Schools initiative today. The Scheme will be run by the Irish Architecture Foundation

19 April 2013: Aosdána celebrates strong European artistic connections

- General Assembly elects three new members - Strong artistic connections between Ireland and the rest of Europe have existed for more than 2,000 years, and the exchange remains valuable today, the Aosdána General Assembly heard in Dublin's Royal Hospital Kilmainham today

17 April 2013: Culturefox gets an upgrade!

Culturefox, the Arts Council's free listings guide to Irish cultural events, has received a little TLC in recent weeks - we have upgraded the app to make it even more useful.

10 April 2013: Dance and Theatre funding schemes deadline

We are pleased to announce the forthcoming deadline for three funding schemes in Theatre and one scheme in Dance. The deadline for all four schemes is 5:30pm, Thursday, 02 May 2013

09 April 2013: Arts Council congratulates Kevin Barry on being shortlisted for the IMPAC Award

The Arts Council extends its warmest congratulations to Kevin Barry on the news that his novel City of Bohane has been shortlisted for the 2013 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.

02 April 2013: Over 80,000 people attended Into the Light exhibitions to mark Arts Council’s 60th Anniversary

Large attendance for Into the Light is positive for Irish visual arts. Into the Light, a major series of exhibitions celebrating the inspiring work of Irish artists and over 60 years of support for the sector by the Arts Council, has officially come to an end after more than 80,000 people viewed the works in galleries nationwide.

15 February 2013: Tender for Commissioner Venice Architecture Biennale 2014

The Arts Council and Culture Ireland are now calling for expressions of interest to act as the Commissioner for Ireland’s national representation at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2014

Desert Rose, (oil on board) - Colin Middleton, 1975, Arts Council Virtual Gallery.
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Desert Rose, (oil on board) - Colin Middleton, 1975, Arts Council Virtual Gallery.

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15 April 2014: Irish Arts Sector - Private Investment Report (PDF, 1.16 MB)
10 April 2014: Arts Council Prompt Payments Report January-March 2014 (PDF, 0.46 MB)
07 April 2014: Annual report/An tuarascáil bhliantúil 2012 (PDF, 1.97 MB)