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14 February 2013: Opera Production Award 2013 (Round 2)

The Arts Council is now seeking a fresh round of applications for its Opera Production Award 2013 (Round 2)


25 January 2013: Jerome Hynes Fellowship for future cultural leaders 2013/14

The Arts Council has announced that the application window is now open for the Jerome Hynes Fellowship, an award that aims to develop outstanding cultural leaders for Ireland.


17 January 2013: New Music Dublin

New Music Dublin is a major new festival that gives voice to a broad range of musical creativity from our time by showcasing the work of major international and Irish figures to the public, and through the involvement of many Irish artists.


26 December 2012: The Arts Council expresses regret at the passing of poet and Aosdána member Dennis O'Driscoll

The Arts Council has expressed its deep regret at the passing of poet and Aosdána member Dennis O'Driscoll.


27 November 2012: Taoiseach launches major series of exhibitions to mark Arts Council’s 60th Anniversary

An Taoiseach, Mr Enda Kenny TD, has today officially launched Into the Light: The Arts Council - 60 Years of Supporting the Arts in Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane to mark the 60th anniversary of the Arts Council. Into the Light is a major series of exhibitions which will celebrate the work of Irish artists and 60 years of support of the arts by the Arts Council.


16 November 2012: Arts more important than ever says Arts Council

"The arts are capable of stimulating more job creation and economic activity at a time we need it most" - Pat Moylan, Chair of the Arts Council.


31 October 2012: Four films to be made to mark Arts Council anniversary

The Arts Council will mark its 60th anniversary with a series of exhibitions titled 'Into the Light: The Arts Council - 60 Years of Supporting the Arts'. The exhibitions will run concurrently in four partner venues throughout the country from December 2012. The partner venues are: Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin; Limerick City Gallery of Art; Crawford Art Gallery; The Model, Sligo.


18 October 2012: Arts Council launches new Irish choral music anthology

The Arts Council has today (18th October 2012) launched Choirland - an anthology of Irish choral music, as one of the events this year that marks the Arts Council's 60th anniversary.


08 October 2012: Arts a major employer and contributor to Irish economic output - new report published

A report on the economic impact of the arts in Ireland, published this morning (8 October 2012), shows that the arts provide significant direct and indirect employment, with the Arts Council's annual funding from the Exchequer supporting some 2,270 jobs. The employment supported generates an annual turnover of €184 million with tax revenues (in the form of PAYE/income tax, PRSI and VAT), to the Irish Exchequer of €42 million.


06 October 2012: Arts Council announces details of ‘Into the Light’

‘Meditation’ (2009) by Patrick Scott, one of Ireland’s greatest living artists, is the title image for a major series of exhibitions which will take place from December this year to celebrate the work of Irish contemporary artists and 60 years of support for the sector by the Arts Council.


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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22 April 2014: Arts Council Plenary Minutes (March 2014) (PDF, 0.07 MB)
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