25 January 2011: Arts Council congratulates Irish Oscar Nominee

The Chairman of the Arts Council, Pat Moylan has sent her congratulations to Michael Creagh whose short film The Crush was today nominated for an Academy Award, and wished him the best of luck on Oscar night.

She said she was delighted for Michael and the team behind the short movie The Crush.
 
"The nomination of an Irish director for such a prestigious international honour shows the high esteem in which Irish artists are held around the world.

Such recognition is a tribute to our creative, vibrant and innovative society, and everyone in Ireland can be proud today of the role that public investment in the arts plays in nurturing this," she added.

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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