08 July 2010: Arts Council announces new funding schemes in Dance and Theatre

The Arts Council today announced the introduction of four new funding schemes on a pilot basis for 2010-2011, one in Dance, and three in Theatre, the application process for which will open next week.

01 July 2010: Arts Council congratulates poet Harry Clifton

The Arts Council wishes to extend its congratulations to the poet Harry Clifton on his appointment as the next Ireland Professor of Poetry (2010- 2013).

10 June 2010: Arts Council awards bursaries to more than 100 artists across Ireland

Some of Ireland’s most talented and most promising writers, musicians, film-makers, visual artists, dancers and performers this week received individual grants of up to €15,000 in funding from the taxpayer, the Arts Council has announced.

08 June 2010: The Arts Council announces new policy on visual artists' workspaces

The Arts Council has announced a new policy on visual artists’ workspaces - ‘Visual artists’ workspaces in Ireland: A new approach’.

08 June 2010: Arts Council announces €1million touring fund

People right across the country can expect to experience world class plays, concerts, performances and exhibitions in the months ahead under a special touring scheme, the Arts Council has said.

27 May 2010: Arts Council Congratulates DEPAOR Architects

The Arts Council wishes to congratulate dePaor Architects on being the first Irish practice to be invited to participate in the main exhibition at the 12th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia.

24 May 2010: Arts Council wins top business award, offers to assist others

The Arts Council has offered to help other government agencies modernise and speed up their grants systems after it won the prestigious ICT Excellence award for the public service.

21 May 2010: Arts Audiences publishes a guide to developing a brief for a website: a mentoring report from TBG&S

Considering a new website? Want to optimise the outcome, and keep costs as low as possible? Under Arts Audiences’ New Media Mentoring Scheme, Aoife Flynn of asquared mentored Rayne Booth of Temple Bar Gallery & Studios as she prepared a brief for the organisation’s new website.

14 May 2010: Arts Audiences publishes Evaluating your digital strategy: a mentoring report from the Youth Council

Arts Audiences has published the latest report from its New Media Mentoring Scheme - Evaluating your digital strategy: a mentoring report from the Youth Council of Ireland.

11 May 2010: President Mary McAleese announces first Laureate na n-Óg

President Mary McAleese announced Siobhán Parkinson as Laureate na nÓg, Ireland’s first laureate for children’s literature, presenting her with the Laureate na nÓg medal at a special event at the Arts Council.

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Yelemba dance troupe from the Ivory Coast - Clonmel Junction Festival.

Recent publications
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)