The Arts Council has announced a new closing date for its Bursary Awards round 1 2009. This has been brought about by an increase in applications of over 25%. The new closing date is Thursday 27 November 2008 at 5.30pm.
The Arts Council today launched Reel Art, an Arts Council scheme designed to provide film artists with an opportunity to make highly creative and imaginative documentaries on an artistic theme.
The Cultural Cinema Consortium, a strategic partnership between the Arts Council and Bord Scannán na hÉireann / the Irish Film Board (IFB), is launching a new scheme to provide capital funding grants towards the cost of purchasing and installing digital projection equipment.
The Arts Council has expressed its regret at the passing of mezzo-soprano Bernadette Greevy who died on Friday last.
TG4, the Arts Council and Bord Scannán na hÉireann/The Irish Film Board invite submissions now from film makers and production companies for Splanc! 2008.
The Ambassador of Ireland, Sean O’Huiginn and Míchéal O Suilleabhain, Chairperson, Culture Ireland today opened ‘The Lives of Spaces’ - Ireland’s participation at the 11th International Architecture Exhibition at the Palazzo Guistinian Lolin in Venice.
The Arts Council extends its congratulations to writer Sebastian Barry who has made it onto the shortlist for the Man Booker prize for his novel The Secret Scripture. This is the second year in a row that an Irish writer has been shortlisted for the prize, and is particularly exciting given Anne Enright’s success last year.
Leitrim’s newly-refurbished centre for sculpture is a national resource, and of strategic importance for art right across the country, the Arts Council has said.
The Arts Council is pleased to announce details of a partnership with Dublin City University which will help drive the Council’s goal of increasing the public’s engagement with the arts throughout the country.
Some of the country’s top writers will team up this weekend with stars from the world of music at the Arts Council’s first ever Words & Music Stage at the Electric Picnic in Stradbally, Co Laois.
Yelemba dance troupe from the Ivory Coast - Clonmel Junction Festival.