The Arts Council has expressed its regret at the passing yesterday of film-maker, broadcaster and singer David Hammond.
The Arts Council has expressed its sadness at the passing of musician Ronnie Drew, who died at the weekend.
The Arts Council today offered its congratulations to the Abbey Theatre and playwright Mark O’Rowe for winning the Scotsman Fringe First award at the Edinburgh festival with Terminus.
The Arts Council today offered its congratulations to the Druid Theatre Company and playwright Enda Walsh for winning the Scotsman Fringe First award for the second successive year at the Edinburgh festival with The New Electric Ballroom.
The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon has published a new pamphlet as part of the series The Value of the Arts and written by academic Kevin Whelan.
ww.artsanddisability.com, the first all-Ireland website to provide information, resources and facts about arts and disability, is already proving to be an essential tool for parents, families, advice workers, arts bodies and the wider community. The website was developed by the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Large print, Braille postcards will soon be winging their way to organisations, north and south, reminding them of where this valuable information can be found.
Ms Olive Braiden, Chair of the Arts Council for the past five years, has announced that she will complete her term next month and will not be continuing in the role.
The Arts Council is deeply saddened by the passing of former Council member Charles Hennessy, who was a member of the Arts Council from 1988 - 1993.
The Arts Council announced today its intention to develop a further three-year initiative for the Traditional Arts.
The Chair of the Arts Council, Ms. Olive Braiden has said she learned with great regret of the passing of Seamus Brennan, TD.
Yelemba dance troupe from the Ivory Coast - Clonmel Junction Festival.