05 October 2007: Arts Council have positive meeting with Minister for the Arts

The Chair and Director of the Arts Council have held their first formal meeting with the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism, Mr Seamus Brennan TD at his Department yesterday afternoon.

Ms. Olive Braiden, Chair of the Arts Council, was accompanied to the meeting by Ms. Mary Cloake, Director of the Arts Council.

Ms Olive Braiden said: "We had met with the Minister shortly after his appointment but this was a formal meeting to highlight the opportunities for the further development of the arts and we had a positive exchange of views".

The Arts Council is very pleased that Mr. Seamus Brennan TD has agreed to meet the full membership of the Council in the Arts Council’s premises in Merrion Square later this month. 

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