The Arts Council has announced the offer of new, three-year funding for the Abbey Theatre for the period 2009-2011. The innovative, multi-annual funding agreement is designed to allow the Abbey roll out an ambitious theatre programme, including the presentation of new plays by Irish writers each year on both the national and international stage.
Some of Ireland’s most talented and most promising writers, musicians, film-makers, visual artists and dancers this week received more than €900,000 in funding from the taxpayer, the Arts Council has announced.
The Arts Council today published Points of Alignment the Report of the Special Committee on the Arts and Education. The Report was presented to the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism, Martin Cullen, T.D., and the Minister for Education and Science, Batt O’Keeffe, T.D
The Arts Council has expressed its regret at the passing of traditional musician and founder member of the Tulla Céilí band, Paddy Canny.
The Arts Council, The IRMA Trust and Music Network today announced details of the Music Capital Scheme and Research Project, an action-research initiative designed to provide support for the purchase of musical instruments in 2008.
The Chair of the Arts Council, Olive Braiden, this morning congratulated the Irish actor Jim Norton who last night won a Tony award for his performance in Conor McPherson’s 'The Seafarer’.
The Arts Council is seeking two requests for tender for the development and management of a dynamic new website and archive resource that will promote excellence and innovation for those working in the public art arena.
The Arts Council has passed a vote of congratulation to its Chair, Ms Olive Braiden, on her selection by University College Dublin as the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate next week.
The Arts Council announced today that Mr Willie White, Artistic Director, Project Arts Centre, is the recipient of the 2008/2009 Fellowship for Ireland - known as the Jerome Hynes Fellowship - under the UK-based Clore Leadership programme.
Philanthropy is an underutilised source of funding for the arts, and the new Ireland should expect and encourage those who have prospered most to give back to national life, the Arts Council has said.
Yelemba dance troupe from the Ivory Coast - Clonmel Junction Festival.