The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon is delighted to announce the allocation of an additional €845,000 in grants to 27 organisations. In each case, these organisations were previously offered funding for 2008. These extra grants were made possible through additional funding for the Arts Council announced in December 2007 by Mr. Seamus Brennan TD, Minister for Arts, Sports and Tourism.
The Arts Council and RTÉ are delighted to announce the launch of a new commercial recording of orchestral works by Raymond Deane, performed by the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra with soloist Christine Pryn and conductor Gerhard Markson.
The Arts Council hosted a reception to launch 'The Poet’s Chair', a book celebrating the first nine years of the Ireland Chair of Poetry.
The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon extends its congratulations John McCloskey, director of the short film The Crumblegiant which has been nominated for a British Academy Film Award (BAFTA) for Best Short Animation.
The Arts Council is undertaking research into visual artists’ workspaces in the Republic of Ireland.
The Arts Council announces Annual Funding allocations to 143 organisations and 34 local authorities for 2008.
The Arts Council, the Irish Government agency for developing the arts, is pleased to announce the funding decisions for the Projects: Once Off and Projects: New Work Awards for activities which will take place in 2008.
The Arts Council hosted a welcome reception for the members of Aosdána, newly elected in 2007.
The Arts Council has announced details of successful recipients under round one of the Small Festivals Scheme for 2008. A total of €499,980 has been awarded to 78 festivals and events throughout the country from 135 applications received. The total value of the funding sought by the 135 applicants was €1,685,192.
The Arts Council/ An Chomhairle Ealaíonn and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland today hosted a reception to celebrate the launch of the Curated Visual Arts Award.
Yelemba dance troupe from the Ivory Coast - Clonmel Junction Festival.