The Chair of the Arts Council, Ms Olive Braiden, has said this year’s bad summer weather highlights the need for Ireland to invest in major arts and cultural renewal projects.
The Arts Council has expressed its regret at the passing of folk singer Tommy Makem who has died at his home in New Hampshire in the US.
The Arts Council extends its congratulations to Matthew Talbot-Kelly, director of the short film Blind Man’s Eye, which has been invited to participate in competition at the prestigious Venice International Film Festival.
The Arts Council is deeply saddened by the passing of actor Joan O’Hara
President of Ireland Mary McAleese presided at a ceremony this afternoon, Wednesday 11 July 2007, to mark the election of the artist Patrick Scott as Saoi in Aosdána.
The Arts Council is deeply saddened by the passing of former Council member John Wilson, who was a member of the Arts Council from 1993 – 1998. The former Fianna Fáil Minister and Tánaiste died on Monday 9 July 2007.
The Arts Council premises will be closed on Wednesday 11 July between the hours of 2.00 pm and 4.00 pm for a private function.
The Arts Council seeks applications for six permanent and temporary posts
The Arts Council is pleased to announce the third group of organisations to participate in the Touring Experiment.
The Arts Council held a celebratory reception to acknowledge the work of the Donegal County Council and the arts community in Harvey's Point Hotel on Monday evening.
Yelemba dance troupe from the Ivory Coast - Clonmel Junction Festival.