Arts Council delegation to attend the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Arts, Sport, Tourism, Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Wednesday, 21 February, to discuss current activities and future plans.
The Arts Council has expressed its regret at the passing of Aosdána member Benedict Kiely.
The Arts Council announced its main round of grant decisions under its revenue funding programme for 2007 (the main grants programme for arts organisations) and this year it has offered to date in excess of €55m, an increase of 8% on 2006 figures.
The Arts Council welcomes the publication of the National Development Plan, and particularly welcomes the Culture Programme and the planned investment of €1.13 billion in culture.
The Arts Council was deeply concerned to hear of the closure of the course which has produced some of Ireland’s finest young theatre artists.
The Arts Council has announced that the application window is now open for the Jerome Hynes Fellowship, an award that aims to develop outstanding cultural leaders for Ireland..
The Arts Council is pleased to announce the first group of organisations to participate in the first round of the Council’s new Touring Experiment, which is an initiative designed to inform and shape future policy for touring in the Republic of Ireland.
The Arts Council has expressed its regret at the passing of Seán Mac Réamoinn, who died yesterday morning aged 85 years.
The Arts Council is pleased to announce the publication of Sounds New - Review of Supports to Contemporary Music in Ireland, which is based on research commissioned by The Arts Council and undertaken by UK consultants, Graham Devlin and Associates, in 2005.
The Arts Council, the Irish Government agency for developing the arts, is pleased to announce grant decisions in a number of areas under its revenue funding programme for 2007. Revenue funding is the Council’s main grants programme for arts organisations.
Yelemba dance troupe from the Ivory Coast - Clonmel Junction Festival.