The Chairman of the Arts Council, Ms Pat Moylan, has written to the Chairmen of the IDA, Enterprise Ireland, the Western Development Commission, Shannon Development and Údarás na Gaeltachta to suggest a series of meetings to focus on increasing employment by tapping into Ireland’s high achievements in creativity and innovation.
The Arts Council has expressed its regret at the passing of Tomás Mac Anna.
The Arts Council has expressed its regret at the passing of poet, playwright, songwriter and Aosdana member Patrick Galvin.
The Arts Council has announced details of successful recipients under round two of the Small Festivals Scheme for 2011.
The Arts Council, University of Limerick and Dance Ireland have announced the launch of a new initiative aimed at forming a bridge between dance education and professional dance practice in Ireland.
The Arts Council wishes to congratulate William Trevor, Colm Tóibín and Colum McCann on the news that they have been shortlisted for the 2011 International IMPAC Prize.
Reporting to the Chairman of the Arts Council, the Director is the Chief Executive and has responsibility for both the leadership and management of the organisation; proposing and gaining support for new strategies as well as delivering its mission, which is governed by a combination of statutory requirements, Government and Council policy.
The Arts Council has sent its congratulations to the five artists who were today elected as members of Aosdána, the affiliation of creative artists in Ireland.
The Arts Council has issued a series of requests for proposals from experienced practitioners wishing to provide services as Arts Advisers in a broad range of artforms and arts practice areas.
As part of the ongoing implementation of its Touring Policy, the Arts Council is further developing a scheme to support the touring and dissemination of work in a broad range of artforms.
Yelemba dance troupe from the Ivory Coast - Clonmel Junction Festival.