The Arts Council extends its congratulations to Emma Donoghue who has made it onto the shortlist for the Man Booker prize for her novel Room.
The Arts Council is delighted to announce a new scheme for supporting the touring and dissemination of work in all art disciplines. The principal purpose of the scheme is to ensure that audiences throughout the country have access to high quality arts experiences.
The Arts Council has expressed its regret at the passing of actor Mick Lally who died today.
Speaking today, Pat Moylan, Chairman of the Arts Council said, "This is a sad and shocking loss to all of us.
The Arts Council has hailed the success of the 2010 Fleadh Ceoil music festival in Cavan which closed on Monday evening. The event which the Arts Council provided with €11,000 in funding returned to Cavan for the first time since 1954 and once again showcased the best in Irish music.
The Department of Tourism, Culture and Sport, in partnership with the Arts Council, invites applications for grants towards the cost of equipment and/or improvements to the quality of artists’ workspaces.
The latest Kilkenny Arts Festival has
contributed some €5 million to local Kilkenny commerce and is another
example of the important financial contribution the arts make to
Ireland’s economy, the Arts Council said today.
The Irish representation for the Venice Biennale is announced.
The Arts Council has hailed the success of the 2010 Scoil Acla summer school which closed on Sunday evening.
The average professional artist living in the Republic of Ireland earns just €14,500 a year from his or her art, despite having a higher level of formal education than the wider labour force, new research shows.
The Arts Council and the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government have launched a new scheme with the purpose of engaging the public with architecture.
Yelemba dance troupe from the Ivory Coast - Clonmel Junction Festival.