The Arts Council invites applications for grants towards the running costs of visual artists’ workspaces.
The Arts Council extends its warmest congratulations to Emma Donoghue and Paul Murray on the news that their respective novels Room and Skippy Dies have made the longlist for the 2010 Man Booker Prize.
Speaking on the news that Dublin is now permanently designated as a UNESCO City of Literature, Mary Cloake, Director of the Arts Council said:
‘This is a brilliant and exciting announcement, one which underscores that which we already know: that Dublin is renowned for its literature across the world and that this is a city of writers and writing.
The 2010 Galway Arts Festival is on target to repeat the success of last year's event and contribute €19 million to the local economy, the Arts Council said as the festival closed on Sunday evening.
The Arts Council is introducing a new funding scheme to support the touring and dissemination of work in all artforms.
The Arts Council has announced Thursday 2 September 2010 as the deadline for the next round of project awards for activities taking place in 2011.
Information clinics for the Arts Council's new Dance Artist Residency Scheme will be held in Dance House, Dublin, on 27 July. The closing date for the scheme is 5.30 on Thursday, 12 August.
The Arts Council will host information clinics on the new theatre funding schemes now open for online applications.
The majority of people in Ireland go to an arts event at least once a year, with plays, art exhibitions and classical music concerts most popular in every part of the country, according to research to be published this week.
The Arts Council today announced the introduction of four new funding schemes on a pilot basis for 2010-2011, one in Dance, and three in Theatre, the application process for which will open next week.
Yelemba dance troupe from the Ivory Coast - Clonmel Junction Festival.