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YOUR SAY/YOUR WAY, Creative Ireland and Draíocht, Young people's arts and creativity consultation day, Draíocht, Blanchardstown.
Map of the main Arts Council grants for 2018
NASA's view of Ireland at night
Arts Council Collection
Pan Pan – All That Fall by Samuel Beckett. (Photo Ros Kavanagh.)
Deadline: 22 March 2018
Deadline: 26 March 2018
Deadline: 05 April 2018
Deadline: 12 April 2018
Deadline: 26 April 2018
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exciting project recognising the role and importance of literature for
ART: 2016 - the Arts Council's programme as part of Ireland 2016
Supporting professional artists from across Ireland at an early stage of their career.
The current Ireland Professor of Poetry is Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin.
A collection of case studies, guidelines, reports and other
documents from and for the venues sector.
Providing support to selected organisations to plan and implement a fundraising programme.
of exhibitions celebrating 60 years of support for artists and the visual arts
by the Arts Council.
of stories about the arts using documents from the Arts Council archive.
A review of planning, programming and provision of performance arts venues in Ireland.
Supporting audience-focused thinking in the
A national programme of over 90 contemporary arts events and
Mermaid Arts Centre, Wicklow (19 Mar)
Hawk's Well, Sligo (19 Mar)
Roscommon Arts Centre, Roscommon (20 Mar)
Mermaid Arts Centre, Wicklow (20 Mar)
Backstage Theatre, Longford (20 Mar)
Linenhall Arts Centre, Mayo (20 Mar)
The Model Sligo, Sligo (20 Mar–21 Mar)
The Little Museum of Dublin, Dublin (21 Mar)
Solstice Arts Centre, Meath (20 Mar–21 Mar)
Courthouse Arts Centre, Wicklow (22 Mar)
Dunamaise Arts Centre, Laois (22 Mar)
Draíocht, Dublin (22 Mar)
University Concert Hall, Limerick (22 Mar)
Hawk's Well, Sligo (21 Mar–22 Mar)
Backstage Theatre, Longford (22 Mar)
The Civic Theatre, Dublin (23 Mar)
The Dolmen Theatre, Dublin (21 Mar–23 Mar)
Draíocht, Dublin (23 Mar)
Presentation Centre , Wexford (23 Mar)
Hawk's Well, Sligo (23 Mar)
Mermaid Arts Centre, Wicklow (22 Mar–23 Mar)
Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin (20 Mar–24 Mar)
The Everyman, Cork (20 Mar–24 Mar)
Hawk's Well, Sligo (24 Mar)
Dunamaise Arts Centre, Laois (24 Mar)
Courthouse Arts Centre, Wicklow (24 Mar)
Roscommon Arts Centre, Roscommon (24 Mar)
Solstice Arts Centre, Meath (24 Mar)
Solstice Arts Centre, Meath (10 Mar–24 Mar)
Project Arts Centre, Dublin (23 Mar–24 Mar)
Linenhall Arts Centre, Mayo (2 Mar–24 Mar)
Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford (24 Mar)
Draíocht, Dublin (24 Mar)
The Glens Centre, Leitrim (21 Mar–24 Mar)
The Ark, Dublin (8 Mar–24 Mar)
The Model Sligo, Sligo (24 Feb–25 Mar)
Dunamaise Arts Centre, Laois (25 Mar)
The Model Sligo, Sligo (25 Mar)
Schoolyard Theatre and Arts Centre, Charleville, Cork (25 Mar)
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