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The Arts Council this year marks the 70th anniversary of its very first meeting on 25th January 1952. Throughout the year there will be a series of events and initiatives to celebrate this landmark anniversary.
Over the course of 2022, the Arts Council will announce a diverse programme of events and initiatives to celebrate this landmark anniversary.
As part of celebrations to mark our seventieth year, we commissioned Critical Voices - Guthanna Criticiúla 2022, a series of essays and events.
Take a trip down memory lane with us and hear from some of the leading voices of the Arts Council through the years.
Discover the key moments throughout the 70 year journey of the Arts Council in Ireland.
The Arts Council invites imaginative and creative responses to children’s right to participate in the arts and cultural life.
The Arts Council’s 70th anniversary programme includes podcasts hosted by writer, comedian and podcaster Maeve Higgins called The Curiosity Series.
As part of celebrations of our 70th year, we’ve commissioned
a series of blogs by members of Aosdána, exploring creativity and
Arts Council celebrates seventy years of developing the arts
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