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‘Brigid 1500’ is a programme of national and international events and initiatives to celebrate and commemorate St. Brigid, the woman, the life and the legacy launched at St. Brigid’s Cathedral. According to leading Brigidine experts, 2024 marks the 1500th anniversary of the death of St. Brigid and thus, St. Brigid’s Day, 1st February 2024 will be a key […]
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Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities Joe O’Brien TD opened the 6th Rural Ideas Forum as the Department of Rural and Community Development continued its series of engagement fora. These events provide an opportunity to discuss the challenges and opportunities that impact on rural communities and economies. A virtual gathering of […]
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The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Caroline Conroy and the Brazilian Ambassador to Ireland, Marcel Fortuna Biato officially unveiled a stunning mural on Ormond Quay celebrating Brazilian Independence and the diversity of Dublin city.  The project is the initiative of the Association of Brazilian Families in Ireland (AMBI) together with the Brazilian Embassy, Dublin City Council
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Cois Móire, a new documentary series by Cormorant Films on TG4, starts at 9.30 pm, Wednesday 9th November 2022 on TG4 and TG4 Playerwith with four 1 hour episodes. Diarmuid Ó Drisceoil brings you the story of the River Blackwater, An Abhainn Mhór na Mumhan. Following in the footsteps of Annroai O’ Liathain and using his book Cois Móire as a travel guide, Diarmuid will
Culture Environment News
The inaugural Heritage Ireland 2030 Conference will take place on Monday 24 October 2022 at Trinity College Dublin and online. The Summit will bring together stakeholders, members of the public and those working to protect heritage in communities, by showcasing successful projects, exploring challenges and opportunities and outlining progress in delivering the objectives
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Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, announced the launch of a series of supports for artists and arts workers in Ireland as part of ‘Safe to Create’, a collaborative programme looking to transform workplace culture and practices, and to provide safe and respectful working conditions for those working in the […]
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€300k has been awarded to Galway City Council for two very exciting cross border collaborations that will directly support the arts and artists. This will be awarded under the Shared Island Local Authority Development Funding scheme. Speaking at an event for the awards in the Townhall Theatre in Cavan, Taoiseach Micheál Martin TD said, “I […]
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Beneath the twinkling lights, striped big tops and rainbow coloured bunting at Ireland’s premier festival, all was as it should be; hearts were aglow with the usual festival magic, fateful meetings and laughter flowed merrily as festival goers hoped for the sun to keep its perch above a blue-grey sky.  Although Electric Picnic has taken […]