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Festivalgoers and fans of folklore are in for a treat Halloween 2022 as Púca Festival returns to Co. Meath. Celebrating Ireland as the birthplace of Halloween, Púca is an authentic, immersive, and otherworldly festival. Vibrant, fun, and contemporary in feel but strongly rooted in tradition, Púca will take place in festival hubs Trim and Athboy in County Meath, from Friday
Council Partners Culture News
Cathedral Square is set to host the highlight event of Summer in the City for 2022 on Sunday next, August 14th, when over 70 young musicians from Music Generation Waterford’s specially-formed fusion orchestra will perform for the first time ‘Draíocht Phort Láirge’ – a collection of newly composed music by Nóra Byrne Kavanagh, reflecting the […]
Culture Education News
Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD, have announced €700,000 in funding for library supports. The funding, under the Dormant Accounts Action Plan, is designed to assist libraries in reaching out to older people, children from disadvantaged
Culture News
The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD, welcomes the return of Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann after a two-year absence due to the Pandemic. Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann (CCÉ), which received an allocation of €2 million in funding from the Department in 2022, has been organising this important cultural event since […]
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Festival in a Van came to Fingal on Wednesday July 20th for two special performances to welcome our new Ukrainian friends to the county. Supported by Creative Ireland, Fingal libraries and Fingal’s Community Development Office and led by a team of theatre professionals, Festival in a Van is the perfect vehicle for absolutely anyone who likes the idea […]
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Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has officially opened a wide range of projects across County Roscommon which have received funding of €7.5 million from her Department as part of Our Rural Future. All of the projects opened as part of the Minister’s visit received investment under the Government’s ambitious rural development […]