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Louth County Council announce the launch of Brigid1500: ‘Louth Birthplace of Brigid’, a programme of events and initiatives to honour the life and legacy of Brigid. The enduring story of Ireland’s iconic matron saint was celebrated at the launch in County Hall, Dundalk, where the programme of events to mark Brigid1500 commemorations in Louth was […]
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The need to develop additional expertise and to boost skills in the heritage sector took centre stage at the second annual Heritage Ireland 2030 Summit, with over 250 attendees hearing from heritage leaders, community groups and Government representatives in discussion on Ireland’s built, archaeological and natural heritage. Minister of State for Nature, Heritage and
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An exhibition of work from the ‘Felting the Landscape’ project was launched at the Market House in County Cavan. In 2023, the Cuilcagh Lakelands Geopark received funding from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland’s National Lottery Rural Engagement Arts fund to deliver a 12 week Felting the Landscape course. The project aimed to bring together local […]
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Tullamore Community Arts Centre (TCAC) was delighted to present Offaly County Council with a substantial donation of €325,000 thanks to recent fundraising efforts and as part of their commitment to the establishment of Esker Arts as a major resource and catalyst for artistic, community and economic development and participation in the arts. TCAC previously provided […]
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Draw Out is excited to announce the completion of a stunning ground mural, with the ambitious project has been developed on Honan’s Quay riverfront by local artist collective Draw Out alongside their partners, Limerick City and County Council and University of Limerick. The now ‘landmark’ site of Honan’s Quay and the surrounds of University of […]
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Ballydehob’s music venue Levis’s and the Duncairn Arts Centre in Belfast are set to collaborate with their artistic and wider communities to establish a cross border artist’s network titled ‘The Ties that Bind’. Co-ordinated by Cork County Council in conjunction with Belfast City Council, ‘The Ties that Bind’ is part of the Creative Communities on […]
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Cork International Film Festival has announced three prestige titles in advance of the unveiling of the full programme of its 68th edition, including the World Premiere of Andrew Gallimore’s highly anticipated documentary ‘One Night in Millstreet’ for this year’s Irish Gala. The film will bring the Cork audience a reminder of an extraordinary and
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Cork County came alive with the vibrant colours of culture and creativity in celebration of this year’s Culture Night on Friday 22nd September. Arts organisations, community groups and enthusiastic members of the public came together to enjoy a staggering 251 inclusive and diverse cultural events throughout the county. From community centres to libraries, museums and
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In a nationwide first, a new and exciting collaborative pilot project will bring filmmaking workshops to local primary schools in Longford. The project, funded through Longford County Council and the Department of Education, as part of the Longford STEAM and Creative Schools programmes, will be delivered by the award winning locally based filmmaking company Shuttermaniac
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Noting it as a once-in-a-generation opportunity, Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O Brien, TD, confirmed the State’s purchase of the World Heritage lands of Dowth Hall and demesne, including Netterville, in Meath and the establishment of a new National Park – the Boyne Valley (Brú na Bóinne) National Park. The property is […]
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The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media Catherine Martin announced her intention to establish a committee to advise on the representation of women and women’s stories within the collections of the National Cultural Institutions. The committee will also consider the possibility of creating a dedicated presentation of women’s stories through a