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# artists - Sunday 18 June, 2017

# artists - Monday 12 June, 2017

Writers and artists will now find it a lot easier to get social welfare

The government initiative will allow artists access social welfare supports.

# artists - Friday 17 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge It's Different For Girls - women love music, make music and are good at music, thanks very much Twist And Shout

It's Different For Girls - women love music, make music and are good at music, thanks very much

“Women gather in kitchens at parties and drunkenly point at their friends and say ‘THIS IS OUR SONG’ about every single song and then get them in a headlock”. Jenn Gannon is here for women and she’s here for music.

# artists - Friday 10 June, 2016

8 of the best pieces of street art around Ireland

Iconic, ironic or just beautiful. Check them out.

# artists - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Irish stars are calling for the 8th Amendment to be repealed

More than 240 artists have already joined the campaign.

# artists - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Poll: Should the government give financial support to Irish bands? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government give financial support to Irish bands?

TD Mick Wallace says they need more support so they’re not relying on the dole.

# artists - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Over 700 artists announce a 'cultural boycott' of Israel

They say they will not accept invitations to Israel, or funding from institutions linked to its government.

# artists - Saturday 6 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 beautiful illustrations that capture what it means to be Irish Art

# artists - Monday 30 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Charles Saatchi's website is selling paintings of him strangling Nigella Lawson Saatchi

Charles Saatchi's website is selling paintings of him strangling Nigella Lawson

The paintings are selling for up to €21,958.

# artists - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Here's what it's like to live inside this unusual 114-year-old fire station

It’s home to 10 visual artists – and the building next door has been converted into apartments for them too.

# artists - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Here's why indie artists are against YouTube's new music service

Terms concerning the rates paid to artists and the inability to release songs or videos exclusively to another platform are the main reasons behind the dispute.

# artists - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Here's President Higgins looking quite pleased with a new painting he was given

The President was presented with the painting by one of the winners of the Texaco Children’s Art Competition.

# artists - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Column: So Lady Gaga is a 'control freak' who wants photos retouched ... can you blame her?

We can’t really whinge at Lady Gaga for wanting control over her own image – after all, her image is her livelihood, writes Lisa McInerney.

# artists - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

National Gallery to give out new €20,000 portrait prize

The winner will get to have their work exhibited at the National Gallery.

# artists - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Pics: Don't try this at home... meet the 'human hamsters' In Orbit This post contains images

Pics: Don't try this at home... meet the 'human hamsters'

Two artists are living in a hamster wheel for 10 days… one on the outside and one on the inside.

"Women are under-represented": The show bringing gender balance to the Irish arts

Sinead O’Connor, Margaretta D’Arcy and Alice Maher are all set to feature on a one-off edition of Imeall on TG4, which strives for gender-balance on all is shows.

# artists - Friday 21 February, 2014

# artists - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Column: We should be concerned about how complacent our artists have become

There is the lack of any serious radical political or cultural response to the current crisis in Ireland, writes Ciaran McCullagh.

# artists - Monday 3 February, 2014

Column: Why Exchange Dublin desperately needs your support

The eviction of Exchange is not just a problem for the people who participate in it, it is a problem for anyone who believes that the people who live in a city should have a say over how it is used, valued and managed, writes Patrick Bresnihan.

YouTube reveals it paid out over $1 billion to the music industry

The streaming site revealed the figure after being criticised for not paying artists enough for their work.

# artists - Monday 20 January, 2014

Spotify allowing artists to sell merchandise on site

The feature allows Irish artists to sell their own merchandise and highlight concert listings on the site.

# artists - Friday 17 January, 2014

Protest being held condemning the jailing of Margaretta D’Arcy

The 79-year-old woman was jailed for three months for trespassing on the runway at Shannon Airport.

# artists - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Artists receive over €3 million in bursaries over the past three years

The bursaries help artists who have no other income to alleviate the financial pressure of pursuing their talents.

# artists - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Activists and outsiders: Unsung heroes celebrated in the Dublin Fringe Festival Dublin Fringe Festival This post contains images

Activists and outsiders: Unsung heroes celebrated in the Dublin Fringe Festival

The 2013 Dublin Fringe Festival, launched today, offers a celebration of political and social engagement by new and returning artists over 18 days of exciting and thought-provoking shows.

# artists - Monday 5 August, 2013

Limerick offers new subsidised homes to artists

The project from the Limerick Arts Officel will see selected artists moving into six apartments in John’s Square in the city’s cultural quarter.

# artists - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Urban art as a 'force for good' on Thomas St

The street art project by Urban Evolve will see up to 15 artists working to transform parts of the historic street.

# artists - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Host of famous Irish artists' work to go under hammer

Paintings from Paul Henry, Jack B Yeats, Harry Clarke and Louis le Brocquy to be sold in London this month.

# artists - Monday 6 August, 2012

In pictures: Art in the Olympic Park London 2012 This post contains videos This post contains images

In pictures: Art in the Olympic Park

There’s not just sport to look at in the park, there’s art too.

# artists - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Virtual 3D gallery wraps around empty Dublin shop unit Prettyvacant This post contains images

Virtual 3D gallery wraps around empty Dublin shop unit

It’s the latest project by the PrettyvacanT team, who are making use of recessionary empty spaces.

# artists - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Six Irish artists get high-profile NYC showcase Good News This post contains images

Six Irish artists get high-profile NYC showcase

The contemporary artists take part in an exhibition at the American Irish Historical Society next month. You can see the work of one of them in Dublin this month.

# artists - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Dublin animation company creates 50 jobs for Disney production

Boulder Media has started working on a new Disney comedy series Randy Cunningham: Ninth Grade Ninja.

# artists - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Irish artists team up with US peers to go back to black Dubh This post contains images

Irish artists team up with US peers to go back to black

What happens when you make art inspired by the colour black? You create weird, wonderful and breathtaking shapes, as these Irish artists show.

# artists - Friday 10 February, 2012

Vacant buildings could be used for art in new Dublin plan

A new initiative is encouraging property owners to allow artists to stage temporary events in unused buildings.

# artists - Friday 9 December, 2011

Ireland develops world's first 3D surface anatomy guide 3D

Ireland develops world's first 3D surface anatomy guide

A team of artists, anatomists and engineers have proven that 3D is not just useful for blockbuster movies – it can stand in for “live models” too.