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# arts-council - Friday 28 February, 2020

Arts Council to meet three people who signed letter about bullying and harrassment in sector next week
# Open Letter
# Open Letter

Arts Council to meet three people who signed letter about bullying and harrassment in sector next week

Feb 28th 2020, 4:24 PM 10,723 Views 3 Comments

Nearly 200 people signed an open letter to the Arts Council and the Department of Culture recently.

# arts-council - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Arts Council freezes €300k in Abbey funding following complaints by actors and directors
# Not Very Abbey
# Not Very Abbey

Arts Council freezes €300k in Abbey funding following complaints by actors and directors

Jan 8th 2019, 9:48 PM 15,618 Views 15 Comments

In a statement today, the council said that it has sought assurances from the national theatre.

# arts-council - Friday 16 March, 2018

'I'm gutted': Writers and directors due to receive Filmbase funding 'left hanging'
# Grants
# Grants

'I'm gutted': Writers and directors due to receive Filmbase funding 'left hanging'

Mar 16th 2018, 3:13 PM 10,607 Views 11 Comments

Many of these projects were due to start shooting this spring.

# arts-council - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Workshops on sexual harassment and bullying to be held for Irish arts groups
# In The Spotlight
# In The Spotlight

Workshops on sexual harassment and bullying to be held for Irish arts groups

Nov 9th 2017, 7:51 AM 6,102 Views 32 Comments

The announcement follows allegations of harassment and bullying made by women who worked at the Gate Theatre.

# arts-council - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Minister meets with Arts Council over Gate Theatre allegations
# Sexual Harrasment
# Sexual Harrasment

Minister meets with Arts Council over Gate Theatre allegations

Nov 7th 2017, 7:56 PM 8,765 Views 35 Comments

The meeting focused on whether further actions should be taken.

# arts-council - Saturday 10 December, 2016

What's your favourite childhood book? New campaign tries to get kids reading for Christmas
# Books
# Books

What's your favourite childhood book? New campaign tries to get kids reading for Christmas

Dec 10th 2016, 5:00 PM 12,172 Views 99 Comments

Research shows over half of Irish parents would like to read to their children more.

# arts-council - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Here's what political parties would do for Irish film and music if you elect them
# Check Their Policies
# Check Their Policies

Here's what political parties would do for Irish film and music if you elect them

Feb 21st 2016, 6:57 PM 11,402 Views 40 Comments

We had a look at the main parties’ arts policies to see what they promise.

# arts-council - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Arts Council doles out €30m among 200 arts organisations around Ireland
# Cash For Culture
# Cash For Culture

Arts Council doles out €30m among 200 arts organisations around Ireland

Jan 8th 2015, 4:04 PM 6,205 Views 15 Comments

The council said it was mindful to help position the arts to benefit from and play a full part in the national recovery.

# arts-council - Monday 20 October, 2014

Arts Council announce nominees for new Irish fiction laureate award
# Saints And Scholars
# Saints And Scholars

Arts Council announce nominees for new Irish fiction laureate award

Oct 20th 2014, 1:35 PM 5,094 Views 11 Comments

The winner will receive €150,000 over three years and is set to be announced in January next year.

# arts-council - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Animal circuses are a shameful cruelty that you should avoid funding
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Aaron McKenna: Animal circuses are a shameful cruelty that you should avoid funding

Aug 9th 2014, 8:00 AM 932 Views 103 Comments

Hopefully in 100 years we’ll look back on animals in circuses like we now do about Victorian ‘freak show’ performances using disabled people.

# arts-council - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

'Dear Daughter' director Louis Lentin passes away
# RIP
# RIP

'Dear Daughter' director Louis Lentin passes away

Jul 23rd 2014, 12:31 PM 5,843 Views 3 Comments

Director Lentin is well known for highlighting abuse in Irish institutions in his documentary about Christine Buckley’s childhood.

# arts-council - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Calling all harpers: The Arts Council wants you
# Harping On
# Harping On

Calling all harpers: The Arts Council wants you

Jun 21st 2014, 10:15 AM 5,746 Views 9 Comments

A major survey is being carried out to “help shape the future of the harp in Ireland”.

# arts-council - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Artists receive over €3 million in bursaries over the past three years
# Supporting The Arts
# Supporting The Arts

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

Sep 12th 2013, 9:25 PM 7,961 Views 88 Comments

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

# arts-council - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Ireland's answer to Cirque du Soleil takes to the air
# Cirque D'eire
# Cirque D'eire

Ireland's answer to Cirque du Soleil takes to the air

Jul 28th 2013, 8:30 PM 13,489 Views 10 Comments

Landfall, an exciting new circus theatre show, will debut in Dublin in August.

# arts-council - Thursday 27 June, 2013

'We need to get away from Celtic Tiger thinking' – Arts Council
# Arts
# Arts

'We need to get away from Celtic Tiger thinking' – Arts Council

Jun 27th 2013, 8:45 PM 4,559 Views 19 Comments

The arts has “untapped potential”, supports almost 21,000 jobs in Ireland and has the potential to create more, the Arts Council has said.

# arts-council - Monday 8 October, 2012

Arts provide significant direct and indirect employment to economy - report
# Arts
# Arts

Arts provide significant direct and indirect employment to economy - report

Oct 8th 2012, 2:30 PM 3,891 Views 18 Comments

The arts sector is a ‘major’ employer in Ireland – with Arts Council supported jobs generating an annual turnover of €184 million, according to a new report.

# arts-council - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Pictures: Cutting the ribbon to the reopened Light House
# Light House Cinema
# Light House Cinema

Pictures: Cutting the ribbon to the reopened Light House

Jan 17th 2012, 2:30 PM 2,950 Views 3 Comments

Official takeover by Element Pictures rubberstamped this morning – and the cinema is looking as colourful as ever.