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#arts council

# arts-council - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'Dear Daughter' director Louis Lentin passes away

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

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

Pictures: Cutting the ribbon to the reopened Light House

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