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# the-arts - Friday 3 April, 2020

Government criticised over schemes aimed at helping artists impacted by coronavirus

Minister Josepha Madigan made the announcement about a number of new initiatives today.

# the-arts - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Over €1.85 million in funding announced to promote Irish artists abroad in more than 40 countries

The funding will help put Irish talent on ‘the world’s finest stages’ in the coming months.

# the-arts - Friday 10 November, 2017

Poll: Are RTÉ's orchestras a good use of licence fee money? Revenue This post contains a poll

Poll: Are RTÉ's orchestras a good use of licence fee money?

The national broadcaster is legally required to maintain orchestras and choirs.

RTÉ is reviewing its €13 million orchestras but it could have a fight on its hands

The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra were founded in 1948.

# the-arts - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Eleanor Catton becomes the youngest ever winner of the Booker Prize

The 28-year-old New Zealander won the fiction award for her 832-page murder mystery The Luminaries.

# the-arts - 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.

# the-arts - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Sky Arts Ignition to invest €230,000 in an Irish arts organisation

Sky Arts has announced it will invest €230,000 in an Irish arts organisation in the next Sky Arts Ignition application round.

# the-arts - Friday 7 September, 2012

Opinion: There should be no debate – artists need money, says Dorothy Cross

Iconic Irish artist Dorothy Cross says the debate on the economic value of the arts is a moot point.

# the-arts - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Column: Culture was Farmleigh's answer; Dublin Castle was about quick economic wins

Of the two forums on global Irish economics, Farmleigh’s message that culture was the answer to our fiscal woes got lost along the way, writes culture business consultant Anna Walsh.

# the-arts - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Mike Murphy warns RTÉ about the dangers of 'too much news'

Murphy said there was a lot of “nervous nellies” around Donnybrook yesterday before his guest slot on Pat Kenny’s radio show over what he was going to say.