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# arts - Friday 3 March, 2017

iTunes visionary praises Irish pledge to give all children access to arts and coding
# CREATIVE IRELAND
# CREATIVE IRELAND

iTunes visionary praises Irish pledge to give all children access to arts and coding

Mar 3rd 2017, 6:38 PM 7,218 Views 2 Comments

Project to roll out free tuition in arts, drama, music and coding is attracting international attention.

# arts - Monday 13 February, 2017

These are the 56 arts and culture centres that will benefit from €9 million in funding
# Capital Investment
# Capital Investment

These are the 56 arts and culture centres that will benefit from €9 million in funding

Feb 13th 2017, 10:25 PM 11,127 Views 10 Comments

Over 85% of the funding is going to projects outside Dublin.

# arts - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Russborough House is getting thousands in public funding for the first time in years
# Repairs
# Repairs

Russborough House is getting thousands in public funding for the first time in years

Dec 29th 2016, 2:47 PM 10,346 Views 9 Comments

In recent years the popular tourist attraction, constructed in the mid 1700s and located close to the Blessington Lakes, has faced funding difficulties.

# arts - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Writer and 'rare public intellectual' Anthony Cronin has died
# RIP
# RIP

Writer and 'rare public intellectual' Anthony Cronin has died

Dec 28th 2016, 12:43 PM 14,261 Views 19 Comments

He was 88 years old and is survived by his wife and daughter.

# arts - Monday 19 December, 2016

Government delays the sale of Pearse's last surrender letter
# 1916 Leader
# 1916 Leader

Government delays the sale of Pearse's last surrender letter

Dec 19th 2016, 9:38 PM 11,641 Views 27 Comments

The letter was added to the Register of Cultural Objects last Friday evening, which will delay the sale for a year.

# arts - Saturday 10 December, 2016

'Another great loss to Irish letters' - John Montague dies aged 87
# RIP
# RIP

'Another great loss to Irish letters' - John Montague dies aged 87

Dec 10th 2016, 12:45 PM 9,129 Views 7 Comments

He passed away at his home in Nice and it is expected he will be laid to rest in Tyrone.

# arts - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Government to block bill calling for new public holiday, despite one of its own calling for the same thing
# Spoilsports
# Spoilsports

Government to block bill calling for new public holiday, despite one of its own calling for the same thing

Nov 3rd 2016, 6:01 AM 15,811 Views 25 Comments

The Public Holidays Bill 2016 is being brought before the Dáil today by Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh.

# arts - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Paris has finally opened its first-ever Oscar Wilde exhibition
# Running Wilde
# Running Wilde

Paris has finally opened its first-ever Oscar Wilde exhibition

Oct 1st 2016, 9:30 AM 11,912 Views 2 Comments

The writer died in the French capital.

# arts - Friday 8 July, 2016

Calls for a fixed date in the year to remember Ireland's Great Famine
# Commemorations
# Commemorations

Calls for a fixed date in the year to remember Ireland's Great Famine

Jul 8th 2016, 6:15 AM 17,734 Views 89 Comments

The current commemorations do not have a specific date.

# arts - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Dublin City Council set to ban backing tracks for buskers - but amplifiers are ok
# Back Off
# Back Off

Dublin City Council set to ban backing tracks for buskers - but amplifiers are ok

Jun 21st 2016, 3:44 PM 12,134 Views 61 Comments

Backing tracks are seen as a means of assisting (or even replacing) a performance.

# arts - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Poll: Should the government increase arts spending by 445%?
# Heritage
# Heritage

Poll: Should the government increase arts spending by 445%?

May 18th 2016, 10:03 AM 26,450 Views 102 Comments

People are calling for a minimum spend.

# arts - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Heaney's attic study to be recreated in former RUC station in Derry
# Homeplace
# Homeplace

Heaney's attic study to be recreated in former RUC station in Derry

May 17th 2016, 9:11 PM 9,730 Views 10 Comments

It’s for a new arts centre which will open in his name in Bellaghy.

# arts - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

RTÉ had another 'Riverdance moment' last night
# Centenary
# Centenary

RTÉ had another 'Riverdance moment' last night

Mar 29th 2016, 9:32 AM 69,683 Views 58 Comments

Centenary, which gathered together some of Ireland’s most talented musicians and performers, gave everyone goosebumps.

# arts - Saturday 5 March, 2016

18 things all Irish arts students know to be true
# Arts Degree
From The Daily Edge
# Arts Degree

18 things all Irish arts students know to be true

Mar 5th 2016, 3:00 PM 7,957 Views 0 Comments

GIDDENS, GIDDENS.

# arts - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

This Irish arts festival has helped get mental health on the national agenda
# First Fortnight
# First Fortnight

This Irish arts festival has helped get mental health on the national agenda

Dec 30th 2015, 6:05 AM 6,836 Views 2 Comments

One of its founders tells us how they did it.

# arts - Friday 23 October, 2015

No plans for the bank holiday? Here's what's on over the long weekend
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

No plans for the bank holiday? Here's what's on over the long weekend

Oct 23rd 2015, 6:19 PM 15,475 Views 18 Comments

A quick round-up of the weekend’s best events.

# arts - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Stuck for weekend plans? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

Stuck for weekend plans? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland

Aug 13th 2015, 9:00 PM 18,261 Views 15 Comments

A quick round-up of weekend events taking place across the country.

# arts - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are the best events from around the country
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are the best events from around the country

Aug 6th 2015, 8:15 PM 18,034 Views 24 Comments

A quick round-up of the weekend’s best days out.

# arts - Thursday 30 July, 2015

No plans for the bank holiday? Here are the best events lined up this weekend
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

No plans for the bank holiday? Here are the best events lined up this weekend

Jul 30th 2015, 9:00 PM 22,707 Views 50 Comments

A quick round-up of the long weekend’s best days out.

# arts - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Goodbye to the Dublin that 'was about bars with neon lights and s**t music'
# Homebeat
# Homebeat

Goodbye to the Dublin that 'was about bars with neon lights and s**t music'

Jul 26th 2015, 7:30 PM 23,254 Views 18 Comments

A festival called Another Love Story takes place in a stately manor in Co Meath – and its founder talked to us about what makes it different.

# arts - Friday 24 July, 2015

Looking for a weekend plan? Here's what you don't want to miss
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

Looking for a weekend plan? Here's what you don't want to miss

Jul 24th 2015, 6:30 PM 27,528 Views 9 Comments

A round-up of the best events happening around the country this weekend.

# arts - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Stuck for things to do this weekend? Here's what's going on around the country
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

Stuck for things to do this weekend? Here's what's going on around the country

Jul 16th 2015, 10:00 PM 22,889 Views 22 Comments

A quick round-up of weekend events taking place across Ireland.

# arts - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

A giant balloon is dangling 10 enormous boobs over Galway
# Breast Is Best
# Breast Is Best

A giant balloon is dangling 10 enormous boobs over Galway

Jul 15th 2015, 9:14 PM 30,819 Views 26 Comments

Magical mammaries.

# arts - Friday 10 July, 2015

Looking for a good day out? Here's what's happening around Ireland this weekend
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

Looking for a good day out? Here's what's happening around Ireland this weekend

Jul 10th 2015, 9:00 PM 30,892 Views 20 Comments

A quick round-up of weekend events taking place across Ireland.

# arts - Thursday 9 July, 2015

This Irish festival is quickly shedding its 'best-kept secret' status
# On The Up
# On The Up

This Irish festival is quickly shedding its 'best-kept secret' status

Jul 9th 2015, 10:25 AM 20,403 Views 3 Comments

It’s been going for 15 years.

# arts - Friday 3 July, 2015

Looking for a weekend plan? Here's what's happening around the country
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

Looking for a weekend plan? Here's what's happening around the country

Jul 3rd 2015, 5:25 PM 35,260 Views 31 Comments

These are just some of the big events on this weekend.

# arts - Friday 26 June, 2015

No plans for the weekend yet? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland
# County-by-county Guide
# County-by-county Guide

No plans for the weekend yet? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland

Jun 26th 2015, 8:00 PM 18,638 Views 12 Comments

These are just some of the big events happening around the country.

Christie's formally withdraws Russborough paintings from auction
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Christie's formally withdraws Russborough paintings from auction

Jun 26th 2015, 2:57 PM 8,245 Views 0 Comments

… but there’s an October deadline to come up with other philanthropic alternatives to keep the paintings is Ireland.

# arts - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Stuck for a weekend plan? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

Stuck for a weekend plan? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland

Jun 18th 2015, 9:00 PM 26,313 Views 17 Comments

A quick round-up of events happening around the country.

# arts - Thursday 5 March, 2015

My favourite female characters are warm, wilful and – above all – flawed
# Opinion
# Opinion

My favourite female characters are warm, wilful and – above all – flawed

Mar 5th 2015, 12:57 PM 970 Views 6 Comments

The push for strong female characters literature is great, but let’s remember that ‘strong’ doesn’t mean ‘perfect’.

# arts - Monday 19 January, 2015

James Blunt pens scathing response to MP who called him 'posh'
# To Put It Bluntly
From The Daily Edge
# To Put It Bluntly

James Blunt pens scathing response to MP who called him 'posh'

Jan 19th 2015, 1:44 PM 4,786 Views 2 Comments

Blunt called the MP a “classist gimp”.

# arts - Friday 16 January, 2015

Animal rights groups welcome cut in funding for animal circuses
# Big Tops
# Big Tops

Animal rights groups welcome cut in funding for animal circuses

Jan 16th 2015, 7:00 AM 5,893 Views 32 Comments

Which is €15,000 less than last year.

# arts - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

"We're fighting for it": Artists transform derelict building - now they're in danger of losing it
# Cork City
# Cork City

"We're fighting for it": Artists transform derelict building - now they're in danger of losing it

Dec 16th 2014, 7:15 AM 9,389 Views 11 Comments

NAMA own the location, and it is now on the market.

# arts - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

It's been Ireland's City of Culture, now Limerick is bidding to be Europe's
# Tourism
# Tourism

It's been Ireland's City of Culture, now Limerick is bidding to be Europe's

Nov 5th 2014, 5:24 PM 9,055 Views 25 Comments

They are not the only Irish city interested though…

# arts - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Will we be welcoming more celebrities to Ireland next year?
# Irish Film
# Irish Film

Will we be welcoming more celebrities to Ireland next year?

Oct 14th 2014, 6:15 PM 4,517 Views 1 Comment

More films? More film stars?

# arts - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Video: 'At the time, there were few plays that expressed what I was thinking'
# Theatre
# Theatre

Video: 'At the time, there were few plays that expressed what I was thinking'

Sep 4th 2014, 5:38 PM 74 Views 2 Comments

Steve Berkoff is recognisable to many as Victor Maitland from Beverly Hills Cop, or Colonel Podovsky in Rambo – but there’s much more to this writer and actor.

# arts - Friday 29 August, 2014

Gaeltacht Minister shows Irish classes are paying off with 'as gaeilge' radio performance
# Smugairle Roin
# Smugairle Roin

Gaeltacht Minister shows Irish classes are paying off with 'as gaeilge' radio performance

Aug 29th 2014, 10:56 AM 8,284 Views 37 Comments

Minister of State Joe McHugh showed that his intensive summer language courses had paid off in an interview on Raidio na Gaeltachta.

# arts - Friday 15 August, 2014

'Great sadness' as Waterford's Red Kettle Theatre Company closes
# Arts Funding
# Arts Funding

'Great sadness' as Waterford's Red Kettle Theatre Company closes

Aug 15th 2014, 10:35 AM 8,260 Views 15 Comments

There will be several job losses as a result of the closure.

# arts - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Heather Humphreys battles pirates to bring Culture Night news to the masses
# Ahoy Matey
# Ahoy Matey

Heather Humphreys battles pirates to bring Culture Night news to the masses

Aug 14th 2014, 12:04 PM 8,510 Views 13 Comments

The national event will take place on Friday 19 September.

New Gaeltacht minister: No, I haven't started Irish lessons yet
# Cúpla Focail
# Cúpla Focail

New Gaeltacht minister: No, I haven't started Irish lessons yet

Aug 14th 2014, 11:40 AM 16,531 Views 132 Comments

Heather Humphreys, the senior minister at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, has admitted her command of the language isn’t the best.