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# arts - Thursday 26 June, 2014

NCAD's decision not to replace a furnace 'tells a bigger story about arts funding'
# Glassblowing
# Glassblowing

NCAD's decision not to replace a furnace 'tells a bigger story about arts funding'

Jun 26th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,366 Views 32 Comments

The college has not had capital investment in four years.

# arts - Monday 21 April, 2014

Column: Never waste the lessons of a good recession – capitalise on creative vision
# Arts And Business
# Arts And Business

Column: Never waste the lessons of a good recession – capitalise on creative vision

Apr 21st 2014, 8:30 AM 37 Views 4 Comments

Communities and economies thrive on creative thought and vision – our dancers, writers, thinkers, performers, artists create so much return on the small investments made in them.

# arts - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Gardaí still carrying out "extensive investigations" over killing of white-tailed eagle
# Rare Bird
# Rare Bird

Gardaí still carrying out "extensive investigations" over killing of white-tailed eagle

Apr 19th 2014, 8:15 AM 13,846 Views 47 Comments

A post-mortem carried out on the male eagle confirmed it had been hit with around 50 shotgun pellets.

# arts - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Column: Cinema's enduring fascination with mental disorders can be a force for good
# Mental Health In Film
# Mental Health In Film

Column: Cinema's enduring fascination with mental disorders can be a force for good

Apr 17th 2014, 8:00 AM 1,916 Views 18 Comments

Negative and inaccurate depictions of those living with mental health problems has led to misunderstanding and fear, but there is hope on the horizon.

# arts - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Video column: The priest – a tribute Fr Peter McVerry
# Dublin
# Dublin

Video column: The priest – a tribute Fr Peter McVerry

Apr 13th 2014, 7:31 PM 215 Views 15 Comments

As part of a series of interviews with Dubliners, journalist Eoin Lynch and photographer Deirdre Brennan paint a picture of the characters of the capital.

# arts - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

New Censorship Board being put together...solely to deal with Alan Shatter's 'Laura'
# X Rated
# X Rated

New Censorship Board being put together...solely to deal with Alan Shatter's 'Laura'

Mar 18th 2014, 1:03 PM 16,504 Views 21 Comments

The board have not met since June 2008 and its future is being considered by the Government.

# arts - Monday 17 February, 2014

3,000 people sign petition to save Moore Street's Paris Bakery
# Demolition
# Demolition

3,000 people sign petition to save Moore Street's Paris Bakery

Feb 17th 2014, 4:11 PM 24,406 Views 75 Comments

A room on the premises that has been boarded up for years is being inspected today to see if there are elements relating to the 1916 Rising present.

# arts - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Exchange Dublin 'suspended' because of anti-social behaviour says Temple Bar Cultural Trust
# Frank Exchange
# Frank Exchange

Exchange Dublin 'suspended' because of anti-social behaviour says Temple Bar Cultural Trust

Jan 29th 2014, 5:50 PM 20,279 Views 43 Comments

An upsurge in anti-social behaviour, including a ‘serious assault’ led to the all-ages space being removed from their Temple Bar home, it has been said.

# arts - Friday 24 January, 2014

‘Thou shalt not laugh’: Bible play banned in Northern Ireland
# Holy Show
# Holy Show

‘Thou shalt not laugh’: Bible play banned in Northern Ireland

Jan 24th 2014, 10:49 PM 16,456 Views 136 Comments

A play that was dubbed ‘blasphemous’ has been pulled from a council-run theatre.

# arts - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Column: Irish art and culture is being failed by lazy, inept leadership
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Irish art and culture is being failed by lazy, inept leadership

Jan 22nd 2014, 1:29 PM 84 Views 42 Comments

Our Arts minister is unable to represent his department with any real knowledge, and is therefore failing to exploit what could be a multi-billion euro industry, writes Eoin Lynch.

# arts - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

These amazing rare photos of Limerick, Clare and Kerry are to go on display
# Limerick City Of Culture
# Limerick City Of Culture

These amazing rare photos of Limerick, Clare and Kerry are to go on display

Jan 14th 2014, 11:45 AM 17,594 Views 20 Comments

A German-born professional photographer captured Limerick from 1910 until the 60s and his work is going on display.

# arts - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Technology saving major works in National Gallery
# Preserve Us
# Preserve Us

Technology saving major works in National Gallery

Jan 11th 2014, 10:15 AM 5,402 Views 3 Comments

Priceless art collection preserved for future through latest conservation methods.

# arts - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Former artistic director of Limerick National City of Culture backs new appointment
# Limerick City Of Culture
# Limerick City Of Culture

Former artistic director of Limerick National City of Culture backs new appointment

Jan 7th 2014, 10:29 PM 6,772 Views 10 Comments

Karl Wallace has said that Mike Fitzpatrick’s appointment will ensure that “arts and culture are once more front and centre”.

Deenihan: 'Limerick City of Culture should move forward in a calm and measured way'
# Limerick City Of Culture
# Limerick City Of Culture

Deenihan: 'Limerick City of Culture should move forward in a calm and measured way'

Jan 7th 2014, 2:58 PM 4,310 Views 21 Comments

The Minister for Arts said he met with board members and local art groups.

# arts - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Column: Limerick City of Culture must not be allowed to fail
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Limerick City of Culture must not be allowed to fail

Jan 5th 2014, 7:14 PM 24 Views 44 Comments

The City of Culture is a very important and valuable project for Limerick – and it can still be a success. But there are considerable issues and concerns to be addressed first, writes Sandra McLellan TD.

# arts - Thursday 2 January, 2014

First Fortnight: "We can't just make people talk about mental health issues"
# First Fortnight
# First Fortnight

First Fortnight: "We can't just make people talk about mental health issues"

Jan 2nd 2014, 3:42 PM 9,463 Views 17 Comments

First Fortnight is an arts festival that wants to encourage us to think and talk about mental health. Here’s how.

# arts - Saturday 14 December, 2013

The Week in Photos: Breaking through
# Top Pics
# Top Pics

The Week in Photos: Breaking through

Dec 14th 2013, 6:30 PM 9,402 Views 2 Comments

Pushing out, gathering speed, breaking out.

# arts - Saturday 7 December, 2013

This man is turning fog horns, sirens and a cherry picker into performance art
# Ignite
# Ignite

This man is turning fog horns, sirens and a cherry picker into performance art

Dec 7th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,782 Views 5 Comments

Jez Colborne is the winner of one of the Arts & Disability Ireland’s lucrative commissions.

# arts - Sunday 24 November, 2013

A kettle, a hammer, an Ouch Pouch: the painful secrets of making a ballet shoe fit
# No Princesses
# No Princesses

A kettle, a hammer, an Ouch Pouch: the painful secrets of making a ballet shoe fit

Nov 24th 2013, 5:30 PM 17,490 Views 8 Comments

Ballet Ireland’s Zoe Ashe Brown on ‘breaking in’ a pair of pointe slippers. We weren’t expecting that.

# arts - Saturday 23 November, 2013

The Week in Photos: Autumnal
# Pics
# Pics

The Week in Photos: Autumnal

Nov 23rd 2013, 6:30 PM 15,073 Views 6 Comments

Russets, reds and rubies.

# arts - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

£11 million contract for Belfast's Lyric Theatre was "rigged and manipulated"
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

£11 million contract for Belfast's Lyric Theatre was "rigged and manipulated"

Nov 13th 2013, 11:57 AM 5,658 Views 17 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee in the North says that the rebuilding of the theatre was “significantly flawed”, with the most expensive tender being chosen.

# arts - Saturday 9 November, 2013

The Week in Photos: Grey Matter
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The Week in Photos: Grey Matter

Nov 9th 2013, 6:30 PM 12,768 Views 9 Comments

This is the week that was, in photos…

# arts - Monday 14 October, 2013

Column: Funding to the Arts can’t be stretched any further
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Funding to the Arts can’t be stretched any further

Oct 14th 2013, 7:30 PM 94 Views 62 Comments

The direct impact of the arts on the Irish economy is a good one. So surely an intelligent economic strategy would support this area, rather than starve it? writes Eoin Lynch.

# arts - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Enda Kenny's poetic tribute to Seamus Heaney is quite moving
# RIP
# RIP

Enda Kenny's poetic tribute to Seamus Heaney is quite moving

Sep 24th 2013, 6:24 PM 14,703 Views 68 Comments

He (or his speechwriter) wrote an elegiac homily to the late Nobel laureate poet that evokes Heaney’s Mid-Term Break.

# arts - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Merger of National Library and National Museum boards will save €630,000
# Boards
# Boards

Merger of National Library and National Museum boards will save €630,000

Sep 14th 2013, 8:15 AM 2,867 Views 10 Comments

A statutory nine-person body is to replace the boards of the National Library and National Museum and Jimmy Deenihan says that it will be more efficient and streamlined.

# arts - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Kite-flying isn't all bad... as long as they are real kites
# In Pics
# In Pics

Kite-flying isn't all bad... as long as they are real kites

Sep 7th 2013, 10:00 AM 6,534 Views 8 Comments

Feeling worn down by pre-Budget kite-flying? Take a break with fun from a Bristol fest this week.

# arts - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

GAA fans asked to get in on the act(ing)
# Calling The Hill
# Calling The Hill

GAA fans asked to get in on the act(ing)

Sep 3rd 2013, 9:45 PM 8,797 Views 4 Comments

Dublin Fringe Festival 2013 wants volunteers to take the terrace, sorry – stage, for performance piece about fandom.

# arts - Monday 19 August, 2013

17 tell-tale signs someone studied Arts at college
# Ulysses
From The Daily Edge
# Ulysses

17 tell-tale signs someone studied Arts at college

Aug 19th 2013, 6:00 PM 30,292 Views 72 Comments

Greek and Roman Civilisations. So handy.

# arts - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Column: Women on Screen – must we stay on the fringes of film?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Women on Screen – must we stay on the fringes of film?

Aug 18th 2013, 7:30 PM 110 Views 89 Comments

Women have been pushed out of meaningful roles by Hollywood, which is focusing on mass-market appeal at the box office. But there is light at the end of the tunnel, writes Deirdre McMahon.

# arts - Saturday 10 August, 2013

New art exhibition will be accessible to blind audiences
# Art
# Art

New art exhibition will be accessible to blind audiences

Aug 10th 2013, 8:45 AM 3,539 Views 2 Comments

New technology will describe an art exhibition at the Kilkenny Arts Festival to visually impaired members of the public.

# arts - Monday 5 August, 2013

Limerick offers new subsidised homes to artists
# Arts
# Arts

Limerick offers new subsidised homes to artists

Aug 5th 2013, 7:45 AM 8,028 Views 51 Comments

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.

# arts - Friday 26 July, 2013

Last day to apply to feature in new Irish music showcase
# New Talent
# New Talent

Last day to apply to feature in new Irish music showcase

Jul 26th 2013, 3:29 PM 4,545 Views 5 Comments

Hard Working Class Heroes is Ireland’s annual showcase and conference to get young Irish talent on the road to music success.

# arts - Sunday 21 July, 2013

13 works of art made from Google Maps images
# C-art-ography
# C-art-ography

13 works of art made from Google Maps images

Jul 21st 2013, 11:30 AM 9,341 Views 26 Comments

Artist Jenny Odell has brought together satellite images of common topographical features to create unusual works.

# arts - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Free history lectures to shed light on Ireland's past
# History
# History

Free history lectures to shed light on Ireland's past

Jul 9th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,892 Views 18 Comments

The initiative was launched by Minister Jimmy Deenihan last night.

# arts - 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 - Friday 15 March, 2013

400 events promoting Irish arts organised across Europe for Ireland’s EU Presidency
# Arts
# Arts

400 events promoting Irish arts organised across Europe for Ireland’s EU Presidency

Mar 15th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,475 Views 4 Comments

Hundreds of events are taking place across all Member States of the European Union to help promote Irish culture during the country’s EU Presidency.

# arts - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Science, business and agriculture courses increase in CAO popularity
# Third Level
# Third Level

Science, business and agriculture courses increase in CAO popularity

Mar 9th 2013, 4:20 PM 7,096 Views 16 Comments

However teaching, medicine and arts have all dropped.

# arts - Friday 8 March, 2013

24 breathtaking photos taken by Irish camera club members
# In The Frame
# In The Frame

24 breathtaking photos taken by Irish camera club members

Mar 8th 2013, 9:34 PM 38,088 Views 35 Comments

Irish Photographic Federation competition shows off some of the best photos taken by Irish enthusiasts this past year.

# arts - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

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

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

Feb 13th 2013, 10:03 PM 23,402 Views 26 Comments

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

# arts - Sunday 6 January, 2013

€150k fund to support artists with disabilities or mental health problems
# Careers
# Careers

€150k fund to support artists with disabilities or mental health problems

Jan 6th 2013, 7:30 AM 2,731 Views 0 Comments

The fund, which is being run by the Rehab Group, will help people to pursue careers in the arts over the next five years.