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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 4,554 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.

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 9,377 Views 26 Comments

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

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 6,916 Views 18 Comments

The initiative was launched by Minister Jimmy Deenihan last night.

'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 4,572 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.

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 3,496 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.

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 7,115 Views 16 Comments

However teaching, medicine and arts have all dropped.

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 38,227 Views 35 Comments

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

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 23,413 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.

€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 2,750 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.

Irish Film Institute highlights Roman Polanski films
# Film
# Film

Irish Film Institute highlights Roman Polanski films

Jan 4th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,812 Views 31 Comments

Controversial director under the spotlight in January schedule of films as two of his major movies are re-released.

In pics: Ellis Island and its 'huddled masses'
# Social History
# Social History

In pics: Ellis Island and its 'huddled masses'

Jan 1st 2013, 11:00 AM 14,991 Views 21 Comments

Archive photographs show “the tired, the poor” – and the occasional imposter Russian prince – who made up the millions passing through US immigration terminal from 1892.

19 absolutely stunning Sony World Photography contenders

19 absolutely stunning Sony World Photography contenders

Dec 27th 2012, 9:00 PM 26,022 Views 24 Comments

There is just one week left for entries in prestigious global contest – and the competition is fierce.

Every Hitchcock film ever to play in Irish Film Institute
# Call Me Al
# Call Me Al

Every Hitchcock film ever to play in Irish Film Institute

Dec 4th 2012, 8:30 PM 4,388 Views 10 Comments

Well, every one of his 52 surviving films. Which is rather a lot.

New arts programme for people with intellectual disabilities to be launched
# Arts
# Arts

New arts programme for people with intellectual disabilities to be launched

Nov 29th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,458 Views 8 Comments

Organisers will offer classes in drama, dance and art for those with intellectual disabilities – saying that such activities help people to develop ‘better and faster’.

The week in photos: Stellar
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos: Stellar

Nov 17th 2012, 6:30 PM 7,280 Views 5 Comments

This is the week that was, in photos…

How art and social media helps us understand what it's like to be ill
# Experience
# Experience

How art and social media helps us understand what it's like to be ill

Nov 11th 2012, 11:00 AM 4,008 Views 1 Comment

International symposium in Cork to hear how experience of illness expressed through music, dialogue, fiction, film and other arts – as well as through social media.

Host of famous Irish artists' work to go under hammer
# Masterpieces
# Masterpieces

Host of famous Irish artists' work to go under hammer

Nov 3rd 2012, 8:45 AM 8,828 Views 8 Comments

Paintings from Paul Henry, Jack B Yeats, Harry Clarke and Louis le Brocquy to be sold in London this month.

Amy Winehouse play to open in Denmark
# Amy
# Amy

Amy Winehouse play to open in Denmark

Oct 25th 2012, 9:56 AM 2,924 Views 19 Comments

Danish Royal Theatre in Copenhagen to focus on life of late singer

Ai Weiwei, Pussy Riot make art world power list
# Art Power
# Art Power

Ai Weiwei, Pussy Riot make art world power list

Oct 18th 2012, 11:43 AM 1,844 Views 1 Comment

Art Review magazine’s annual Power 100 list includes the Chinese and Russian dissidents in its top 100 influential figures in the art world.

€5k up for grabs for Irish language short film
# Fisin
# Fisin

€5k up for grabs for Irish language short film

Oct 14th 2012, 7:45 AM 3,041 Views 4 Comments

Dingle Film Festival is launching its third scheme to support a fresh new short idea… as Gaeilge.

Charlie Haughey drama trilogy gets major chunk of €4.5m BAI funding
# Sound And Vision
# Sound And Vision

Charlie Haughey drama trilogy gets major chunk of €4.5m BAI funding

Oct 11th 2012, 7:15 AM 6,868 Views 31 Comments

Trilogy charting Ireland through Charlie Haughey for RTÉ gets €1m funding and TG4 crime drama Corp + Anam lands €775k of the pot.

Internationally renowned Wexford Festival Opera attracts 'heartening endorsement'
# Culture
# Culture

Internationally renowned Wexford Festival Opera attracts 'heartening endorsement'

Oct 9th 2012, 1:30 PM 4,308 Views 7 Comments

The 61st Wexford Festival Opera is close to selling out with more than a fortnight to go before opening.

Irish TV series gets third season on BBC...
# TV
# TV

Irish TV series gets third season on BBC...

Oct 8th 2012, 4:58 PM 16,809 Views 25 Comments

…and animation company behind it hopes to create 60 new jobs.

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 3,927 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.

VIDEO: RTÉ's one-take promo for Big Week is impressive...
# One-stop Shop
# One-stop Shop

VIDEO: RTÉ's one-take promo for Big Week is impressive...

Oct 8th 2012, 11:12 AM 7,509 Views 31 Comments

…but we also like a similar idea performed by a school in Lisburn earlier this year.

iPhoneography: An experiment in pictures
# In Pics
# In Pics

iPhoneography: An experiment in pictures

Oct 7th 2012, 6:30 PM 26,664 Views 17 Comments

Fan of Instagram? Wait until you see what this photographer has done with his smartphone and some of the latest picture apps out there…

In pics: 10 years of Hard Working Class Heroes
# Irish Music
# Irish Music

In pics: 10 years of Hard Working Class Heroes

Oct 5th 2012, 12:00 PM 5,244 Views 7 Comments

Music festival celebrates a decade of promoting and helps new Irish talent.

Vanishing phoneboxes doc represents Ireland in China fest
# Bye Bye Now
# Bye Bye Now

Vanishing phoneboxes doc represents Ireland in China fest

Oct 5th 2012, 9:40 AM 11,705 Views 8 Comments

Bye Bye Now, which shows how phoneboxes acted as a hub for love and life, picked to represent the nation in EU Film Festival across four Chinese cities.

The FBI’s 10 most sought-after pieces of stolen art
# Masterpieces
# Masterpieces

The FBI’s 10 most sought-after pieces of stolen art

Sep 30th 2012, 7:45 AM 9,899 Views 5 Comments

A Renoir, a Picasso and a very pricey violin count among the lost masterpieces.

Abbey Theatre can rebuild on current site after buying adjoining land
# Abbey Theatre
# Abbey Theatre

Abbey Theatre can rebuild on current site after buying adjoining land

Sep 26th 2012, 12:21 PM 2,669 Views 5 Comments

The theatre – which had been considered for moves elsewhere in recent years – will now stay at its current location.

Winners of Absolut Fringe Awards revealed
# Absolut Fringe
# Absolut Fringe

Winners of Absolut Fringe Awards revealed

Sep 24th 2012, 6:15 AM 3,959 Views 5 Comments

Dogs, Farm and Death of the Tradesmen were the big winners last night.

Nutshell Review: Funk
# Absolut Fringe
# Absolut Fringe

Nutshell Review: Funk

Sep 23rd 2012, 8:00 PM 3,866 Views 0 Comments

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2012.

WIN: Tickets to an ABSOLUT Fringe show tomorrow
# Absolut Fringe
# Absolut Fringe

WIN: Tickets to an ABSOLUT Fringe show tomorrow

Sep 22nd 2012, 10:00 AM 1,660 Views 0 Comments

Win a pair of tickets to a hot Fringe show – and then tell us what you think of it for our readers’ review series.

Nutshell review: DISCOnnected
# Absolut Fringe
# Absolut Fringe

Nutshell review: DISCOnnected

Sep 21st 2012, 8:10 PM 2,589 Views 0 Comments

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2012.

Nutshell review: Codes
# Absolut Fringe
# Absolut Fringe

Nutshell review: Codes

Sep 21st 2012, 7:45 PM 1,900 Views 0 Comments

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2012.

It's Culture Night around Ireland - so what's on?
# Culture Night
# Culture Night

It's Culture Night around Ireland - so what's on?

Sep 21st 2012, 11:34 AM 4,806 Views 6 Comments

A record 34 towns, cities and counties will tonight offer cultural discovery for all ages. Check out what museums, galleries, studios and events you can explore free of charge.

WIN: Tickets to an ABSOLUT Fringe show tomorrow
# ABSOLUT Fringe 2012
# ABSOLUT Fringe 2012

WIN: Tickets to an ABSOLUT Fringe show tomorrow

Sep 21st 2012, 10:00 AM 1,267 Views 0 Comments

Win a pair of tickets to a hot Fringe show – and then tell us what you think of it for our readers’ review series.

Nutshell review: Chemistry
# Absolut Fringe
# Absolut Fringe

Nutshell review: Chemistry

Sep 20th 2012, 8:15 PM 3,652 Views 0 Comments

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2012.

Nutshell review: Foil, Arms and Hog... Cymbology
# Absolut Fringe
# Absolut Fringe

Nutshell review: Foil, Arms and Hog... Cymbology

Sep 20th 2012, 7:50 PM 2,517 Views 0 Comments

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2012.

WIN: Tickets to an ABSOLUT Fringe show tomorrow
# Absolut Fringe
# Absolut Fringe

WIN: Tickets to an ABSOLUT Fringe show tomorrow

Sep 20th 2012, 10:00 AM 1,370 Views 0 Comments

Win a pair of tickets to a hot Fringe show – and then tell us what you think of it for our readers’ review series.