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# the-arts - Monday 23 August, 2021

'We got it wrong - sorry': Arts Council apologises for controversial Nina Simone segregation ad
# The Arts
# The Arts

'We got it wrong - sorry': Arts Council apologises for controversial Nina Simone segregation ad

Aug 23rd 2021, 10:56 AM 45,928 Views 39 Comments

The ad was part of a campaign about arts “flourishing” in spite of adversity.

# the-arts - Friday 11 June, 2021

Opinion: Basic income for Ireland's artists? It's about time
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Basic income for Ireland's artists? It's about time

Updated Jun 11th 2021, 2:29 PM 11,398 Views 24 Comments

Arts programmer Naoise Nunn looks at why it’s important the arts are funded – and valued.

# the-arts - Friday 3 April, 2020

Government criticised over schemes aimed at helping artists impacted by coronavirus
# Funding
# Funding

Government criticised over schemes aimed at helping artists impacted by coronavirus

Apr 3rd 2020, 6:08 PM 31,701 Views 64 Comments

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 Arts
# The Arts

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

Jan 9th 2020, 3:39 PM 8,575 Views 15 Comments

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
# Revenue

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

Nov 10th 2017, 9:57 AM 41,486 Views 152 Comments

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 Arts
# The Arts

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

Nov 10th 2017, 8:50 AM 18,447 Views 66 Comments

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
# Winning
# Winning

Eleanor Catton becomes the youngest ever winner of the Booker Prize

Oct 15th 2013, 10:54 PM 9,152 Views 10 Comments

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
# Supporting The Arts
# Supporting The Arts

Artists receive over €3 million in bursaries over the past three years

Sep 12th 2013, 9:25 PM 7,966 Views 88 Comments

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
# Sky Arts

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

Feb 13th 2013, 10:03 PM 23,405 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.

# the-arts - Friday 7 September, 2012

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

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

Sep 7th 2012, 9:10 PM 168 Views 48 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

May 30th 2012, 7:00 AM 113 Views 3 Comments

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'
# The Arts
# The Arts

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

May 24th 2012, 9:47 AM 5,455 Views 26 Comments

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.