From running venues to managing festivals, numerous women are front and centre in the cultural life of the Rebel county. Ellie O’Byrne spoke to some them about progress and challenges
The Arts Council has revealed it has withheld hundreds of thousands of euro in funding for the Abbey Theatre, amid concerns the venue’s direction has resulted in fewer opportunities for Irish artists.
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has delivered his Budget 2018 speech. We’ll bring you the main reaction from special-interest groups and others.
Like many organisations, the National Campaign for the Arts (NCFA) has over the past few weeks been busy preparing its pre-budget submission for the Government, local authorities and other funding bodies.
BAD news is never welcome but, in the case of the Government’s Four-Year National Recovery Plan, Irish arts workers seem relieved things are not far worse.
AN Taoiseach Brian Cowen was among the TDs who met with artists, arts workers and their supporters yesterday in anational day of action, staged by the National Campaign for the Arts.
AWARD-WINNING actor Brendan Gleeson has warned a multi-million euro film he plans to shoot here next year will collapse if An Bord Snip Nua recommendations about the Irish Film Board are implemented.
ALL art is certainly political now with Irish luminaries coming out to highlight the value of the arts to Ireland’s economic and social recovery.
To anyone who has a musical instrument at home but forgotten how to play it, the launch of a new TV channel this week will be music to their ears.
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