Bealtaine Festival brings arts celebrations to nursing homes this Friday

Nursing homes will be celebrating the creative talents of residents this coming Friday, 21st May, through the inaugural National Arts in Nursing Homes Day. The initiative is part of Age & Opportunity’s Bealtaine Festival and is taking place in partnership with Nursing Homes Ireland. Nursing home residents have been busy creating artworks to display as […]

Calling artists and community arts organisations to apply for funding

The second round of the Bank of Ireland Begin Together Arts Fund, in partnership with Business to Arts, has been launched with a call for artists and arts organisations to apply for funding. The all-island Begin Together Arts Fund will make a total of €1 million in arts funding available over three years, awarded to projects that […]

Creative Climate Action fund launched by Minister Catherine Martin

Today Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media Catherine Martin TD launched Creative Climate Action on behalf of the Creative Ireland Programme in collaboration with the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications. This new fund invites local authorities and creative practitioners to put their skills of engagement to the cultural challenge of […]

Two new degree courses provide golden opportunity for design and crafts students

The Design & Crafts Council Ireland (DCCI) has announced an exciting new partnership with Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) that will see the creation of two new degree courses for students. The redesign and further development of the DCCI courses in Ceramics Skills & Design and Jewellery and Goldsmithing Skills & Design will mark a […]

Animate The {Culture} Night with Nenagh Arts Centre

Nenagh Arts Centre is set to animate the street for Culture Night, projecting work from students of the Digital Animation course in Clonmel onto the outside of the building from 7.30pm on Friday 18th. Head to Nenagh Arts Centre this Culture Night as vibrant projections add colour to the exterior of the building with a […]

Real books for dozens of children in Tipperary as Arts Council says Culture Night is for all

Children in a Direct Provision centre in Carrick-on-Suir, Tipperary will receive a gift package of new books by leading Irish authors as part of an Arts Council initiative to ensure that as many people as possible can experience Culture Night (18th September).   Encouraging all parents to participate with their children, the government agency for […]

Leading international and local artists capture the magic of Birr Castle Demesne

As part of their 400-year celebrations of the Parsons Family living at Birr Castle Demesne, Lord and Lady Rosse of Birr Castle are delighted to host the 2020 “Through the Artist’s Eye at Birr Castle Demesne” Exhibition taking place now for six weeks at Birr Castle Demesne and also available to view online. The Exhibition […]

Austin McQuinn – Hypercarbon – A solo exhibition commissioned by The Source Arts Centre Thurles

Visual artist and writer Austin McQuinn lives and works on Slievenamon, in South Tipperary. He has had solo exhibitions and performances at DCP, San Francisco, Project, Dublin and Butler Gallery and Kilkenny Castle. His work is held in public and private collections in Ireland, UK and USA. He committed to working at the intersections of […]

FilmOffaly Professional Development Scheme – Offaly Writers and Film Professionals

FilmOffaly are searching for emerging Offaly writers and filmmakers to take part in a Professional Development Programme. The program aims to support writers of natural talent with unique and original voices by providing them with an insight into writing for Film, Television and Screen media along with an overview of the film industry from a […]

Virtual Community Gathering for Heritage Week

Join Nenagh Arts Centre for a unique Heritage Week event called ‘Harvest Knot for Lughnasa’, a cross-generational project that blends Irish Heritage with contemporary culture. Lughnasa, traditionally marked by communities working together to bring in the harvest, is a time of celebration, fairs, dancing and family gatherings. Along with the making of the straw Cailleach, […]

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