Minister Martin reflects on a year of momentum across Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media sectors

Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill enacted   Basic Income Scheme for 2000 Artists launched   Record €166.6m Sports Capital Funding    €30 million continued additional funding to support tourism development and new attractions    Additional funding to ensure the vibrancy of our Gaeltacht communities in the digital age   New dedicated Children’s Channel to […]

New report highlights positive health and wellbeing impacts of arts and creativity in later life

Arts and creativity has an important role to play in health and wellbeing in later life and can help improve physical, psychological, and social health and wellbeing in older adults, a new report published by the Institute of Public Health (IPH) has found. The report, ‘Arts and Creativity in Later Life: Implications for Public Health […]

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 […]

VitalSigns 2017 Reports Access To Healthcare As Top Priority For Irish People

The Community Foundation for Ireland, one of Ireland’s leading philanthropic organisations, today published a report entitled Ireland’s VitalSigns 2017, that grades the satisfaction of life in Ireland. Almost 1,000 people living in Ireland completed the citizens’ survey, rating Access to Healthcare as most important out of the 115 key social indicators presented. The Community Foundation for Ireland […]

Birr Theatre & Arts Centre Upcoming Events in March 2015

Exhibiting in March at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre, Birr, Co. Offaly – (057) 9122911 / The Romantic Tragedy – Ann McKenna In this new body of work Ann explores this theme which she feels is visited time and time again from ancient legends such as Tóraíocht Dhiarmada agus Gráinne, to Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and […]

New Nenagh Arts Centre Brochure Available!

Our new April to June brochure contains a wide range of events catering to all ages and tastes and is available now online at or from the Box Office, at the Town Hall in Banba Square Nenagh. Be sure not to miss ‘Pat Shortt’s’ new one man show in May, ‘Mary Coughlan’ in concert […]

From Bricks To Canvas Exhibition at The Source Thurles

The Source Arts Centre Thurles hosts an exhibition of the work of three artists, Tom Climent, Vida Pain and Gary Kearney. All of them observe landscapes and buildings around us with their own unique view. Tom Climent’s work has been steadily evolving over the years.His latest work features architechtural shapes which hover between background and […]

Nenagh Arts Centre press release,Beautiful ‘Melancholia’ screens at Nenagh Arts Centre

Beautiful ‘Melancholia’ screens at Nenagh Arts Centre Lars Von Trier’s epic film ‘Melancholia’ is to be shown at Nenagh Arts Centre on Thursday 16th February. A favourite of arthouse audiences, this past year, the film joins two stories – a family wedding and the issues it brings up and the impending doom of the planet […]

Brewery Lane Theatre hosts the 2012 5×7 Art Benefit Party

Brewery Lane Theatre hosts the 2012 5×7 Art Benefit Party Art Lovers please join the Clancy Festival Art Trail Artists this Friday Feb 10th, 7.30pm at the Brewery Lane Theatre for their annual 5 x 7 Art Benefit Party. For this unique Art Sale gig, local artists unite to create amazing works of art on […]

Controversial science experiment relived on film at Nenagh Arts Centre

Nenagh Arts Centre screens James Marsh’s lauded documentary ‘Project Nim’ on Thursday 19th January as part of its ongoing film club season. Nim is a chimp and the unfortunate star of a compelling though ethically questionable 1970s scientific study in which, at 2 weeks old, he was sent to live with a scientist, who would raise […]

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