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    A new national anthem for Ireland

    The artists Deirdre Power and Sean Taylor explain their project to find a new national anthem for Ireland - ‘Nice Screams – a Citizens’ Project’ is part of EVA International 2016 and they’re looking for people to send them a proposal for a new national anthem: just a verse and a chorus

    Full details:  http://softday.ie/nicescreams/participate.html     

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    "Hares On The March" charity fund-raiser for Jack & Jill Foundation

    Artist Martin Gale and Jonathan Irwin of the Jack & Jill Foundation explain the idea behind the artistic fundraiser “Hares On The March”, where hares painted by Irish artists will be on display at various locations around Dublin city before being sold for charity

    Full details:  www.jackandjill.ie/how-you-can-help/fundraise-for-jack-jill/hares-on-the-march-2015-2016/  

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    “Metamorphosis: Art As Research. Research As Art”, where science meets art

    Jennifer Halton, curator and composer/cellist Ernst Reijseger explain the collaborative project by the NUI Maynooth Humanities & Science dept and artists -“Metamorphosis: Art As Research. Research As Art” which aims to improve collaboration between the worlds of science/academia and art

    Full details:  http://metamorphosisproject.org     

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    Robert Ballagh, speaker at “The arts and the 1916 Easter Rising” conference

    Robert Ballagh talks about the variety of visual artists who were involved in or supporters of the Easter Rising; he is giving a talk at the UCC School of History entitled “The Rising of poets and playwrights? The arts and the 1916 Easter Rising”

    Conference details:  www.ucc.ie/en/history/news/fullstory-615662-en.html 

    Official website:  http://robertballagh.com/

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    Sean Lynch, artist

    Sean Lynch explains his art installation “Adventure Capital” which represented Ireland at the Venice Biennale last year and is now on show at Limerick City Gallery of Art before moving to other venues

    Official website:  http://adventure-capital.ie 

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    Artist Bridget O'Gorman responds to 1916

    Bridget O’Gorman explains which objects from 1916 in the Easter Week collection of the National Museum of Ireland inspired her exhibition “In The Flesh”, which will be showing at The Lab on Foley Street

    Full details:  www.thelab.ie

    Official website:  www.bridgetogorman.com    

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    Irish history inspires artist Mick O'Dea

    Mick O’Dea explains how modern Irish history (the War of Independence and 1916)  has inspired his latest work “The Foggy Dew” currently exhibiting at the RHA

    Exhibition details:  www.rhagallery.ie

    Mick's official website:  https://mickodea.carbonmade.com  

    (image used:  The Foggy Dew by Mick O'Dea)

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