Arts news

Thursday 11th July

Brendan Grace, RIP

Remembering the legendary Irish comedian Brendan Grace, whose death was announced earlier today

Wednesday 12th June

Winner of the 2019 International Dublin Literary Award

Emily Ruskovich, winner of the 2019 International Dublin Literary Award for her debut novel "Idaho" Official website: 

Remembering Phillomena Lynott

Remembering Philomena Lynott

Wednesday 22nd May

Winner of Man Booker International Prize 2019

Michael Cronin, Chair of French at Trinity College reviews the novel "Celestial Bodies" by Jokha Alharthi which has just been announced as the winner of the 2019 Man Booker International ...

Friday 25th January

Culture Ireland: Global Ireland 2025 - a conference

Kay Sheehy was at a Culture Ireland conference at Dublin Castle yesterday, looking at how Ireland can showcase our artists and performers abroad as part of the government Global Ireland ...

Tuesday 22nd January

Oscar nominations for Element Pictures

Andrew Lowe, executive producer of "The Favourite" on the excitement at Element Pictures that their film has secured 10 Oscar nominations

Friday 18th January

New Creative Director for Galway 2020

Helen Marriage, newly-appointed Creative Director of the Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture project

Wednesday 16th January

RTÉ NSO appoints new Chief Conductor

Spanish conductor Jaime Martín who has just been appointed Chief Conductor with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra  

Tuesday 15th January

Theatre Forum report 2019

Peter Daly, chairman of the Theatre Forum whose Payscales Survey report published today reveals the reality of the standard of living for Irish theatre-makers Official website:

Wednesday 9th January

Arts News - letter of complaint re Abbey Theatre

Playwrights Gerry Stembridge and Jimmy Murphy, both signatories of the letter to the Minister for Culture expressing concern about the direction in the Abbey Theatre



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