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Six short story, writing and poetry competitions that are still open for submissions (2022)

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Looking to hone your craft? These short story and poetry competitions are still open for submissions. With hundreds of thousands of people in Ireland now looking for a way to

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Poet, feminist, and nationalist, Lady Jane Wilde honoured in Dublin 1

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Dublin City Council has honoured poet, feminist, and nationalist, Lady Jane Wilde, with a commemorative plaque at 1 Merrion Square, Dublin 2. The plaque was unveiled by Lord Mayor Alison

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Crawford Art Gallery announces major donation of art from The Port of Cork

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A major donation of unique maritime artworks has been gifted to Crawford Art Gallery by The Port of Cork Company. The significant collection amassed over years consists of 17 maritime

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Nora: A Love Story of Nora Barnacle and James Joyce is One Dublin One Book 2022

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Dublin City Council has announced that Nora: A Love Story of Nora Barnacle and James Joyce by Nuala O’Connor is the One Dublin One Book choice for 2022, following on from Leonard and

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Kilkenny Catwalk with 21 sculptures to take over for Kilkenny Day

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The Kilkenny Catwalk is an arts trail of 21 wonderful Kilkenny Cat sculptures which have been illustrated by some of Ireland’s most talented artists, mainly local, for public display in

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The Great Parchment Book – Celebrating the Art of Writing in Waterford

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One of many extraordinary hand-written, manuscript treasures The Great Parchment Book is available to view online. All 450 pages are now available worldwide on DIAS. The Great Parchment Book is a

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Headford Lacemaking given vital State recognition

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By Ella Hassett, Headford Lace Project It was announced this August that eight key practices of Ireland’s living cultural heritage had been inscribed on the National Inventory for Intangible Cultural

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Gearrliostaí do Leabhair Ghaeilge na Bliana 2021 Fógartha

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D’fhógair An tOireachtas, i gcomhpháirt le Foras na Gaeilge an tseachtain seo na leabhair athá ainmnithe ar na Gearrliostaí do Leabhair Ghaeilge na Bliana: Gradam Uí Shúilleabháin (Leabhar na Bliana don Léitheoir Fásta) Gradam

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Hugh Lane Gallery to host ‘Art and the Outdoors’ family event

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The Hugh Lane Gallery has announced a two-day family art event on Saturday 31 July and Sunday 1 August 2021, which will take place on Parnell Square North. ‘Art and

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Artists to create first sculptures of women for Trinity’s Old Library

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Trinity College Dublin has commissioned four artists to create four new sculpture bust portraits representing women scholars for display in the Long Room of Trinity’s Old Library. The sculptures will

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