Category: Culture

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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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A Silver Lining: The new Irish Silver Museum is officially open

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The new Irish Silver Museum, home to one of the largest collections of Irish silver in the world has been officially opened in Waterford. The museum, which was opened by

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Six short story and poetry competitions that are still open for submissions (2021)

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(Updated June 2021) 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

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Portrait of Dublin’s First Female Lord Mayor Kathleen Clarke commissioned

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The Lord Mayor of Dublin Hazel Chu last week announced that a commission for a portrait of Kathleen Clarke, the first female Lord Mayor of the City, has been awarded

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Trinity College’s iconic Old Library to undergo €25 million restoration

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The Irish Government has announced €25 million funding for the restoration of one of the country’s best-loved heritage sites, the Old Library at Trinity College Dublin. The Old Library is home

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Dath an Dóchais: 40 Gaeltacht Visual Artists Celebrated

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Ealaín na Gaeltachta, in partnership with Údaras na Gaeltachta, is celebrating Gaeltacht visual artists in an online exhibition called Dath an Dóchais celebrating 40 years of support for the visual

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Art and Soul: Major art fair to feature Ireland’s largest display of sculptures

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Art and Soul, Ireland’s first major post-lockdown art fair is set to feature the largest collection of sculptures displayed on the island. The Holywood International Art and Sculpture Fair Art

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