Category: Culture

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Newgrange: Here’s where to watch the Winter Solstice in Ireland (2020)

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Have you ever wondered where to watch the Winter Solstice in Ireland this year? Unfortunately, the Office of Public Works’ (OPW) annual Winter Solstice gathering at the Neolithic Passage Tomb

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NCAD and Dublin City Council join forces on ‘Designing for the Pandemic’

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Dublin City Council and the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) have joined forces to add colour to the city centre while conveying an important health message to the

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50 artists with Irish connections supported through Nua Collective

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A new virtual experience called Nua Collective has been launched in light of the global pandemic. This collective is described as Ireland’s newest online experience which will play host to

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Exhibitions exploring Mincéir women, hair, culture and identity to open in Mayo

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Linenhall Arts Centre and National Museum of Ireland in Mayo are set to open stunning new photography exhibitions that explore Mincéir women and hair as a powerful symbol of culture

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Art meets science at Crawford Art Gallery with The School of Looking

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An expansive new exhibition will be visiting Cork‘s Crawford Art Gallery this year. Invisible Light is a collection of exciting artworks which explore the Electromagnetic Spectrum. Curious questions are posed

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An Irish artist’s journey to celebrate the female body

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Artist Jennifer Smith comes from a Roscommon village where generations of families stem from. Kilmurray just outside Castlerea was Jennifer’s grandad’s home turf as well as her own father’s and

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International and local artists capture the magic of Birr Castle Demesne

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As part of their 400-year celebrations of the Parsons Family living at Birr Castle Demesne, Lord and Lady Rosse are hosting the Through the Artist’s Eye Exhibition which is taking place

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Children in family hubs, Direct Provision centres and schools to receive new books

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Hundreds of children who are based in family hubs, Direct Provision centres and Deis schools across Ireland are to receive a gift package of new books. Children in Direct Provision

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How growing up during the Troubles influenced this Irishman’s paintings

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When artist Greag Mac a’ tSaoir was growing up in Newry in the 1970s, it was a very oppressive society. Soldiers and the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) were everywhere, and

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National Museum celebrates Strzelecki – a forgotten Polish hero of the Great Irish Famine

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The National Museum of Ireland – Country Life at Turlough Park in Castlebar, Co. Mayo, is hosting a fascinating exhibition about the life of Paul Strzelecki – a Polish humanitarian

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