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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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Meet the Irish speaking KerryCowboy and his dog Braindí

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The world of TikTok is still quite a new one to many but one man who’s having a lot of fun educating people on the world of Irish farming and

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Ireland’s Arts Council’s ‘Next Generation Award’ sees 23 Artists receive €20,000

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The Arts Council’s prestigious Next Generation bursary has been awarded to 23 artists from across the island from a fantastic range of disciplines. The award means each will receive €20,000

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Erin Duffin on celebrating Irish culture and the vibrant GAA community in Hamburg

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The feeling that one gets from being part of a GAA community is quite special. It’s something that unites people across the globe no matter their race, gender, background or

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Artist Elida Maiques on becoming an Irish Mammy and Ireland’s rich, abundant wildlife

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Meet Elida Maiques, an artist and creative who lives in Wicklow. For many, the concept of Irishness, identity and acceptance can be a long journey full of questions. But for

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Kerrywoman Clodagh Finn on writing about women in Irish history

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Author Clodagh Finn has always been inspired by stories, particularly around the landscape that she grew up in, in Kerry. Her family, particularly her dad and her Auntie Mary, were

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Closleabhair: 13 Irish language audiobooks you can listen to for free online

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From Irish podcasts, short films, theatre productions and more, there is plenty of content from the arts and creative world that you can enjoy online right now. But let’s not

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