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Performer Conor Lovett
Long considered the heart of Irish culture in France, the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris continues its artistic showcase of Ireland with exceptional residencies, exhibitions and events. The spring-summer programme alone boasts residencies from Ireland-based artist Dragana Jurisic and traditional flautist and singer Desi Wilkinson.
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Irish film The Killing of a Sacred Deer is nominated for the prestigious Palme d’Or.
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Taking place today at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, a Media Production Workshop with representatives from the film, broadcast and animation industry will be hosted by Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD.
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Ireland’s first-ever Cruinniú na Cásca celebration went off with a bang on Easter Monday, with more than half a million people across the country taking part in the visionary new festival.
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There are so many things to see and do around Ireland this Easter Monday at the inaugural Cruinniú na Cásca celebration, and, for the curious, even more ways to learn about the many diverse aspects of Irish life, past and present. See for yourself by attending a discussion, talk or tour.
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An exciting variety of free, family-friendly events are taking place nationwide for the first ever Easter Monday Cruinniú na Cásca celebration and fans of music and dance are in for a very special treat.
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There’s so much happening this Easter Monday in Dublin to mark the first-ever Cruinniú na Cásca, a national day of creativity with something for everyone to explore and enjoy. Find out what’s on in a zone near you.
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On Easter Monday, April 17, the very first Cruinniú na Cásca celebration takes place across the country. This new, large-scale, free festival invites members of the public nationwide to join in a vibrant celebration of contemporary Irish life and creativity. While Dublin hosts the festival’s largest hub, the programme of events nationwide is as culturally captivating as it is varied.
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Open meetings are currently taking place across the country, inviting members of the general public, as well as representatives from all sectors of the local community, to join the discussion about how the Creative Ireland programme will enable creativity for all citizens.
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Monday, April 17 marks the official launch, at Dublin Castle, of Cruinniú na Cásca, a new, large-scale, free civic festival that invites members of the public across the country to join in a spirited celebration of contemporary Irish life, multiculturalism and creativity.
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An Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D., has today (Wednesday) launched the new Ireland.ie portal as part of his St. Patrick’s Day visit to the United States. The new site is an initiative of the Creative Ireland Programme which places culture and creativity at the centre of our public policy.
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The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, has today announced funding of $60,000 (approx. €57,000) towards the establishment of short-term research fellowships for Irish postgraduate students at three of the top museums in the United States.
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