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Creative Communities

Illuminating Limerick: Light Moves

Back for its fourth year, Ireland's international festival of dance, film and media arts invites you to cut a rug in Limerick City this November.

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Creative Industries

Win tickets to Other Voices Belfast

The renowned Other Voices brings its unique mix of music, arts and minds to Belfast, 26-28 October and you can be there with our special competition.

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Global Reputation

LA goes green: Ireland Week

Ireland’s brightest talents and finest minds are Los Angeles bound to showcase the nation’s unique culture and creativity.

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Creative Communities

Ploughing 2017 cultivates creativity

Showcasing the best of rural Irish life, there’s a bumper crop of arts events at this year’s National Ploughing Championships.

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Creative Communities

Sweet Sounds of Pollination

Protecting our country's pollinators has never been so important. Laois and Offaly’s creative approach to the problem can be seen (and heard) during Heritage Week.

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Creative Industries

Galway Film Fleadh’s ready to roll

The City of Tribes is ready to shout “lights, camera, action!” as the 29th annual Galway Film Fleadh starts rolling from 11-16 July.

Performance of Catherine Young's dance project
Creative Communities

Putting Kerry’s best foot forward

Kerry communities are set to be united by the power of dance thanks to renowned choreographer Catherine Young’s new intercultural project.

Colm Mac Con Iomaire and musicians perform at the National Gallery of Ireland
Creative Communities

Old Walls, New Music at the National Gallery

Following six years of closure to the public for refurbishment, the reopening of the historic wings of the National Gallery of Ireland is being commemorated with a special piece of music by renowned Dublin musician Colm Mac Con Iomaire. 

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Creative Communities

Page Turner: Dalkey Book Festival

Creative Ireland takes to the road with a special series of talks, debates and discussions at this year’s Dalkey Book Festival.

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Global Reputation

Creative Ireland in the European spotlight

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. 

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Creative Communities

Cruinniú na Cásca a nationwide sensation

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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Creative Communities

Music & Dance at Cruinniú na Cásca

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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Creative Communities

What’s Happening in Dublin for Cruinniú na Cásca?

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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Creative Communities

Talks & Tours at Cruinniú na Cásca

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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Creative Communities

Cruinniú na Cásca: What's Happening Nationwide?

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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Creative Communities

Creative Ireland's public workshops are now open

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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Global Reputation

Creative Ireland Programme presented in London

Minister Heather Humphreys, TD was at a special event in London this week to present details of the Creative Ireland Programme / Clár Éire Ildánach to key stakeholders from across the UK arts and cultural sector and members of the Irish diaspora in Britain.