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Culture Night Cork County Ambassador: Katie Holly

Culture Night Cork County Ambassador: Katie Holly

CULTURE NIGHT CORK COUNTY AMBASSADOR: KATIE HOLLY Friday 18 September 2020 Award-winning playwright, Katie Holly, is this year’s Cork County Culture Night Ambassador. A native of Charleville in Co. Cork, Katie’s first play, Marion, premiered at Cork Midsummer Festival in 2016, and was subsequently performed at Clonmel Junction Festival, Skibbereen Arts Festival, and many venues around the […]

Arts leaders urge Europe to act on Polish LGBT+ rights

Arts leaders urge Europe to act on Polish LGBT+ rights

Leading arts figures including director, Pedro Almodovar, and writer, Margaret Atwood, have called on Europe to intervene on behalf of LGBT+ people in Poland, saying their rights are being “blatantly violated”. More than 70 top arts figures signed the open letter to European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, organised by Polish writer, Olga Tokarczuk, […]

Culture Night Cork County 2020 is set to go ahead

Culture Night Cork County 2020 is set to go ahead

CULTURE NIGHT CORK COUNTY 2020: INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE  Friday 18 September 2020  Online registration form: https://tinyurl.com/ycu9y4cs Culture Night 2020 is set to go ahead on Friday September 18, and they are inviting organisations to take part, either by holding an event in their local area, or by doing a virtual online event, which can be promoted […]

Drogheda Arts Festival Postponed

Drogheda Arts Festival Postponed

Below is a statement from the Drogheda Arts Festival Committee: “In light of the high level of uncertainty about the Covid-19 pandemic, Drogheda Arts Festival will be postponed from the planned April and May dates until later in the year. Some international acts have been deferred until 2021, however, the majority of Irish artists and […]

Theatre at the heart of Clonmel Junction Festival

Theatre at the heart of Clonmel Junction Festival

THEATRE AT THE HEART OF CLONMEL JUNCTION FESTIVAL JULY 1 – 7, 2019 As one of his final engagements as Mayor, Cllr Richie Molloy attended the launch of Clonmel Junction Arts Festival’s 2019 brochure at the Town Hall last Thursday. Also in attendance were Cllr Siobhan Ambrose and Cllr Michael Murphy, as well as incoming […]

GFEST 2018: LGBTQI+ Artists to Shine Spotlight on Social Equality

GFEST 2018: LGBTQI+ Artists to Shine Spotlight on Social Equality

GFEST 2018 Launch at Ally Pally on 12 November! The annual November LGBTQI+ entertainment and cross-art event, GFEST – Gaywise FESTival® will be launched at a free event on Monday 12 November at Alexandra Palace, Palm Court, Alexandra Palace Way, London N22 7AY. GFEST 2018 events this year will run from 12 to 24 November, […]

Exhibition: Mario Sughi – A place to rest – Droichead Arts Centre

Exhibition: Mario Sughi – A place to rest – Droichead Arts Centre

Mario Sughi: A place to rest Droichead Arts Centre 7 October – 19 November 2017 The Mario Sughi exhibition at the Droichead Arts Centre, in Drogheda, Co Louth, will be opening Saturday 7th October, at 2.30pm The exhibition will be launched by Matt Doolan, with music by Hugh Doolan. “The cinematic nature of Mario’s work captures […]

Acting Out Say ‘B*****ks to Christmas’!

Acting Out Say ‘B*****ks to Christmas’!

Acting Out get Christmas off to an early start with their new show, which plays at 7.30pm at Outhouse, 105 Capel Street, Dublin 1, on the 3rd, 4th and 5th December with a special matinee on the 5th. Expect an evening of short plays and sketches with the odd song thrown in too!

Kilkenny Arts Festival 2015

Kilkenny Arts Festival 2015

7th – 16th August 2015   Since its foundation in 1974, Kilkenny Arts Festival has gathered many of the world’s finest musicians, performers, writers and artists in Ireland’s medieval city each August.  For ten days, the city’s historic churches, castle, courtyards, townhouses and gardens offer a magical setting for unique collaborations and intimate encounters between […]

‘It’s for YOU!’ 12th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival Launches Today

‘It’s for YOU!’ 12th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival Launches Today

The programme for the 12th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival, the biggest festival of its kind in the world, was launched this morning. For two weeks, the Festival will offer a unique opportunity to see LGBT culture on city centre stages – 10 performances each night – presented by theatre companies from Ireland, UK, USA, […]