Arts Council Ireland

Poetry Day with Lake of Eyes (Online) Reading

Poetry Day marked by three Lough Swilly-based artists with a live online reading. On Friday, 1st May, at 8pm Emily S Cooper, Denise Blake and Aodán McCardle will feature in the Lake of Eyes Reading. The three poets featured were busy organising a live poetry in Ramelton before COVID-19 struck.…...

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RCC ONLINE: Our Spring 2020 Programme is underway

Regional Cultural Centre Letterkenny presents its first ever online programme Supported by Donegal County Council & Arts Council Ireland THE doors of the Regional Cultural Centre Letterkenny may be closed, but behind the scenes staff has been working on numerous initiatives to lift people’s spirits, have fun, inspire and all…...

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Maureen Kennelly appointed as new Director of the Arts Council

Maureen Kennelly has been appointed as the new Director of the Arts Council. Her appointment follows a competitive recruitment process to fill the position previously held by Orlaith McBride. Originally from Ballylongford in Co. Kerry, Maureen Kennelly is currently Director of Poetry Ireland. Over a two-decade career in the arts…...

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IN THE NEWS: Art review: Ealain ón gCladach | Art from the Shore (The Sunday Times)

Thank you to Cristín Leach and The Sunday Times for this wonderful review of Cathal McGinley’s new exhibition Ealain ón gCladach — Art from the Shore. The exhibition finishes on Saturday 31st August. Cathal McGinley’s outstanding show offers a masterclass in how to fill a wide-open, high-ceilinged gallery space with art.…...

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