Search Results for 'Department of the Arts'

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One thousand take part in Spiddal ‘Slán le Séan’ Irish language rights march

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More than 1,000 people took part in a three mile march last Sunday to highlight the Government’s failure to provide necessary services through the medium of Irish in the Gaeltacht.

Picture Palace campaign hots up as city aims for UNESCO City of Film status

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Far from being idle or derelict, work is “proceeding satisfactorily” at the Solas Picture Palace site, and the group behind the project to bring an art house cinema to Galway is launching a major campaign to ensure its completion within the next year.

Gradam award winners to be announced tonight

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Minister of State at the Department of the Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Dinny McGinley T.D., will tonight announce the winners of Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2012

Galway artists unveil ambitious proposal for major new arts centre

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Galway could become the location for one of Ireland’s major contemporary visual arts centres, one which would have the power to attract major international exhibitions, if a new proposal receives political and financial support in the city.

Gary Robinson exhibition

Opening tonight Friday April 3 is In-between Lines and Circles, an exhibition of recent landscape paintings by Longford-based artist Gary Robinson. In Gary’s own words, “These new paintings are an attempt to simplify our already overflowing visual memory. I would like to involve the viewer in looking at landscapes, streetscapes, and inscapes through portals and openings that can easily go unnoticed.”

 

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