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Arts Council of Northern Ireland Honours Four Major Artists

Tuesday 14th November 2017 at 6pm

Pictured (L-R) is Shannon Yee, Sinéad O’Donnell and Professor Piers Hellawell.
Image: Pictured (L-R) is Shannon Yee, Sinéad O’Donnell and Professor Piers Hellawell.

A composer, playwright, performance artist and a visual artist have each been presented with Major Individual Awards (MIA), worth £15,000 each, from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, the highest honour bestowed by the body responsible for the development of the arts in the region.

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Older people across Northern Ireland set to benefit from arts investment of £192,000

Friday 10th November 2017 at 12pm

Pictured launching the good news is (L-R) Lorraine Calderwood, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Jacqueline O'Hagan, Eastside Arts, with Bobby Porter from the East Belfast Men's Shed, one of the organisations set to benefit from the funding.
Image: Pictured launching the good news is (L-R) Lorraine Calderwood, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Jacqueline O'Hagan, Eastside Arts, with Bobby Porter from the East Belfast Men's Shed, one of the organisations set to benefit from the funding.

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has announced National Lottery funding and public funding from the Public Health Agency, of over £192,000, for 19 organisations across the region to deliver community-based arts projects benefitting older people.  The funding is part of the Arts Council's Arts and Older People’s Programme, a pioneering initiative which aims to promote positive mental health and well-being among older people through engagement with the arts whilst tackling issues of loneliness and isolation.

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Creative Europe call for Co-operation Projects

Friday 10th November 2017 at 11am

Corners creates opportunities for artists and researchers to collaborate internationally on multidisciplinary artistic and cultural projects
Image: Corners creates opportunities for artists and researchers to collaborate internationally on multidisciplinary artistic and cultural projects

Creative, cultural and heritage organisations working across any art form, such as visual arts, dance, theatre, literature, performance, music, heritage, architecture, design, circus, festivals, craft and fashion can now apply to Creative Europe’s funding opportunity for Co-operation Projects.

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