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Special Tribute Event held in memory of renowned Belfast Poet Ciaran Carson

Tuesday 10th December 2019 at 2pm 0 Comments Literature

A special event paying tribute to the life and work of the late Belfast poet Ciaran Carson (1948-19) took place at the Lyric Theatre last night.

Pictured (L-R) at the tribute event are artists Leontia Flynn, Michael Longley, Sinéad Morrissey and Frank Ormsby. Image: Pictured (L-R) at the tribute event are artists Leontia Flynn, Michael Longley, Sinéad Morrissey and Frank Ormsby.
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Northern Ireland’s Creative Industries boosted with new £240,000 Seed Fund

Tuesday 3rd December 2019 at 11am 0 Comments Craft , Drama , Film & TV , Visual Arts

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland today (Tuesday 3rd December) announced  a new Creative Industries Seed Fund, worth £240,000, funded by the Department For Communities and Future Screens  NI, and supported by Digital Catapult.  The new fund aims to assist entrepreneurs, creative businesses and arts organisations to undertake projects that contribute to the growth of the creative industries and unlock future income generation.

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Leading artists honoured with £15,000 awards by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Thursday 28th November 2019 at 10am 0 Comments Northern Ireland Music , Literature

Acclaimed artists, writer, Susan McKay, poet, Moyra Donaldson, composer, Deirdre Gribbin and musician/composer, Neil Martin, have each been presented with Major Individual Awards (MIA), worth £15,000 each, from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland National Lottery funding, the highest honour bestowed by the body responsible for the development of the arts in the region.

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(L-R)  Four leading artists, writer, Susan McKay, poet, Moyra Donaldson, musician/composer, Neil Martin and composer, Deirdre Gribbin, pictured with Ciaran Scullion, Arts Council of Northern Ireland

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