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Arts Council awards over £1m of National Lottery funding to support arts organisations

Tuesday 7th July 2020 at 12pm 0 Comments Visual Arts, Northern Ireland Music, Literature, Drama, Craft, Dance, Community Arts, Circus & Carnival Arts

FORTY-TWO arts organisations across Northern Ireland are set to receive over £1 million of Arts Council of Northern Ireland National Lottery funding to bring a series of high-quality arts projects to people living through the Covid-19 pandemic.

Pictured are Críostóir Ó Bradáin and Gráinne Ní Bhradaín from the Armagh Pipers Club. Image: Pictured are Críostóir Ó Bradáin and Gráinne Ní Bhradaín from the Armagh Pipers Club.
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The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s announce Laura Scott as the 2020 Poetry Prize winner

Friday 3rd July 2020 at 9am 0 Comments Literature

The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast has announced the winner of the 2020 Poetry Prize for a First Collection, supported by the Atlantic Philanthropies.

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Mairtín Crawford Awards go international with record number of entries

Monday 29th June 2020 at 12pm 0 Comments Literature

Just three years since they were founded, the Belfast Book Festival Mairtín Crawford Awards for Poetry and Short Story have gone international, attracting entries from countries including the US, Finland and New Zealand for this year’s competition.

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