Arts Council of Northern Ireland

The Funding and Development Agency
for The Arts in Northern Ireland

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Arts and Older People

Over 2,000 older people to benefit from £160,000 Arts Council funding

Monday 6th March 2017 at 10am 0 Comments Arts and Older People, Community Arts, Arts & Health

Twenty community-based arts projects for older people are celebrating after the Arts Council of Northern Ireland awarded grants worth over £160,000 to organisations across the region. 

Pictured are Lorraine Calderwood, Programme Manager, with May Rodgers (80) from Bruce House residential home, Fiona McGettigan, Activities Co-ordinator from the Belfast Health & Social Care Trust and Paul Kane, Oh Yeah. Image: Pictured are Lorraine Calderwood, Programme Manager, with May Rodgers (80) from Bruce House residential home, Fiona McGettigan, Activities Co-ordinator from the Belfast Health & Social Care Trust and Paul Kane, Oh Yeah.
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Partnership key to helping the arts sector weather a difficult financial year

Thursday 9th February 2017 at 12pm 0 Comments Acquisitions, Architecture, Arts & Disability, Arts & Health, Arts and Older People, Building Peace through the Arts: Re-Imaging Communities, Circus & Carnival Arts, Comedy, Community Arts, Craft, Dance, Drama, Film & TV, Intercultural Arts, International Arts, Language Arts, Literature, Music & Opera, Public Art, Traditional Arts, Visual Arts, Voluntary Arts, Youth Arts

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland released its annual review of 2015-16, highlighting the many inspirational programmes and events that took place amidst a very challenging financial year for the arts.

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News Review of 2016 – January and February

Monday 26th December 2016 at 12pm 0 Comments Literature, Music & Opera, Visual Arts, Arts and Older People, Community Arts, Drama

The resilience of the arts sector in Northern Ireland and the ability of the artists and arts organisations living working here, not just to face the challenges posed by the financial climate but to also produce a significant high standard of work, in some instances, internationally acclaimed,  was celebrated throughout 2016. 

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