Bealtine Festival 2018’s Open Invitation To Celebrate Arts And Creativity

The month of May sees the return of the annual Bealtaine festival, a month-long national celebration of the arts and creativity as a life-long journey. This year the festival is 23 years old but shows no signs of slowing down with its most ambitious programme of events yet. Organised by Age & Opportunity, ‘Be Our […]

Search To Find 2018 Texaco Children’s Art Competition Winners Launched

The search to find the young artists who will excel in this year’s Texaco Children’s Art Competition has begun. Last year one student from Co. Offaly won a prize in the event which is now in its 64th year and widely acknowledged as the longest running arts sponsorship in Ireland.   The closing date for […]

Offaly Artist Receives Arts Council Next Generation Award Worth €15,000

Offaly native Ann Cleare is just one of the exceptional promise that has been given Next Generation awards by the Arts Council, the government agency for funding and developing the arts. The Next Generation programme recognises and promotes a selection of artists from different disciplines and gives them the time they need to develop their […]

Writers, Musicians, Filmmakers, Artists sought for Europe’s largest tour of Irish Culture!

The largest European tour of Irish culture, encompassing 16 countries (from Norway to Italy and from France to Hungary) and 27 cities, is now inviting Irish writers, musicians, filmmakers, and artists to submit a biography and sample of work for consideration for inclusion on the Irish Itinerary [http://www.efacis.org/irish-itinerary/], a tour of Irish culture coordinated by […]