The Hostel of The Dead

The Hostel of The Dead

The potential for turning James Joyce’s ‘House of the Dead’ on Ushers island in Dublin into a youth hostel has prompted fears from the arts community here and has now begun to spread internationally. Yesterday’s Observer in London had a major...
Tuam a New Frontier for Arts Council

Tuam a New Frontier for Arts Council

There was an interesting development in Arts Council Funding this week with news that Tuam in Galway had been selected for a three year pilot programme developed for communities around the country that have not had opportunities to benefit from sustained public arts...
Irish Acts on Show in Barcelona

Irish Acts on Show in Barcelona

The Primavera Pro conference and showcase festival takes place in Barcelona this week and five Irish acts will be on stage looking to further their career. Primavera is a global meeting point for the music industry and will include debate and discussion on the state...