Category: News

Creative Schools Project Team

The Arts Council is establishing a project team to lead Scoileanna Ildánacha/Creative Schools – a partnership initiative with the Department of Education and Skills. This initiative is being developed in the context of the...

A look at Creative Ireland…

Creative Ireland is the government’s legacy initiative, which aims to draw on the unprecedented public engagement in the recent 2016 centenary commemorations. Launched in December, Creative Ireland has moved to put a strategy in place to...

8 Steps to Inclusive Youth Work

Many youth work groups struggle to know if, or how, they are meeting these criteria because there are no set indicators or measures on equality and inclusive work.  The National Youth Council of Ireland‘s...

Arts & Cultural Participation | Insights

The Arts Council has commissioned research to improve its knowledge and understanding of children’s participation in cultural life and the arts in Ireland. The research, conducted by the ESRI on behalf of the Arts...

Altruism Ireland | Free Digital Fundraising

Altruism Ireland is a charity in its own right and its vision is to see a transparent system of charity-giving, ensuring more money ends up in the hands of those who need it most....

Call-Out | Spaces To Belong To

The Cultural Policy Observatory Ireland and Queen’s University Belfast are hosting a conference entitled ‘Spaces To Belong To’ in September this year which will explore young people’s perspectives on culture, identity and cultural participation on...

IAYO Newsnotes June 2017

The June 2017 issue of IAYO Newsnotes is available for download as a pdf. Click to read Newsnotes June 2017. .

Symphonic Waves

On Sunday 5th March in the hall in Claregalway College, the 41 members of the new Sym-Phonic Waves orchestra played their very first notes together as a brand new orchestra for the west of...

Society for Musicology Ireland | Annual Plenary Conference

Queen’s University Belfast is host to this year’s Society for Musicology in Ireland’s Annual Plenary Conference. The conference includes papers drawn from all areas of musicology and related music studies. Professor John Butt (Gardiner Professor...

Pauline Rodgers receives the Agnes O’Kane Award

Pauline Rodgers received the Agnes O’Kane Ward at this year’s Festival Of Youth Orchestras. Take a few minutes to read why Fionnuala Tynan and Anne Moriarty-Martin submitted their recommendation for Pauline’s 30 years of...