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Creative Ireland Creative Youth Conference 2021 | Online

The Creative Ireland Programme has announced details of the Creative Youth Conference 2021. The conference – ‘Creativity: the connection to our future, now’ – will be hosted online and will comprise three separate events...

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Let’s Keep the Music Going!

As we mark the one-year anniversary of the arrival of Covid-19 to Ireland, which completely disrupted our lives and music playing, we take a look at how we have kept the music going –...

Celebrating Youth Orchestras on Sunday, 9 May 2021

Our 26th Festival of Youth Orchestras was due to be held on Saturday, 13 February 2021 but, unfortunately, we couldn’t have our usual get-together in the National Concert Hall. At IAYO we really want...

Violin for Sale | 1900s fully restored

From an anonymous donation to IAYO and following a complete refurbishment, this early 1900’s French violin has been lovingly restored to its past glory by Hugo Vegter (String Instrument Specialist) based in Cork City....

IAYO’s 2020 | Zooming in on the Music

Here at the Irish Association of Youth Orchestras, amidst the strangeness of 2020, we still had an enjoyable and musically productive year which would not have been possible if it wasn’t for the young...

Minding Creative Minds

Minding Creative Minds with support from Department of Culture, Arts, Media, Tourism, Sport and the Gaeltacht and other partners is an organisation established to offer a free 24/7 wellbeing & support programme for the...