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From TheJournal.ie Do you like the Luke Kelly statue and motorway sculptures? This kind of art is getting a funding boost Public Art

Do you like the Luke Kelly statue and motorway sculptures? This kind of art is getting a funding boost

Percent for Art scheme aims to make art accessible to the general public.

From TheJournal.ie Alan Lomax: The man who wanted to save Irish traditional music with his tape recorder Lomax In éirinn

Alan Lomax: The man who wanted to save Irish traditional music with his tape recorder

A new documentary looks at Lomax’s work in the US and here in Ireland.

25 Irish artists you should consider for the cover of your autobiography

Y’know, when you inevitably become famous.

From TheJournal.ie Some Irish writers and artists are not impressed with the new social welfare changes CREATIVE IRELAND
From TheJournal.ie Writers and artists will now find it a lot easier to get social welfare CREATIVE IRELAND

Writers and artists will now find it a lot easier to get social welfare

The government initiative will allow artists access social welfare supports.

It's Different For Girls - women love music, make music and are good at music, thanks very much

“Women gather in kitchens at parties and drunkenly point at their friends and say ‘THIS IS OUR SONG’ about every single song and then get them in a headlock”. Jenn Gannon is here for women and she’s here for music.

From TheJournal.ie 8 of the best pieces of street art around Ireland Sponsored By Campo Viejo

8 of the best pieces of street art around Ireland

Iconic, ironic or just beautiful. Check them out.

From TheJournal.ie Irish stars are calling for the 8th Amendment to be repealed Abortion

Irish stars are calling for the 8th Amendment to be repealed

More than 240 artists have already joined the campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the government give financial support to Irish bands? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government give financial support to Irish bands?

TD Mick Wallace says they need more support so they’re not relying on the dole.

From TheJournal.ie Over 700 artists announce a 'cultural boycott' of Israel Open Letter

Over 700 artists announce a 'cultural boycott' of Israel

They say they will not accept invitations to Israel, or funding from institutions linked to its government.

8 beautiful illustrations that capture what it means to be Irish Art

Charles Saatchi's website is selling paintings of him strangling Nigella Lawson

The paintings are selling for up to €21,958.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what it's like to live inside this unusual 114-year-old fire station Art At Work

Here's what it's like to live inside this unusual 114-year-old fire station

It’s home to 10 visual artists – and the building next door has been converted into apartments for them too.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why indie artists are against YouTube's new music service Streaming

Here's why indie artists are against YouTube's new music service

Terms concerning the rates paid to artists and the inability to release songs or videos exclusively to another platform are the main reasons behind the dispute.

From TheJournal.ie Here's President Higgins looking quite pleased with a new painting he was given Portrait Of An Artist

Here's President Higgins looking quite pleased with a new painting he was given

The President was presented with the painting by one of the winners of the Texaco Children’s Art Competition.

From TheJournal.ie Column: So Lady Gaga is a 'control freak' who wants photos retouched ... can you blame her? Beyoncé

Column: So Lady Gaga is a 'control freak' who wants photos retouched ... can you blame her?

We can’t really whinge at Lady Gaga for wanting control over her own image – after all, her image is her livelihood, writes Lisa McInerney.

From TheJournal.ie National Gallery to give out new €20,000 portrait prize Art Attack

National Gallery to give out new €20,000 portrait prize

The winner will get to have their work exhibited at the National Gallery.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Don't try this at home... meet the 'human hamsters' In Orbit This post contains images

Pics: Don't try this at home... meet the 'human hamsters'

Two artists are living in a hamster wheel for 10 days… one on the outside and one on the inside.

From TheJournal.ie "Women are under-represented": The show bringing gender balance to the Irish arts Women's Day

"Women are under-represented": The show bringing gender balance to the Irish arts

Sinead O’Connor, Margaretta D’Arcy and Alice Maher are all set to feature on a one-off edition of Imeall on TG4, which strives for gender-balance on all is shows.

From TheJournal.ie Column: We should be concerned about how complacent our artists have become Cultural Voice

Column: We should be concerned about how complacent our artists have become

There is the lack of any serious radical political or cultural response to the current crisis in Ireland, writes Ciaran McCullagh.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why Exchange Dublin desperately needs your support Watch This Space

Column: Why Exchange Dublin desperately needs your support

The eviction of Exchange is not just a problem for the people who participate in it, it is a problem for anyone who believes that the people who live in a city should have a say over how it is used, valued and managed, writes Patrick Bresnihan.

From TheJournal.ie YouTube reveals it paid out over $1 billion to the music industry Royalties

YouTube reveals it paid out over $1 billion to the music industry

The streaming site revealed the figure after being criticised for not paying artists enough for their work.

From TheJournal.ie Spotify allowing artists to sell merchandise on site Merch

Spotify allowing artists to sell merchandise on site

The feature allows Irish artists to sell their own merchandise and highlight concert listings on the site.

From TheJournal.ie Protest being held condemning the jailing of Margaretta D’Arcy Jail

Protest being held condemning the jailing of Margaretta D’Arcy

The 79-year-old woman was jailed for three months for trespassing on the runway at Shannon Airport.

From TheJournal.ie Artists receive over €3 million in bursaries over the past three years Supporting The Arts

Artists receive over €3 million in bursaries over the past three years

The bursaries help artists who have no other income to alleviate the financial pressure of pursuing their talents.

From TheJournal.ie Activists and outsiders: Unsung heroes celebrated in the Dublin Fringe Festival Dublin Fringe Festival This post contains images

Activists and outsiders: Unsung heroes celebrated in the Dublin Fringe Festival

The 2013 Dublin Fringe Festival, launched today, offers a celebration of political and social engagement by new and returning artists over 18 days of exciting and thought-provoking shows.

From TheJournal.ie Limerick offers new subsidised homes to artists Arts

Limerick offers new subsidised homes to artists

The project from the Limerick Arts Officel will see selected artists moving into six apartments in John’s Square in the city’s cultural quarter.

From TheJournal.ie Urban art as a 'force for good' on Thomas St Dublin

Urban art as a 'force for good' on Thomas St

The street art project by Urban Evolve will see up to 15 artists working to transform parts of the historic street.

From TheJournal.ie Host of famous Irish artists' work to go under hammer Masterpieces

Host of famous Irish artists' work to go under hammer

Paintings from Paul Henry, Jack B Yeats, Harry Clarke and Louis le Brocquy to be sold in London this month.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Art in the Olympic Park London 2012 This post contains videos This post contains images

In pictures: Art in the Olympic Park

There’s not just sport to look at in the park, there’s art too.

Virtual 3D gallery wraps around empty Dublin shop unit Prettyvacant This post contains images

Virtual 3D gallery wraps around empty Dublin shop unit

It’s the latest project by the PrettyvacanT team, who are making use of recessionary empty spaces.

From TheJournal.ie Six Irish artists get high-profile NYC showcase Good News This post contains images

Six Irish artists get high-profile NYC showcase

The contemporary artists take part in an exhibition at the American Irish Historical Society next month. You can see the work of one of them in Dublin this month.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin animation company creates 50 jobs for Disney production Jobswatch

Dublin animation company creates 50 jobs for Disney production

Boulder Media has started working on a new Disney comedy series Randy Cunningham: Ninth Grade Ninja.

From TheJournal.ie Irish artists team up with US peers to go back to black Dubh This post contains images

Irish artists team up with US peers to go back to black

What happens when you make art inspired by the colour black? You create weird, wonderful and breathtaking shapes, as these Irish artists show.

From TheJournal.ie Vacant buildings could be used for art in new Dublin plan Pretty Vacant

Vacant buildings could be used for art in new Dublin plan

A new initiative is encouraging property owners to allow artists to stage temporary events in unused buildings.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland develops world's first 3D surface anatomy guide 3D

Ireland develops world's first 3D surface anatomy guide

A team of artists, anatomists and engineers have proven that 3D is not just useful for blockbuster movies – it can stand in for “live models” too.