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From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Should disabled characters be played by disabled actors? Opinion

Opinion: Should disabled characters be played by disabled actors?

‘I’m really not a fan of hiring someone because they have or have not got a disability and I, for one, would not like to be hired for a job on that basis,’ writes filmmaker Paddy Slattery.

From TheJournal.ie 'What is this magic, how are they making this up as they go along?' Improv

'What is this magic, how are they making this up as they go along?'

Improvisers from all over the world are performing in Dublin this week.

From TheJournal.ie An Irish-language festival is coming to Dublin next week ... here's what's in store Imram

An Irish-language festival is coming to Dublin next week ... here's what's in store

IMRAM, the Irish language literature festival, is taking place in multiple venues around Dublin from Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Gender-blind casting and unconscious bias training on the way for some major Irish theatre companies Waking The Feminists

Gender-blind casting and unconscious bias training on the way for some major Irish theatre companies

The move comes after 18 months of work following the Waking the Feminists movement.

From TheJournal.ie 'It can happen because you're in the wrong place at the wrong time': A movie about 'good people' having an affair Delinquent Season

'It can happen because you're in the wrong place at the wrong time': A movie about 'good people' having an affair

Writer and director Mark O’Rowe’s latest film is the next chapter in a diverse and lauded career.

From TheJournal.ie 'People with disabilities are represented as one-dimensional, that they're happy all the time' All About Dis

'People with disabilities are represented as one-dimensional, that they're happy all the time'

A new podcast is giving people with disabilities a platform to share their stories.

From TheJournal.ie Long-delayed state-of-the-art €8 million cinema in Galway to finally open its doors this week Pálás

Long-delayed state-of-the-art €8 million cinema in Galway to finally open its doors this week

The cinema will feature three screens, a bar and café.

From TheJournal.ie 'So many venues' wheelchair bathrooms won’t have sanitary bins, soap, or mirrors - they barely have a working lock' Going Out

'So many venues' wheelchair bathrooms won’t have sanitary bins, soap, or mirrors - they barely have a working lock'

Going to gigs or performances when you have a disability shouldn’t be a stressful experience. We find out more at the launch of Arts and Disability Ireland’s latest strategy.

From TheJournal.ie Wellies? Check. Tickets? Check. But should I bring shorts? All you need to know about Electric Picnic Electric Feel

Wellies? Check. Tickets? Check. But should I bring shorts? All you need to know about Electric Picnic

How to get there, some of our recommendations, and what kind of weather you should prepare for…

From TheJournal.ie Cruinniú na Cásca: Hundreds of thousands attend Ireland's newest cultural festival Cruinniú Na Cásca

Cruinniú na Cásca: Hundreds of thousands attend Ireland's newest cultural festival

Cruinniú na Cásca attracted some 550,000 people to events around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Easter holidays have begun and here's what's happening around the country Enjoy Yourself

Easter holidays have begun and here's what's happening around the country

A quick round-up of the events taking place across Ireland over the next week.

From TheJournal.ie iTunes visionary praises Irish pledge to give all children access to arts and coding CREATIVE IRELAND

iTunes visionary praises Irish pledge to give all children access to arts and coding

Project to roll out free tuition in arts, drama, music and coding is attracting international attention.

From TheJournal.ie These are the 56 arts and culture centres that will benefit from €9 million in funding Capital Investment

These are the 56 arts and culture centres that will benefit from €9 million in funding

Over 85% of the funding is going to projects outside Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Russborough House is getting thousands in public funding for the first time in years Repairs

Russborough House is getting thousands in public funding for the first time in years

In recent years the popular tourist attraction, constructed in the mid 1700s and located close to the Blessington Lakes, has faced funding difficulties.

From TheJournal.ie Writer and 'rare public intellectual' Anthony Cronin has died RIP

Writer and 'rare public intellectual' Anthony Cronin has died

He was 88 years old and is survived by his wife and daughter.

From TheJournal.ie Government delays the sale of Pearse's last surrender letter 1916 Leader

Government delays the sale of Pearse's last surrender letter

The letter was added to the Register of Cultural Objects last Friday evening, which will delay the sale for a year.

From TheJournal.ie 'Another great loss to Irish letters' - John Montague dies aged 87 RIP

'Another great loss to Irish letters' - John Montague dies aged 87

He passed away at his home in Nice and it is expected he will be laid to rest in Tyrone.

From TheJournal.ie Government to block bill calling for new public holiday, despite one of its own calling for the same thing Spoilsports

Government to block bill calling for new public holiday, despite one of its own calling for the same thing

The Public Holidays Bill 2016 is being brought before the Dáil today by Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh.

From TheJournal.ie Paris has finally opened its first-ever Oscar Wilde exhibition Running Wilde

Paris has finally opened its first-ever Oscar Wilde exhibition

The writer died in the French capital.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for a fixed date in the year to remember Ireland's Great Famine Commemorations This post contains a poll

Calls for a fixed date in the year to remember Ireland's Great Famine

The current commemorations do not have a specific date.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council set to ban backing tracks for buskers - but amplifiers are ok Back Off

Dublin City Council set to ban backing tracks for buskers - but amplifiers are ok

Backing tracks are seen as a means of assisting (or even replacing) a performance.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the government increase arts spending by 445%? Heritage This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government increase arts spending by 445%?

People are calling for a minimum spend.

From TheJournal.ie Heaney's attic study to be recreated in former RUC station in Derry Homeplace

Heaney's attic study to be recreated in former RUC station in Derry

It’s for a new arts centre which will open in his name in Bellaghy.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ had another 'Riverdance moment' last night Centenary

RTÉ had another 'Riverdance moment' last night

Centenary, which gathered together some of Ireland’s most talented musicians and performers, gave everyone goosebumps.

18 things all Irish arts students know to be true

GIDDENS, GIDDENS.

From TheJournal.ie This Irish arts festival has helped get mental health on the national agenda First Fortnight

This Irish arts festival has helped get mental health on the national agenda

One of its founders tells us how they did it.

From TheJournal.ie No plans for the bank holiday? Here's what's on over the long weekend Weekend Guide

No plans for the bank holiday? Here's what's on over the long weekend

A quick round-up of the weekend’s best events.

From TheJournal.ie Stuck for weekend plans? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland Weekend Guide

Stuck for weekend plans? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland

A quick round-up of weekend events taking place across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are the best events from around the country Weekend Guide

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are the best events from around the country

A quick round-up of the weekend’s best days out.

From TheJournal.ie No plans for the bank holiday? Here are the best events lined up this weekend Weekend Guide

No plans for the bank holiday? Here are the best events lined up this weekend

A quick round-up of the long weekend’s best days out.

From TheJournal.ie Goodbye to the Dublin that 'was about bars with neon lights and s**t music' Homebeat

Goodbye to the Dublin that 'was about bars with neon lights and s**t music'

A festival called Another Love Story takes place in a stately manor in Co Meath – and its founder talked to us about what makes it different.

From TheJournal.ie Looking for a weekend plan? Here's what you don't want to miss Weekend Guide

Looking for a weekend plan? Here's what you don't want to miss

A round-up of the best events happening around the country this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Stuck for things to do this weekend? Here's what's going on around the country Weekend Guide

Stuck for things to do this weekend? Here's what's going on around the country

A quick round-up of weekend events taking place across Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie A giant balloon is dangling 10 enormous boobs over Galway Breast Is Best
From TheJournal.ie Looking for a good day out? Here's what's happening around Ireland this weekend Weekend Guide

Looking for a good day out? Here's what's happening around Ireland this weekend

A quick round-up of weekend events taking place across Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie This Irish festival is quickly shedding its 'best-kept secret' status On The Up

This Irish festival is quickly shedding its 'best-kept secret' status

It’s been going for 15 years.

From TheJournal.ie Looking for a weekend plan? Here's what's happening around the country Weekend Guide

Looking for a weekend plan? Here's what's happening around the country

These are just some of the big events on this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie No plans for the weekend yet? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland County-by-county Guide

No plans for the weekend yet? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland

These are just some of the big events happening around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Christie's formally withdraws Russborough paintings from auction Staying Put

Christie's formally withdraws Russborough paintings from auction

… but there’s an October deadline to come up with other philanthropic alternatives to keep the paintings is Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Stuck for a weekend plan? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland Weekend Guide

Stuck for a weekend plan? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland

A quick round-up of events happening around the country.

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