Tag: Culture

  • Letter: Filming On Skellig Michael

    My letter to the Editor regarding how we treat heritage in Ireland, published July 30 2014. Sir, – It is now more than 10 years since Martin Cullen TD abolished Dúchas, the Heritage Service. Our national and built monuments are not adequately protected. When I questioned the OPW decision to allow filming on Skellig Michael, […]

  • Do Arts Cuts hit the right note? Irish Times

    ‘This week’s Budget, of course, represents the Coalition Government’s thinking on the role of the arts. Both Fine Gael and Labour, who are likely to form the next government, are due to issue cultural policy documents in coming weeks. The fact that they are putting the arts on their pre-election agenda indicates that both parties […]

  • National Campaign for the Arts, Ireland: National Recovery Plan (November 24) Impact on the Arts.

    Savings of €76 million need to be made by 2014 : NCFA Response to the NRP 24/11/2010. The NCFA has issued a very restrained response to the proposed Governmental cuts in Arts and Heritage (Including Cultural Institutions), So it’s linked here, whilst I examine the faulty RSS feed: These are being frontloaded in 2011 with a […]

  • Protected: A personal anarchist manifesto

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  • Dublin Culture Night 2009: Poetry Ireland

    Last year’s Dublin Culture night, wherein mostly all Dublin venues are open to everyone and include galleries, museums, film and readings was fantastic, especially the Poetry Ireland Open Mic sessions down at the Unitarian Church on St Stephen’s Green. The church is often used as a PI venue, indeed I visited to hear the belated International Women’s Day celebrations in […]