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November 2013

Might be of interest to those of you with an interest in Patrick Pearse:

A special workshop will take place as part of the symposium on “Patrick Pearse and the Theatre” which takes place in St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra on the 29th/30th November 2013. The workshop will focus on Pearse’s final play The Singer which was written and rehearsed in the months immediately preceding the Easter Rising. The workshop will be of interest to all those seeking to explore the theatrical writings of Patrick …Read More

RADE – Need your Vote.

RADE – Need your Vote. RADE engages drug users with the arts and therapeutic supports and provides a platform for their artistic expression. Since 2004, we have produced 8 creative writing books, 8 film documentaries, 3 short films, 6 original theatre plays, a radio play for RTE, an award nominated opera for the Dublin Fringe Festival and several art exhibitions. Through partnerships with drug services, arts organisations and professional artists …Read More

Poetry or Prose? Sign up for Courses at the Irish Writers Centre…

Poetry or Prose? Sign up for Courses at the Irish Writers Centre… Telling A Story Through Character with Gerry Stembridge This is a weekend course will focus on prose fiction, looking at the question of point of view, its uses as a narrative tool, how it affects the language, style and structure of the story. We look at how to tell the story through the characters and examine the significance …Read More

Call for Applications Six in the Attic 2014 – An Irish Theatre Institute Resource Sharing Initiative

Irish Theatre Institute invites applications from emerging theatre artists and companies interested in participating in the fourth cycle of ITI’s Six in the Attic programme, funded by the Arts Council’s Theatre Resource Sharing Scheme. ITI is also inviting applications from playwrights as the fourth cycle of Six in the Attic includes a dedicated Writers Annex.   Requirements • Each individual artist/company/writer must submit a brief written proposal (up to 500 …Read More

Danny + Aki – Two Traditions

Danny and Aki are an innovative Dublin-based duo made up of Irish fiddler Danny Diamond and Finnish multi-instrumentalist & experimental musician Aki. Their debut fiddle and accordion album ‘Music from the Irish, American and Nordic Traditions’ was critically acclaimed on release in August 2012, described by Siobhán Long of The Irish Times as “… pushing the music ever further into open spaces where, with each listening, something fresh reveals itself.” …Read More