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Arts Council’s programme as part of Ireland 2016
Giving Voice: Antigone and the dishonoured dead
Arts Council announces Traditional Artist in Residence at UCC.
Silent Moves Ignite tour
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Young People, Children and Education (YPCE) Programme Activity Fund 2016
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Arts Council Artist in the Community Scheme decisions - Second Round 2015
Music Capital Scheme 2015 opened for applications
Descendants of 1916 Sought for Traditional Music Project
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Giving Voice: Antigone and the dishonoured dead

Antigone is a figure in Greek drama who begs for the decent burial of her brother Polynices, a rebel against the state. This first in a series of three Laureateship lectures looks at the play by Sophocles in order to discuss the role of the female voice in Irish life, and what it means to plead for the dishonoured dead. 


The lecture will be delivered in Dublin and Cork:


7pm, November 12, 2015

Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2

Admission is free but booking must be made in advance. Book through EVENTBRITE.

6pm, November 19, 2015

University College Cork, Western Road, Cork


Admission is free. Advance booking is not necessary. 


Anne Enright is the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction and was awarded the honour by the Arts Council in early 2015. The Laureate for Irish Fiction will promote Irish literature nationally and internationally and encourage the public to engage with high quality Irish fiction. The Laureate for Irish Fiction has been developed by the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon and is supported by University College Dublin (UCD), New York University (NYU) and The Irish Times.


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