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Painting herself out of a corner: artist  Mary Duffy by the beach at  at Newcastle, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Eric Luke

Disability is a double-edged sword. There has been a huge change in attitudes to and support for students with diagnosed disabilities at all levels(...)

 Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar: “These figures suggest that the Gathering has got off to a strong start.”

The Gathering has significantly boosted tourism figures so far this year from North America and continental Europe, Fáilte Ireland stati(...)

Bees: imagine a world without them. No honey for your porridge. And probably no porridge, either. That’s a gentle nudge towards thinking about (...)

Education April 2013. WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 10:The National Gallery of Art's High School Summer Institute students Sam Girardot, 15, Mary Matecki, 17, and Ateret Sultan-Reisler, 17, add a little paint to one of the mobiles they created as a permanent installation at Northwest One Library are  hung Tuesday July 10,  2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Katherine Frey/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

The role of the arts within education over the years has been patchy, to say the least. And with relations between teachers and Minister for Educat(...)

Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan: “I'm really heartened by the positivity of artists towards this proposal.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Artists and arts organisations in receipt of taxpayers' money will be asked to give time to local schools. The public s(...)

Ulick O Connor talks to Mannix Flynn at the Aosdána 
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general assembly in the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin, yesterday. Photograph: David Sleator

The annual meeting of artists’ group Aosdána was staged under a European theme yesterday but a domestic matter – the State’s p(...)

 Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton launching the JobBridge internship scheme with Taoiseach Enda Kenny and HP Ireland managing director  Martin Murphy. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The JobBridge scheme is being extended to allow internships in the arts sector. Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton and Minister f(...)

Fr John Heffernan blesses the ashes of actor Milo O’Shea as they are interred at a special ceremony for family and friends at Deansgrange Cemetery in Dublin yesterday. O’Shea died in New York last week. In attendance were his widow, actor Kitty Sullivan O’Shea (centre in brown coat), sons Colm (far right) and Steven (left with grey scarf) and other friends and family members. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Milo O’Shea’s ashes have been interred in Dublin following a simple prayer ceremony attended by some 50 of his closest family and friends. (...)

 Mick Hannigan, Cork Film Festival director since 1986 and chief executive since 2009, rejected any suggestion that the issue was down to funding and said he believed the festival board simply wanted a change of team. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Cork Film Festival director Mick Hannigan and festival programmer Una Feely have expressed their dismay after being informed that they are to b(...)

Members of Shelter Me from the Rain, a new opera, with conductor Fergus Shiel. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

How do you get from deciding to be a conductor at the age of 14 to conducting Tristan und Isolde (...)

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