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Cruinniú na nÓg

10th June 2023

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Cruinniú na nÓg 2023 bursts into life tomorrow!

Ireland’s national day of creativity for young people takes place tomorrow, 10th June 2023, with over 700 free events across the country! From rapping fun at Rhyme Island’s Rock the Block event in Cork, to Circus Explored open days all over the country – a wave of creative fun is set to sweep the island.


This Is Art! 2023 winners announced

Celebrating young artists of all abilities, after 3,000 entries and a prize fund of over €10,000, the winners of This Is Art! 2023 have been announced. The competition promotes artistic practice among young people and encourages and supports creativity, originality and self-expression.

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Creative Climate Action II: Agents of Change

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Creative Communities

€6.6m announced for Creative Ireland local authority projects in 2022

Announced in January by Minister Catherine Martin TD and Minister Darragh O’ Brien TD, the funding will offer thousands of opportunities for people of all ages across Ireland to engage with creative projects in their local areas.

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Creative Youth

· 186 new schools join Scoileanna Ildánacha/Creative Schools

· 78 additional schools will join the Schools Excellence Fund – Creative Clusters initiative

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD today announced (5.10.22) the creation of 21 new 2022 Creative Clusters comprising 78 schools. The Department of Education’s budget for Creative Clusters in 2022 is €595,000.

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