Social welfare scheme for self-employed artists extended to wider creative community

The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD and the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty TD, have today announced the extension of the scheme on a permanent basis to self- employed artists including those working in the performing arts, film and architecture. An initiative of the Creative Ireland Programme,…

Minister Madigan announces appointments to the Board of the Crawford Art Gallery

The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD, has announced that she will appoint the following persons as members of the Board of the Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, for a term of five years: Dr Louise Crowley and Mr Sean Clarke. The appointments follow a public call for applications on www.stateboards.ie and an assessment process. Commenting on…

Minister Josepha Madigan TD launches 2018 Hard Working Class Heroes

The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD recently launched this year’s Hard Working Class Heroes (HWCH) showcase and conference. This annual event attracts key members of the global music industry to Ireland to engage with new and emerging Irish music in some of Dublin’s best live music venues. The HWCH conference…