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Press Releases 2009

Press releases from Kildare County Council Arts Service are added to this section on an ongoing basis, as projects arise. To view press releases from previous years, choose the year you are interested in from the following list;

[March 03, 2009]

The Performance Corporation scoop award at the Irish Times Theatre Awards 2009

The Nose

 Congratulations to The Performance Corporation who received an award at the 12th annual Irish Times Theatre Awards which took place on Sunday March 1st.  The best lighting designer award went to Kevin Treacy for The Performance Corporation’s production of The Nose by Nikolai Gogol, adapted by Tom Swift.  Click link to read more.


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[February 26, 2009]

Public Art: Panel of Artists

Perpetual motion Kildare County Council invite expressions of interest from artists for Public Art projects that may arise from Per Cent for Art schemes and other commission opportunities.                                                                   Please submit examples of previous work and your CV by Friday 6th March 2009

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[February 17, 2009]

Maynooth Film for All: Kings


Actor Donal O'Kelly and and playwright Jimmy Murphy will be in attendance at Maynooth Film for Alls screening of  Tom Collins’s Irish language film KINGS in JHL2, NUI Maynooth on Wednesday 4th March at 7.45pm.


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[January 29, 2009]

Maynooth Film for All: Taxi to the Darkside

Taxi to the Darkside small web.jpg "Taxi to the Darkside" will be screened on Wednesday, 4th February at 7.45pm, in JHL2, John Hume building, on the north campus. This Oscar winning film examines the US military’s by now notorious practices of arbitrary detention, torture and extraordinary rendition.

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[January 13, 2009]

Kildare Arts Service Awards and Opportunities 2009

Transitopia August 2008Kildare County Council Arts Service invites applications for the following : Arts Act Grants Scheme, Cecil Day Lewis Literary Bursary Award, Kildare Dance Summer School Bursary Award, Tyrone Guthrie Residency Bursary Award, Drama League of Ireland Summer School Bursary Award, Recording Bursary @ Leixlip Library.

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[January 06, 2009]

Maynooth Film for All: The Edge of Heaven

The Edge of Heaven The Edge of Heaven will be screened on Wednesday 14th January @ 7.45pm.  Please Note - there is a change of venue - for one night only ……  we will be in Callan Hall on the old campus.


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