Spend on Culture Night 2017 upped by €300,000

first_imgRELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NewsCommunitySpend on Culture Night 2017 upped by €300,000By Rose Rushe – January 14, 2017 858 Free guided walking tours this Easter Monday Culture Night’s collective clout of 80+ events Facebook Email Stony Thursday celebrates 40 years of literary success in Limerick Advertisement Hugh Tinney celebrates 60 in Castleconnell Culture Night budget up 40% to €350,000 center_img WhatsApp Previous articleLimerick rotate panel for hurling clash with CorkNext articleThe jazz singer: meet Ian Shaw Rose Rushehttp://www.limerickpost.ieCommercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post Twitter Ortec confirms commitment to County Limerick jobs Earlier this year, falling Friday September 22, 5pm-10pmON THE back of the new five-year Creative Ireland strategy, Culture Night nationwide on Friday September 22 will have its funding upped by 20 per cent.Some €300,000 will be provided to local authorities across 26 counties to expand on the activities and platforms that open for free.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Don’t forget the inaugural Easter gathering which is billed as a perennial from here on in, on the back of the success of Centenary 1916.The Arts Office of Limerick City and County Council is overall manager locally of this epic roll-out of events, performances, trails, installations in venues and at street level.In the words of Arts Minister Heather Humphreys:“This year will also see a new annual cultural day, ‘Cruinniú na Cásca’ to be held nationwide on Easter Monday, as part of the Creative Ireland programme.“It will strongly compliment the success of Culture Night and will go to the very heart of embedding culture in every county and community nationwide.” Linkedin TAGSCruinniú na CáscaHeather HumphreysLIMERICK Arts Office Printlast_img

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