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Aosdána expresses its sadness at the passing of David Shaw-Smith

Aosdána expresses its sadness at the passing of David Shaw-Smith

Aosdána and the Arts Council express great sadness at the passing of independent documentary filmmaker and Aosdána member David Shaw-Smith who produced over 138 television documentaries including the Hands series for RTÉ.

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Patron of Aosdána

Patron of Aosdána

Uachtarán na hEireann President Michael D.Higgins is sole patron of Aosdána. Aosdána membership consists of a maximum of 250 artists across a wide variety of art-forms within 5 disciplines.

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Aosdána New Members Gather for New Members Zoom Meeting

Aosdána New Members Gather for New Members Zoom Meeting

New Aosdána members, elected in 2020 gathered via zoom to learn more about what it means to be a member. The event was attended by all 13 new members as well as Arts Council Director Maureen Kennelly.

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