President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins presided at a ceremony in the Arts Council this afternoon, Friday 16 August, to mark the election of composer Roger Doyle as Saoi of Aosdána.Continue reading
Aosdána New Members 2019, 2018, 2017, gather at the Arts Council
New Aosdána members, elected in 2019, 2018 and 2017, gathered at the Arts Council to learn more about the affiliation of creative artists in Ireland and what it means to be a member.
Dermot Bolger receives Anthony Cronin Award
Arts Council congratulates writer Dermot Bolger on receiving the Anthony Cronin Award at an event in the Arts Council with Aosdána Toscaireacht and Director Orlaith McBride.
Aosdána Statistical Presentation at General Assembly April 2019
A statistical overview of the original make-up of Aosdána and the change in gender balance; growth in art forms and nomination trends over the past 38 years was delivered as part of the Agenda of the 40th Aosdána General Assembly in University College Cork, 5 April 2019.
Aosdána elects six new members at its 40th General Assembly
Aosdána, the affiliation of creative artists in Ireland, elects six new members at its annual General Assembly in University College Cork, 5 April 2019.
Aosdana 40th General Assembly
2019 General Assembly
The 2019 General Assembly will take place on 5 April in the Aula Maxima, University College Cork, Cork. Members are also invited to an opening reception on 4 April in the Staff Common Room. Continue reading
Aosdána member Padraic Fiacc passes away
The Arts Council has expressed its regret at the death of poet and Aosdána member Pádraic Fiacc. Continue reading
Anthony Cronin Award
Applications are invited from mid-career writers in the English or Irish language and who work in any form for an exceptional award offered in memory of Aosdána Saoi Anthony Cronin.