Archive for the category: ‘Arts’

23. 5. 2013

Dublin should get involved in heritage initiative

Fine Gael Dublin Senator, Catherine Noone, has today (Thursday) urged Dublin communities to get involved in the Friend of Irish Heritage initiative launched this week by the Minister of State […]

5. 2. 2013

Purple Flag welcome boost for Dublin

Today I welcomed the announcement that Dublin and Ennis have become the first two locations in Ireland to be designated a Purple Flag. Much like Blue Flags are awarded to […]

15. 1. 2013

HMV’s failure to honour vouchers disappointing

The decision by HMV not to honour gift vouchers as extremely disappointing, and I think it is likely that the move will damage consumer confidence. I am disappointed that they […]

6. 6. 2012

Time for an all-island soccer team

I believe that, in the coming years, we should explore seriously the idea of an all-island football team.   With our recent success in qualifying for the Euro 2012 tournament, […]

2. 11. 2011

Arts and Disabilities: an important discussion.

Greater inclusiveness is so important throughout our society, but especially in the Arts – glad to support this and feature in the article here. I recently brought this issue up […]

1. 11. 2011

Arts and Disabilities Ireland – A Bright Future

In October, I spoke at the launch of Arts Disabilities Ireland first strategic publication, Next Steps Forward. It was a magnificent experience, and reminded me of the power that organisations […]

22. 9. 2011

Seanad This Week: September 22nd

This week I expressed my disappointment at the news that 22 pieces of art which are owned by a NAMA debtor will be sold in New York and London in […]

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