Funding of over €200,000 to support international culture programme over St Patrick’s Day 2015

Funding of over €200,000 to support international culture programme over St Patrick’s Day 2015

Funding of over €200,000 to support international culture programme over St Patrick’s Day 2015

Minister of State for Equality, New Communities and Culture, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD, announced today the international culture programme for St Patrick’s Day period being supported by Culture Ireland Division of his Department.

Funding in excess of €200,000 will support more than 50 events taking place in 22 countries. The St Patrick’s period offers a unique platform to highlight the strength of Ireland’s creative sector and foster tourism and inward investment.

Priority geographical areas such as Germany, China, Mexico, Russia and the US have been identified in a broad programme with a wide range of exciting and talented artists.

 

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Posted: 05.03.15