The Arts Council established Aosdana in 1981 to honour artists whose work has made an outstanding contribution to the arts in Ireland, and to encourage and assist members in devoting their energies fully to their art
Aras Eanna is a multifaceted Arts and Heritage Centre housed in a renovated weaving factory on Inis Oirr Island in the Aran Islands. The centre contains a 75 seater theatre/ cinema, two art galleries, a cafe, a translation business Cleas Teo. and weavers, basket makers and quilters workshops.
The Burren Painting Centre, Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare, Ireland. Watercolours, Oils and Pastels. Dedicated to providing quality art and painting courses. Paint among Ireland's finest scenery, The Burren, Cliffs of Moher and The Aran Islands.
Renowned for their heritage and folklore, culture and tradition, the counties of Cavan and Monaghan have a strong sense of their own identity and are truly a world apart. Their friendly people and magnificent landscape only add to their special charm.