A conference on philanthropy and the arts takes place this Thursday in Dublin.
A Welsh MP is seeking ideas for a folk music manifesto. Could a manifesto for traditional music in Ireland be developed?
Alvina Grosu has been appointed to the Arts Council position, in which she will implement a scheme that examines diversity in artists' work and people's experience of the arts.
The Arts Council is accepting applications for its recording fund, designed to give support to performers and composers working in non-commercial genres to ensure the maximum dissemination of their work.
The joint Arts Council/Temple Bar Cultural Trust initiative will help arts organisations connect with their audiences
The Arts Council has announced details of deadlines for a number of funding and grant opportunities for musicians and composers.
The maximum amount for the Arts Council's music commissions award is €10,000. Submissions should be made by Thursday, 15 March 2012.