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Royal Irish Academy Culture and Heritage Working Group Publish Series of Papers

06 December 2018

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PDF icon Royal Irish Academy Response to the Creative Ireland Programme Mary Canning, MRIA PDF icon Discussion Paper 1. Creativity in the Sciences Luke Drury, MRIA PDF icon Discussion Paper 2. ‘The earth has music for those who listen’: Creativity in Music in Ireland Lorraine Byrne Bodley, MRIA PDF icon Discussion Paper 3.  The Gaeltacht, the Irish Language, Folklore and Vernacular Creativity Angela Bourke, MRIA with Diane Negra PDF icon Discussion Paper 3. An Ghaeltacht, an Ghaeilge, an Béaloideas agus Cruthaitheacht na nDaoine Angela Bourke, MRIA le Diane Negra

RIA Response to the Creative Ireland Programme

In the light of government’s Culture and Creativity Capital Plan, which details an intent to fortify investment in a range of cultural activities and enterprises, the Royal Irish Academy’s Culture and Heritage Working Group has undertaken to generate position papers highlighting modes of creativity associated with public culture, public institutions and vernacular culture. Written by senior academics with strong ties to many of the state’s cultural institutions, these papers constitute a set of reflections regarding the necessity for and social benefits of supporting enhanced attention to the creativity of Irish life. 

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