News

11.10.2011
An Astronaut Lands at The Ark

US Astronaut Colonel Shane Kimbrough visited The Ark last week to celebrate World Space Week.

7.10.2011
Vote for The Ark in the Better Together Campaign!

The Ark has entered a short video into the Better Together video competition with the hopes of raising awareness about the children's cultural centre and to be in with a chance of winning a cash prize! Please vote now!

29.9.2011
Raising Funds for Harmony - Calling All Golfers!

As kind supporters of “9/11 Ireland Remembers”, a charitable concert presented by Enchiriadis Treis Choir at the Convention Centre Dublin to commemorate the 10th anniversary of September 11th, The Old Head Golf Links has donated four rounds of golf (valued at €800) on their stunning 18 hole course in Kinsale, Co. Cork. Passes go on auction today, 29th September 2011 to raise funds for Harmony.

13.9.2011
Read Paula Meehan’s “Ballad of the Fallen World”

The Ark was honoured to be the beneficiary of 9/11 Ireland Remembers, a commemorative concert for the 10th anniversary of 9/11 with the Enchiriadis Treis Choir on Sunday in The Convention Centre Dublin. Poet Paula Meehan read a poem she had written especially for the occasion and has kindly given us permission to reproduce it here.

10.8.2011
Interview with Muireann Ahern on Practice.ie

Practice.ie Guest Editor Mark O’Brien talks to Muireann Ahern - outgoing Theatre Programmer and Producer at The Ark, who will soon take up full-time as Joint Artistic Director of Theatre Lovett.

2.8.2011
20th Allianz Business to Arts Awards

The Ark and Railway Procurement Agency/LUAS shortlisted for the 2011 Allianz Business to Arts Awards

6.7.2011
Ready, steady, PLAY!

Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht officially launches The Ark's summer music festival

12.5.2011
Our Girl in Edinburgh

The Girl who Forgot to Sing Badly takes international festival by storm

6.4.2011
Winning philanthropists champion arts and culture

Congratulations to Leslie Buckley who scooped the Local Philanthropist of the Year Award for his philanthropic support of The Ark.

21.2.2011
Reflections on Crafted Creatures

Helen O'Donoghue, Senior Curator: Head of Education and Community Programmes at IMMA reflects on her experience of the Crafted Creatures exhibition