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Mairead Ronan

New Government Initiative Will Bring The Arts Into The Classroom

As restrictions continue to ease and different industries get back to some kind of normal operations...
Orla Ormond
Orla Ormond

2:44 PM - 4 Jun 2021



Mairead Ronan

New Government Initiative Will Bring The Arts Into The Classroom

Orla Ormond
Orla Ormond

2:44 PM - 4 Jun 2021

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As restrictions continue to ease and different industries get back to some kind of normal operations, people who work in the arts are waiting patiently to get back to doing what they love.

These people will be excited to hear about a new arts in education residency program launched today called BLAST.

New Government Initiative Will Bring The Arts Into The Classroom

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Minister for Education Norma Foley joined Mairead on the show to tell her more about the program, who can get involved, and how schools can register to take part.

Artists will receive €1,000 per residency, which will be funded by the Department of Education, and it is open to artists of all disciplines.

You can hear the chat in full by pressing the play button on screen.


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