The Arts Council believes that cultural interaction enriches the arts in Ireland by offering opportunities for mutual sharing, questioning, learning, understanding and change. It recognises that Irish society is made up of different strands and identities, which are constantly shifting, and that the process of interaction involves change for all involved, not just for those from new or minority communities. The Arts Council understands the term ‘Cultural Diversity’, as it applies to the arts, to encompass inclusive arts programming and, most particularly, intercultural arts practice that involves artists and/or communities from a range of national, ethnic or cultural groups. The Arts Council aims though the Artist in the Community Scheme to encourage meaningful collaboration between artists and communities of culturally diverse backgrounds, as well as artists working within the context area of cultural diversity.

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CreateIreland We're looking forward to welcoming keynote speaker Niall Crowley, independent equality and human rights expert, to #notmybeautifulhouse in Galway on 31 May More info and booking available: bealtaineconference2018.eventbrite.ie pic.twitter.com/h5MfGAnI5V
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CreateIreland Places are now available at This Is Not My Beautiful House #notmybeautifulhouse , a @BealtaineFest conference with @IAFarchitecture - O'Donoghue Centre Galway on 31 May bealtaineconference2018.eventbrite.ie/ pic.twitter.com/MBNeJchocP
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CreateIreland Tuesday 24th at 11am, Galway University Hospital Arts Trust launches a selection of Poems for Patience. These poems will be framed throughout the hospital in an effort to give time for reflection and space for hope. @poetry www.cuirt.ie/event/poems-patience-michael-coady/ pic.twitter.com/Ls89ZWMJYe
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