Local Fine Gael Deputy Noel Coonan has extended an invitation to all Art Groups in North Tipperary and South Offaly to meet with Arts Minister Jimmy Deenihan who is visiting Ballina/Killaloe, Co.Tipperary, this coming Thursday.
An informal meeting will be held in the Lakeside Hotel [Map Ref;] at 11.30am where Minister Deenihan will discuss funding options with interested art groups.
“This is a great opportunity for those involved in the arts, in our area, to meet with my Government colleague who will be available to discuss Arts Council funding and other channels of revenue that may be available. I’m delighted Minister Deenihan is visiting North Tipperary because we have a vibrant arts culture in the area that continues to blossom and needs to be nurtured,” said Deputy Coonan.
Minister Deenihan will be in the Lakeside Hotel from 11.30am until 12.30pm and has expressed his interest in meeting with local organisations.
Speaking to Hidden Tipperary this morning Deputy Noel Coonan has requested: “Please spread the word to any groups you think may be interested in meeting with the Minister to discuss their various funding issues and ideas.”
RSVP please, to the Arts Office in North Tipperary County Council Tel: 067-44860 or Email Rosemary Gleeson to email@example.com