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Cultural cowardice

Posted on March 27, 2015

By Ben Heine

 By Niall O Baoill, Blue Drum (A longer version of this blog piece is available from Blue Drum.)

 

What could be more fair and dynamic than to enable more open systems of community-based arts provision and dialogues? Processes that could, in turn, catalyse fresh sets of understandings around contemporary culture, the developmental role of the arts and the unique and needed contribution of artists. Powered together, these could help Ireland develop resilience in the face of unprecedented economic, social and cultural threats.

 Community, no matter what your definition – geographic, identity or interest-based – can provide fertile ground in which such vital cultural discourses and experimentations might occur. I have knowledge of not dissimilar initiatives in many North American situations – ones with proven outcomes.

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An bhfuil cead agam dul go dtí na tithí cúirte le do thoil?

Posted on February 12, 2015

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Blag ar an easpa rochtain ar cheartas i gcomhair cainteoirí dúchais san chóras cúirte in Éireann

Is é an Cúnant Idirnáisiúnta ar Chearta Eacnamaíocha, Sóisialta agus Cultúrtha (CICESC) ná ionstraim cearta an duine idirnáisiúnta a dhéanann sainaithint ar chearta eacnamaíocha, sóisialta agus cultúrtha a bhfuil de dhualgas ar an Stát a chosaint. Shínigh agus dhaighnigh Éireann an Cúnant Idirnáisiúnta ar Chearta Eacnamaíocha, Sóisialta agus Cultúrtha (CICESC) i 1989.

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Cearta Teangain sa Dlí

Tagann cearta teangain taobh istigh de théarmaí tagartha Airteagail 15 den Cúnant Idirnáisiúnta ar Chearta Eacnamaíocha, Sóisialta agus Cultúrtha. Clúdaíonn Airteagal 15 cearta cultúrtha, agus de bharr an Airteagal sin caithfidh an Stát gach bheart a chur i bfheidhim chun an chultúr sin a chaomhnú, a fhorbairt agus a scaipeadh.(*)

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