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All the latest news from Music Network can be found here, including press releases for the current and past seasons and press reviews.

Music Network presents PORTICO QUARTET

11 January 2010

Music Network presents the weird but wonderful sound of Mercury-prize nominated UK Portico Quartet on a national tour from Tuesday 16th – Thursday 25th February. Showcasing tunes from their recent album Isla which has been described by MOJO as a brew of, “… Steve Reich mathematics, Radiohead dread, African desert grooves and ECM northern melancholy …a chiming cavernous sound-world that is both exotic and hypnotic”.
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€136,000 in funding awarded through the Music Capital Scheme

15 December 2009

The Arts Council in association with Music Network today announced the names of sixteen individuals and organisations awarded funding through the Music Capital Scheme, an initiative designed to provide support for the purchase of musical instruments.
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Fidil feature article - The Irish Times

07 December 2009

The Donegal fiddle style – fiery pacing, assertive bowing patterns and a fondness for ‘playing the octave’ – is now in the hands of a young trio called Fidil, writes Siobhán Long
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Music Network Presents The Homecoming

03 December 2009

Fans of traditional Irish music will relish January’s tour, The Homecoming, which brings together four of Ireland’s finest musical émigrés: Susan McKeown, Paddy O’Brien, Aidan Brennan and Cillian Vallely.
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Fidil CD Review - The Irish Times

03 December 2009

FIDIL is this week's CD choice reviewed in The Irish Times
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Music Network Announces 2010 Spring Season

25 November 2009

Music Network today announced a host of music luminaries for its 2010 Spring Season spanning a range of music performance styles from traditional Irish, jazz, chamber, classical and baroque.
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Music Network Seeks Project Director for a Scheme for a National Music Education Programme

25 November 2009

The project director of a scheme for a national music education programme is a new position, created to establish and run a major programme of music education in Ireland.
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MUSIC RECORDING SCHEME AND PERFORMANCE & TOURING AWARD 2009 RESULTS

16 November 2009

Music Network today (16 November) announced the results of the 2009 Music Recording Scheme and the final round for 2009 of the Performance & Touring Award. As the national music development agency, these funding supports are part of a range of Music Network activities that aim to support professional musicians in Ireland.
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2009 Music Recording Scheme

16 November 2009

Music Network today (16 November) announced the results of the 2009 Music Recording Scheme and the final round for 2009 of the Performance & Touring Award. As the national music development agency, these funding supports are part of a range of Music Network activities that aim to support professional musicians in Ireland.
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Music Network Announces Music Recording Scheme and Performance & Touring Award 2009 Results

16 November 2009

Music Network today (16 November) announced the results of the 2009 Music Recording Scheme and the final round for 2009 of the Performance & Touring Award. As the national music development agency, these funding supports are part of a range of Music Network activities that aim to support professional musicians in Ireland.
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