The RDS Conference Village A collaborative initiative between the RDS and local Hotels and businesses.
The new Lord Mayor of Dublin, Mr. Oisín Quinn, today, Friday 28th June, launched the RDS Conference Village at a ceremony in the RDS Minerva Suite. The RDS Conference Village is a collaborative initiative between the RDS and local hotels and businesses to encourage international conferences and exhibitions to the area. The objective is to attract over 10,000 delegates per annum which equates to an economic impact of €15 million to the local area supporting the creation of full-time and sustainable positions. Read More
RDS AWARDS HONORARY LIFE MEMBERSHIP TO MR PETER SUTHERLAND, SC AND PROFESSOR PATRICK WALL
The RDS President, Mr Fonsie Mealy, on behalf of the Council, today, Thursday, June 27, awarded Honorary Life Membership of the Society to Mr Peter Sutherland SC, UN Special Representative for Migration and Development and Professor Patrick Wall, Chairman of Horse Sport Ireland. Read More
€10,000 RDS 2013 Music Bursary Prize Goes To Kelley Lonergan
Soprano singer, Kelley Lonergan from Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, was today awarded the €10,000 RDS Music Bursary. Kelly, who has a Masters in Performance from CIT, Cork School of Music, is currently studying singing with Colette McGahon-Tosh at DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama. She was one of six young musicians in contention for this award. Read More
2013 RDS National Crafts Competition & RDS Student Art Awards
Online entries for the RDS National Crafts Competition and RDS Student Art Awards are open from 28 February 2013 at www.rds.ie/arts. Read more
Dedicated Irish Horse TV Channel Set to Launch
A new online TV channel dedicated to both Irish Horse Racing and Irish Sport Horse disciplines is ready to air from early February 2013. Irish Horse TV will be the first Irish station of its kind which combines flat and jump racing, excluding live racing, with the Olympic disciplines of show jumping, eventing and dressage as well as other equestrian pursuits. The station will be targeted at both a domestic and an international audience and will serve to reinforce Ireland’s image as the ‘Land of the Horse’. Read more
Primary schools across Ireland to exhibit class projects at the RDS Primary Science Fair.
Primary school students representing 120 schools from across the island of Ireland will display their class projects at the RDS Primary Science Fair from January 10-12, 2013. The RDS Primary Science Fair takes place alongside the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition and provides an opportunity for approximately 3,000 primary school students to showcase their class STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) projects, receive feedback from experts in the field and learn from viewing other projects at a major exhibition. Read more
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