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20 December 2023

Deadly Conversations wins the annual daa €5,000 Arts Award in the 2023 Business to Arts Awards

The Business to Arts Awards recognise excellence in creative and cultural partnerships, where a business, philanthropic organisation or individual has supported the arts in a compelling way.

Inaugurated in 2002, the annual daa €5,000 Arts Award is awarded to an arts organisation that has shown excellence when engaging with a corporate partner. In 2023, it was awarded to axis Ballymun for ‘Deadly Conversations’ a project in association with the Irish Hospice Foundation, which focused on supporting the community in dealing with grief and loss by using creative interventions facilitated by artists. Creative Ageing International Director, as part of the Irish Hospice Foundation team, worked closely with axis Ballymun to realise this innovative and community-based activity.

Previous winners in recent years include Dublin Dance Festival and That’s Life for Bounce Club NightFishamble: The New Play Company, and Waterford Walls.

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