axis' arts development work provides access to both participation and development in all areas of the arts. This is done through our work in arts in education, youth arts, artists development, multi displinary art classes, arts projects, early years projects, and development projects in community settings among many others.

03-Jan-2017 to 26-May-2017

Runs: January to May

Building on the exciting momentum created through Creative Space 2, a project exploring young men, creativity and mental health, Creative Space 3 sees axis expand the programme in Ballymun and to other areas of Dublin.

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04-Jan-2017 to 30-Jun-2017

Is múinteoir drámaíochta, dramaturg agus scríbhneoir í Aifric Ní Ruairc. Is brea léi cláracha drámaíochta a chur i láthair do pháistí. Bíonn idir óg agus aosta as gach cúlra ag freastal ar a cuid ranganna. Ba mhaith leí deis a thabhairt do gach éinne iad féin a léíriú tríd dráma agus Gaeilge.

Aifric Ní Ruairc is a drama facilitator, dramaturg and writer. She has a passion for developing drama programmes for children but works with people of all ages and backgrounds. Aifric is also a Gaeilgeoir who believes that the best way to learn a language is to live it. She has been running a successful Irish language drama club in Ballymun for six years and loves celebrating both theatre and Irish language. Aifric would love to give more people the opportunity to express themselves through Irish and through Drama and will do so through her residency in axis.

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10-Apr-2017 to 12-Apr-2017

Time: Various Times

Ballymun’s cultural calendar wouldn’t be the same without the annual ‘LiFT Youth Arts Festival’. For one week, the streets and venues of Ballymun will be taken over as young people aged 13-23, showcase and experience the very best in youth arts. Our fringe ‘Little LiFT’ programme is also back for younger festival goers (10-12 years). With a jam-packed week of shows, workshops, exhibitions and school engagement, Ballymun is the place to be this March.

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