Arts Council Congratulates Martin McDonagh

The Chairman of the Arts Council, Pat Moylan has sent her congratulations to Irish writer Martin McDonagh who on Sunday night won a BAFTA award for best original screenplay for the film In Bruges.

‘This is a wonderful achievement by a very talented writer, and the Arts Council is proud of its association with Martin McDonagh. The public can be proud of the continuing success of Irish artists at home and abroad, and the key role that the taxpayers’ funding for the arts plays in sustaining our vibrant and creative society’, Ms Moylan said.