Around a million people are said to have attended the Culture Night events last night.
here are more than 1,700 cultural offerings across all 26 counties for the 17th edition of the event organized by the Arts Council.
Venues remain open late and are open to the public free of charge for musical, historical, art, comedy, and cultural performances.
At the National Gallery of Ireland, visitors were invited to redesign parts of Dublin while a string quartet entertained guests on a tour of the Four Courts and the Irish Migration Museum EPIC welcomed over 1,000 people .
More than 4,500 books were given away to passengers on intercity bus and rail journeys yesterday.
Dublin Bus offers free rides for those traveling between events, while in Cork patrons get to watch speech acts as they travel around the city. At City Hall, visitors were treated to musical performances at Magical Nights by Lee.
In Limerick, the Sionna Arts and Music Festival at King John’s Castle was a huge success while a host of musicians entertained guests at the Strange Brew Showcase in Róisín Dubh, Galway.
https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/culture-night-2022-one-million-people-turn-out-for-arts-events-across-the-country-42013686.html Culture Night 2022: One million people come to art events around the country