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Prestigious €38k art grant for Dub

aN IRISH visual artist has been awarded a prestigious scholarship award worth €38,000.

Kevin Gaffney (28), from Dublin, was the only Irish recipient of the Sky Academy award, for his unique film and photography skills.

The scholarship will go towards the development of a project and the cost of living for one year, alongside mentoring from the Sky and the Arts Industry. Kevin has proposed to make a film set in Shackleton's Mill on the Liffey with the money.