Our Lady of Victories Infants School

The second annual Bookbag scheme was launched at Our Lady of Victories Infants School in Ballymun, Dublin, on Monday, April 20th. Every pupil was given a Bookbag containing a book, posters, bookmarks and a letter from former Laureate na nOg Niamh Sharkey to take home and keep. Bookbag is a children's book gifting initiative, funded by...

DAA Business to Arts Award

We're THRILLED that Bookbag was awarded the Dublin Airport Authority €5000 Arts Award at the 2014 Allianz Business to Arts Awards last night! 'Bookbag', our book-gifting initiative in partnership with former Laureate na nÓg Niamh Sharkey and Children's Books Ireland is a project that provides books for school children from deprived, inner cities areas. Aimed at DEIS schools, where...

Business to Arts Awards Ceremony Bookbag

Brown Bag will be in attendance at the Business to Arts Awards in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, where the Awards will be presented by Minister for Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD!
We're delighted to be nominated in the Best Small Sponsor category for the Bookbag project, our children's book gifting initiative in partnership with former...

Bookbag at Rutland Street

“In April 2014 I was recruited by Grandmaster Book-Bagger Niamh Sharkey to join the Bookbag team.
It didn’t take much to get me on board. Not only is it a really worthwhile initiative, but the chance to doodle on giant sheets of paper with 100 energetic kids, all drawing different things and telling you...

Allianz Business to Arts Awards

The Allianz Business to Arts Awards recognise businesses, artists and arts organisations that develop creative partnerships, bringing the arts and artists into mutually beneficial relationships across scoiety. Winning projects demonstrate that working together these sometimes-diverse worlds can come together to create brilliant art, unforgettable experiences and long held memories which enhance, rather than diminish, the...