Irish industrial designer Shane Holland created the artwork in memory of John Phillip Holland, who developed the first modern submarine in the 1870s.
The Major Individual Awards of £15,000 are being presented by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
MP for East Londonderry Gregory Campbell alleged in the House of Commons that the BBC presenter ‘corrupted’ the recruitment process.
It will be the first time the sword has returned to Scotland since it was made in Perth in 1739.
The classical violinist was chosen to receive the award this year for her role leading the Edinburgh International Festival.
The other nominees for the award, decided by the public, are Brian Cox, Tony Curran, Meryl Williams, Lauren Lyle and Hamza Yassin.
Director general Kevin Bakhurst told the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee that RTE is facing a loss of between 10-12 million euro this year.
It comes after interim funding of just 16 million euro had been allocated to RTE in Budget 2024.
Minister Catherine Martin said interim funding of just 16 million euro will be allocated to the Irish broadcaster this year.
It comes after a series of revelations at the public service broadcaster.
Directed by Edinburgh-born Charlotte Wells, Aftersun stars Paul Mescal and Frankie Corio.
GUTTER will be performed at The MAC in Belfast this month.
In an interview with the publication, the Scottish First Minister told how he believes he can ensure a majority of Scots support independence.
Media Minister Catherine Martin said trust between RTE and the public has been ‘absolutely shattered’.
Taylor Lally stars in So What If It Rains? alongside Brian Kennedy.
Leo Varadkar said social media companies also have responsibilities around ‘harmful content’.
Creative Scotland has used money from its reserves so it can continue to support 119 organisations this financial year.
The new displays at the National open this Saturday and are free to enter.
Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Willie Rennie called for greater recognition of the role Scotland played in the British Empire.
A representative from Libraries NI said the situation brought about by a funding crisis was ‘really disappointing’.