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PRESENTATION AND Q&A - Public Sentiment Research
Aosdána elects a new member
RAISE Newsletter
Nollaig Casey appointed Traditional Artist in Residence 2021 at University College Cork
Youth voice - share your good practice
Grants and Awards
Countess Constance de Markievicz Award
International Arts
Call for Expressions of Interest for experts for European Capital of Culture panel – deadline 31 December 2020
News from the community
Cork Midsummer Festival announces call out for applications for exciting opportunities for artists
Fastnet Festival of Film is pleased to announce ‘The Puttnam Award’
Vacancy: Music Generation Development Officer (Leitrim)
Creative Europe Desk
Showcasing Event and Publication launch for 'Across Borders - Across the Board Creative Europe 2017-2019'
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PRESENTATION AND Q&A - Public Sentiment Research

Market research firm Behaviour and Attitudes have carried out a second phase of research on behalf of the Arts Council  to monitor public attitudes to attending live events and mitigation measures. The research also covers attitudes to participation in online arts activity and attitudes to payment for online arts. 

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Aosdána elects a new member

Aosdána, the affiliation of creative artists in Ireland, elects a new member. The newly elected member is choreographer John Scott. There had been a tie between three candidates for the last available place at the first ballot count on 13 October. The second ballot count on 3 Nov completes the election of new members for 2020.

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RAISE Newsletter

The autumn edition of the RAISE Newsletter is now available on this link to the Arts Council website.

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Nollaig Casey appointed Traditional Artist in Residence 2021 at University College Cork

The Arts Council, in association with, The College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences (UCC) and the School of Film, Music, and Theatre (UCC), announce the appointment of the internationally renowned performer and composer, Nollaig Casey, as the Traditional Artist in Residence at University College Cork 2021. Casey will deliver a series of concerts, workshops, and classes over the course of her 1-year residency, beginning in January 2021.

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Youth voice - share your good practice

The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) and Hub na nÓg invite arts organisations to share your good practice examples of involving young people in decision making, by participating in a survey.

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Grants and Awards
Countess Constance de Markievicz Award

The deadline for receipt of applications is: 5.30pm on Thursday 4 February 2021

Application window will open on 5 January 2021.

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International Arts
Call for Expressions of Interest for experts for European Capital of Culture panel – deadline 31 December 2020

This open call for expressions of interest is managed by the European Commission, Directorate-General Education and Culture, Directorate Culture and Creativity. The European Commission issues this call with the aim of establishing a pool of potential "European experts" for the Panel.

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News from the community
Cork Midsummer Festival announces call out for applications for exciting opportunities for artists

Create a new Midsummer Moment in their Midsummer Commission; become the next recipient of the Jane Anne Rothwell Award; or engage in a Creative Enquiry with young Travellers and their families.

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Fastnet Festival of Film is pleased to announce ‘The Puttnam Award’

Fastnet Festival of Film is pleased to announce ‘The Puttnam Award’, which will provide €20,000 to fund production of a live-action short film to be made on the Wild Atlantic Way in Cork with a theme reflecting ‘The New Normal’.  

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Vacancy: Music Generation Development Officer (Leitrim)

Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSL ETB) is now inviting applications for the following fixed term position:

 

Music Generation Development Officer (Leitrim)

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Creative Europe Desk
Showcasing Event and Publication launch for 'Across Borders - Across the Board Creative Europe 2017-2019'

The Culture Office will present an overview of Irish participation in the Creative Europe programme via their new publication Across Borders- Across the Board.

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