Feature Article
Welcome to the May edition of our Newsletter
News this month
The Arts Council is partnering with a number of institutions to provide Initial Teacher Education for primary school teachers in Ireland
Bealtaine Festival 2017 programme launch -- #Alltogethernow: celebrating the power of the collective
The Readers’ Voice – Final Event
Grants and Awards
New Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme Closing Dates announced
Ireland at Showcase Scotland & Celtic Connections 2018
Engaging with Architecture Scheme closing date
New Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme Closing Dates announced
News from the community
Call for applications: artsandhealth.ie documentation bursary 2017
Arts Council Arts Participation Bursary Award Information Clinics in Carlow (12 May 2017) and Limerick (7 June 2017)
The Going Out Survey - National Arts & Disability Audience Research
Ireland at Showcase Scotland & Celtic Connections 2018

Celtic Connections is one of the leading annual festivals of world, folk and roots music and hosting more than 2,000 musicians from across the globe in 300 events at 20 Glasgow venues over 18 days.  Each year, at Celtic Connections, Showcase Scotland partners with a country to help create new international links and advance opportunities for their musicians.

Ireland has been selected as the focus country for Showcase Scotland coinciding with the 25th anniversary of Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow in January 2018.

Showcase Scotland offers a special opportunity for Irish musicians to perform with around 200 international delegates (promoters, festival directors, agents and record label representatives) in attendance from over 20 countries. The initiative with Showcase Scotland is being managed and delivered by Culture Ireland. The window for application from artists interested in participating in Showcase Scotland 2018 is now open and the deadline for applications is 17.00 on 19 May 2017.  

Apply directly through the Culture Ireland website, where you will also find information about eligibility and assessment criteria.  http://www.cultureireland.ie/news/article/ireland-at-showcase-scotland-2018