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News this month
Aosdána elects 12 new members
Platform 31
Creative Places Tuam Seeding Funds announced
Grants and Awards
Deadline: Bursary Awards, Thursday, 28 January, 2021
Festival Investment Scheme 2021 Round 2
The Arts Council and the National Concert Hall announce a call for interest in The Liam O’Flynn Award 2021
Creative Schools
Creative Schools TV Spotlight and 163 new schools
News from the community
National Lottery Good Causes Awards
Job Opportunity: Reporting and Analysis Manager
Job Opportunity: Music Education Partnership Support Manager
Creative Europe Desk
Co-funding Award 2021 Creative Europe Co-operation Projects
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News this month
Aosdána elects 12 new members

Aosdána, the affiliation of creative artists in Ireland, has elected 12 new members. The 12 newly elected members are: Kevin Barry (Literature); Gerard Byrne (Visual Art); Pat Collins (Visual Art); Jim Doherty (Music); Margo Harkin (Visual Art); Martin Lynch (Literature); Gina Moxley (Literature); Valerie Mulvin (Architecture); Mairead O’hEocha (Visual Art); Arthur Riordan (Literature); Liz Roche (Choreography); Jennifer Walshe (Music). This brings the membership to 249 members.

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Platform 31

A nationwide artist development scheme led by the 31 Local Authority Arts Offices with the Arts Council opens for applications on November 9th.

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Creative Places Tuam Seeding Funds announced

Creative Places Tuam, the Arts Council’s pilot Creative Places | Cumas Ceantar programme, managed by Create has found new ways to build and connect with the community of Tuam over the past few months.

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Grants and Awards
Deadline: Bursary Awards, Thursday, 28 January, 2021

The deadline for the next round of the Arts Council's Bursary Awards is Thursday, 28 January 2020 at 5.30pm

The window for making an application opens on Tuesday, 15 December, 2020.

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Festival Investment Scheme 2021 Round 2

The Arts Council announces the second of two rounds of the Festivals Investment Scheme (FIS) for festivals taking place between July and December 2021.

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The Arts Council and the National Concert Hall announce a call for interest in The Liam O’Flynn Award 2021

The Liam O’Flynn Award is a joint initiative of the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon and the National Concert Hall/An Ceoláras Náisiúnta as part of its partnership for the promotion, appreciation and enjoyment of traditional arts, which includes the Tradition Now festival of traditional music.

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Creative Schools
Creative Schools TV Spotlight and 163 new schools

Creative Schools TV returns with a new spotlight series as our Creative Associates share behind-the-scenes insights into organisations who work with Creative Schools. This series will spotlight Ceol Connected, Barnstorm Theatre Company, Galway Arts Centre, Bare Cheek Theatre Company and Irish National Opera.

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News from the community
National Lottery Good Causes Awards

Now in its third year, the National Lottery Good Causes Awards are open to all community and voluntary groups and organisations like yours making an incredible difference in communities with the help of National Lottery Good Causes funding.

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Job Opportunity: Reporting and Analysis Manager

To support the work of its growing Quality, Support & Development team, Music Generation is now recruiting for the new role of Reporting & Analysis Manager.

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Job Opportunity: Music Education Partnership Support Manager

Music Generation is now seeking to appoint a new Music Education Partnership Support Manager to join the team at the National Development Office. 

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Creative Europe Desk
Co-funding Award 2021 Creative Europe Co-operation Projects

The deadline for applications for the Co-funding Award 2021 Creative Europe Co-operation Projects is 17:30 on Thursday 10 December 2020.

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