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Laureate for Irish Fiction Sebastian Barry in conversation with Joseph O'Connor at the University of Limerick
Theatre Schemes Update
Meet the Creative Associates
Places Matter | Creating Diverse Participation in the Arts
Grants and Awards
Closing dates announced for the film awards Reel Art and Authored Works 2019
Young Ensembles Scheme 2019
Deis Recording & Publication Award next closing date - 5:30 p.m, Thursday 4 April 2019
Arts Council's Artist in the Community Scheme - Deadlines 2019
Deadline: Arts and Disability Connect
News from the community
Call for applications: Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office Musicians-in-Residence Scheme 2019
What Next: Dive In, Discover Dance
The MAC: Programming Officer – Full Time Permanent
And the tide was way out’ Paul Hallahan and Lee Welch : Municipal Gallery
Widmann and the Irish Chamber Orchestra present high impact works in Voices from the Edge
Writing for a Change: Flash Fiction Competition
Marian Keyes Young Writer Award
WomenXBorders
Creative Europe Desk
Free seminar: Communications and your EU culture project
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News this month
Laureate for Irish Fiction Sebastian Barry in conversation with Joseph O'Connor at the University of Limerick

Laureate for Irish Fiction, Sebastian Barry will join fellow writer Joseph O’Connor for an event in the University of Limerick on 7 March.

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Theatre Schemes Update

In line with new policies for theatre being developed this year, there will not be a round of Theatre Schemes this coming April.

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Meet the Creative Associates

The Scoileanna Ildánacha/Creative Schools initiative is in full swing across the 150 schools selected for the pilot phase of this innovative and exciting programme.

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Places Matter | Creating Diverse Participation in the Arts

Conference: 27 & 28 March 2019, NUIG,

Booking opens on February 7th   

 

Our January newsletter gave an outline of the upcoming Places Matter conference between Arts Council and Local Government. The conference will now take place over 2 days with the following agenda.

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Grants and Awards
Closing dates announced for the film awards Reel Art and Authored Works 2019

The Arts Council is pleased to announce the closing dates for the film awards Reel Art and Authored Works 2019.

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Young Ensembles Scheme 2019

The deadline for the Young Ensembles Scheme is Thursday 14 February 2019 at 5:30pm. In 2019, this award will have two strands.

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Deis Recording & Publication Award next closing date - 5:30 p.m, Thursday 4 April 2019

The deadline for the next round of the Arts Council's Deis Recording & Publication Award is Thursday 4 April, 2019 at 5.30pm. The window for making an application opens on Tuesday 5 March 2019.

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Arts Council's Artist in the Community Scheme - Deadlines 2019

Twice yearly, the Arts Council offers grants to enable artists and communities of place and/or interest to work together on projects. The Scheme is managed by Create.

2019 Deadlines: (Round 1) Monday 25 March | (Round 2) Monday 29 July.

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Deadline: Arts and Disability Connect

The Arts Council and Arts & Disability Ireland announce the Arts and Disability Connect Scheme 2019.

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News from the community
Call for applications: Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office Musicians-in-Residence Scheme 2019

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and Music Network are pleased to announce details of the 2019 Musicians-in-Residence Scheme. Established and emerging individual musicians from all genres with a strong connection to Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown are invited to apply by Tuesday 19th February 2019 at 2.00pm. Details at musicnetwork.ie/musicians

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What Next: Dive In, Discover Dance

What Next dance festival brings together dance makers, performers and audiences in a celebration of discovery and possibilities this 7-9 February in Limerick city.

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The MAC: Programming Officer – Full Time Permanent

Our mission is to  inspire and challenge everyone who experiences the MAC and that includes people who work with us; to create unforgettable experiences that change people’s view of their society and their place in it; to create a space that kick starts connections between people, and between people and art; to build Belfast’s reputation as one of the world’s most creative cities by bringing the world’s best art to our city and our best art to the world; and to reach further into society to those who live with the worst effects of inequality and division.

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And the tide was way out’ Paul Hallahan and Lee Welch : Municipal Gallery

And the tide was way out is an exhibition of new art works by Paul Hallahan and Lee Welch that looks to Utopia and the end of perceived history, adopting very different approaches to the theme. 

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Widmann and the Irish Chamber Orchestra present high impact works in Voices from the Edge

The Irish Chamber Orchestra oozes virtuosity with its team of extraordinary musicians, providing electrifying performances at home and abroad.  Its February offering in Dublin and Limerick on the 13th and 14th respectively, features a roller coaster of kaleidoscopic sounds that traverse time.

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Writing for a Change: Flash Fiction Competition

The Irish Writers Centre has announced a Flash Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction competition themed around Climate Change in partnership with the National Botanic Gardens and the Five Lamps Arts Festival.

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Marian Keyes Young Writer Award

The Irish Writers Centre is thrilled to announce a new award kindly sponsored by IWC Ambassador Marian Keyes specifically to encourage young writers aged 18-26 in the development of their artistic practice.

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WomenXBorders

The Irish Writers Centre is delighted to collaborate with Women Aloud Northern Ireland once again in 2019 for WomenXBorders on Sat 9 March in celebration of International Women’s Day. 

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Creative Europe Desk
Free seminar: Communications and your EU culture project

The Creative Europe Desk is delighted to welcome DHR Communications to deliver a special session on Communications and your EU culture project at this event.

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