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Arts Council announces €350,000 local arts collaborative awards
Arts Council announces recipient of Jerome Hynes Fellowship 2018/2019
Local Creative Youth Partnerships
Writer’s Fellowship position in Trinity College Dublin
Child Safeguarding – information clinics for the arts sector
Grants and Awards
Festival Investment Scheme 2019 Round 2
News from the community
ORIGINS 2018 Graduate Show
SEA CHANGE: IADT 21 Years of art, film and animation
Irish Writers Centre: Upcoming Deadlines
Age & Opportunity Creative Exchanges bursary in association with Music Network
Creative Europe Desk
Creative Europe Culture Information session and workshop – Garter Lane Theatre, Waterford on Monday 8th Oct 2018
European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 sees the launch of a new Heritage Award
Are you looking for European partners for a Creative Europe cooperation project?
Are you currently developing a proposal for Creative Europe Co-operation projects?
Creative Europe funded project Voyage Inside a Blind Experience launches exhibition in the Glucksman Cork
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Arts Council announces €350,000 local arts collaborative awards

The Arts Council has announced the recipients of the most recent round of the Invitation to Collaboration Scheme which sees €350,000 being awarded to five major local authority arts projects around the country.

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Arts Council announces recipient of Jerome Hynes Fellowship 2018/2019

The Arts Council announced today that Niamh Lunny is the recipient of the 2018/2019 Jerome Hynes Fellowship – offered through the London-based Clore Leadership programme. This programme aims to develop the knowledge, skills and experience of potential leaders in the arts, across a wide range of cultural activity.

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Local Creative Youth Partnerships

A fund for Local Creative Youth Partnerships is now open for applications as part of the Creative Youth Plan. The fund is open to Education and Training Boards (ETBs), and the focus is on local partnerships. Arts and cultural organisations that wish to play an active role in developing coordinated provision for young people in their area are encouraged to contact their local ETB. Proposals that have been developed with local partners must be submitted by the ETB by 21 September.

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Writer’s Fellowship position in Trinity College Dublin

Applications are invited from Irish writers of established reputation for a Writer’s Fellowship position in Trinity College Dublin.

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Child Safeguarding – information clinics for the arts sector

In line with Children First National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children (2017), the Arts Council seeks to ensure that those in receipt of funding or grant-aid, whose work brings them into contact with children, are meeting their obligations under the Children First Act 2015.

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Grants and Awards
Festival Investment Scheme 2019 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 2019 only.

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News from the community
ORIGINS 2018 Graduate Show

Lismore Castle Arts is delighted to present ORIGINS, selected from the 2018 undergraduate shows across Ireland. In June invited curator Alissa Kleist and LCA visited the degree shows across the country to choose a selection of artists whose work they felt merited exhibition at St Carthage Hall.

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SEA CHANGE: IADT 21 Years of art, film and animation

This anniversary exhibition includes contributions from alumni in the specialist fields of art, film and animation.  The exhibition is curated by Oonagh Young and highlights the diversity of artistic practices that have been developed over twenty one years by graduates.  The ‘sea change’ signifies a shift away from the traditional role of the creative industries, in-line with advancements in technology and is evident in the wide range of exciting and innovative professional artistic practices featured in this exhibition.  

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Irish Writers Centre: Upcoming Deadlines

The Irish Writers Centre has two upcoming deadlines in September. Call for XBorders: Transition Project 2019, and IWC/DBF Young Writer Delegates Programme 2018.

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Age & Opportunity Creative Exchanges bursary in association with Music Network

Music Network is offering a bursary for a professional musician working primarily in classical, jazz/improvised or traditional music to attend this award-winning, accredited course.

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Creative Europe Desk
Creative Europe Culture Information session and workshop – Garter Lane Theatre, Waterford on Monday 8th Oct 2018

FREE Practical workshop on developing European projects and accessing Creative Europe funding.

This event will offer attendees a rich and valuable opportunity to learn more about Creative Europe projects in addition to exploring ideas for transnational working practices.

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European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 sees the launch of a new Heritage Award

Each year the Heritage Council runs the Heritage Awards which recognised outstanding contributions to the field of heritage in Ireland by individuals and organisers of heritage events across the country.

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Are you looking for European partners for a Creative Europe cooperation project?

Partnerships are at the core of trans-national culture projects and a key requirement for eligibility to apply under the main funding strand of the Creative Europe – Culture sub-programme.

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Are you currently developing a proposal for Creative Europe Co-operation projects?

The next call for proposals will be published shortly.

We Can Help with project proposal development and give you tips to ensure you have the best chance of success!

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Creative Europe funded project Voyage Inside a Blind Experience launches exhibition in the Glucksman Cork

Is it possible to experience abstract artworks without using your eyes? How can a visual art exhibition be experienced by people who are partially sighted or blind? Josef and Anni Albers: Voyage inside a blind experience considers these questions by presenting key works from the artists alongside tactile models, braille texts, and playful art encounters led by touch.

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