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Welcome to the December edition of our Newsletter
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Arts Council welcomes ‘intangible cultural heritage’ call
Creative Mentoring for Festivals
Grants and Awards
Bursary Awards next closing date - 5:30 p.m. Thursday, 25 Jan 2018
Changes to Traditional Arts Funding in 2018
Project awards – Deadline 5.30pm Thursday 15 February 2018
Arts Grant Funding – closing date 8 March 2018
News from the community
Gradam Comharcheol: ‘Concert’ Created by Colin Dunne with Sinéad Rushe and Mel Mercier
The Hare’s Corner – Seeding and Stimulating Drama as Gaeilge
The Laureate for Irish Fiction presents the Long Night of the Short Story
Creative Europe Desk
Support for European Cooperation Projects 2018
Call for Applications: Training for Cultural Managers
Checking in with 2017 Cooperation Project Here in Ireland
Arts Council Announces the Recipients of the Creative Europe Co-funding Award 2017
The Laureate for Irish Fiction presents the Long Night of the Short Story

 

The Long Night of the Short Story comes to VISUAL, Carlow on 21 December 2017. Curated by Anne Enright in her final event as Laureate, the evening also includes writers Colin Walsh, Nicole Flattery, Belinda McKeon and Sally Rooney, with musical responses from Little John Nee.

 

The Laureate for Irish Fiction presents the Long Night of the Short Story.

 

Five writers, five short stories, with musical responses from Little John Nee. Prepare to be entranced by a Long Night of the Short Story, where writers take it all the way to the sweet or bitter end. Curated by Anne Enright, the evening includes writers Colin Walsh, Nicole Flattery, Belinda McKeon, Sally Rooney and Enright herself.

 

Anne Enright is the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction and was awarded the honour by the Arts Council in 2015. The Laureate for Irish Fiction promotes Irish literature nationally and internationally and encourages the public to engage with high quality Irish fiction. The Laureate for Irish Fiction has been developed by the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon and is supported by the Irish Times, University College Dublin (UCD) and New York University (NYU).

 

Venue: VISUAL, Carlow

Date: Thursday, 21 December

Time: 7 p.m. (runs for approximately 3 hours including interval)

Tickets: €5, all proceeds go to the Peter McVerry Trust

For bookings see: https://mpv.tickets.com/?agency=VCMS_MPV&orgid=52270&eventId=13181

 

 

For more information on the Laureate for Irish Fiction see www.artscouncil.ie/laureate