Feature Article
Welcome to the June edition of our newsletter
News this month
Festival and Events Adviser to the Arts Council: Request for Tender
ilDÁNA 2021 / 2022
Exhibitions showcasing the Arts Council Collection taking place this Summer 2021
Grants and Awards
Agility Award 2021, Round 2
Festival Investment Scheme 2022 Round 1
Creative Schools
Scoileanna Ildánacha/Creative Schools 2021
Creative Europe Desk
i-Portunus Houses Briefing Event
Creative Europe 2021 – 2027: Spotlight on Cultural Heritage
Creative Europe Focus on Architecture
News from the community
Wexford Festival Opera seeks Executive Director
Artistic Director/ CEO Carlow Arts Festival
Irish Aerial Creation Centre seeks Managing Director
Festival and Events Adviser to the Arts Council: Request for Tender

The Arts Council has a strategic responsibility for developing arts festivals in Ireland. Festivals are key producers and presenters of the arts and are critical to engaging large and diverse audiences. The Arts Council provides financial supports and developmental initiatives to a number of single artform and multidisciplinary arts festivals. In its role as the development agency for the arts the Arts Council provides developmental supports and initiatives for festivals.

The Arts Council now wishes to appoint a Festivals and Events Adviser who will meet the needs of the organisation both from a quality and service delivery perspective. The advice sought is primarily to:


  1. appraise and assess funding applications
  2. provide critical advice on work
  3. assist in considering the scope of the specified funding application assessment work,
  4. provide professional advice to the Head of Festivals and Events, including on the ongoing development of Arts Council policy and support related implementation strategies.


Further information can be found at: https://www.etenders.gov.ie/