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News this month
Arts Council welcomes international study trip to Ireland on community arts
Customer Charter and Customer Service Action Plan
Upcoming Arts Council Collection exhibitions
Laureate for Irish Fiction Event: Sebastian Barry, A Tribute & Interview with Seán Rocks & Special Guests Mia Gallagher & Claire Kilroy
Grants and Awards
Arts Council announces details of 2018 Visual Arts Bursary Award, Round 2 Strand 1 (Visual Artists) Strand 2 (Curators)
Arts Council announces details and deadline of 2019 Visual Arts Workspace Scheme
Arts Council announces details and deadline of Engaging with Architecture Scheme 2018
Next Generation Artists’ Award
News from the community
Digital Transformations funds a €10,000 'digital society' bursary
Project 52/Tionscnamh 52 pop-up performances, Dingle Peninsula
Call for applications: artsandhealth.ie documentation bursary 2018
Zurich Portrait Prize Submissions, Deadline: 22 June 2018
Irish Writers Centre announces new writer led Irish language project funding
Irish Chamber Orchestra offers baroque and romantic masterworks on it's Death & the Maiden tour
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Music Education Partnership Support Manager
JOB OPPORTUNITIES: Administration, Music Generation Waterford and Wexford
Creative Europe Desk
Seminar on Audience Development for Cultural Organisations
Application forms and guidelines now online for Support to Literary Translation Projects
Creative Europe Culture Information Desk at Visual Artists Ireland Ireland Get Together 2018
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News this month
Arts Council welcomes international study trip to Ireland on community arts

A European Union / South African (EU - SA) delegation of arts professionals connected with community arts centres in South Africa, France and Flanders will visit Ireland in May 2018.

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Customer Charter and Customer Service Action Plan

The Arts Council this month has published its first Customer Charter and Customer Service Action Plan on its website.

Providing a high-quality, efficient and effective service is central to our work in the Arts Council”.

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Upcoming Arts Council Collection exhibitions

The Arts Council’s collection supports artists’ and public engagement with the arts. It does this by purchasing excellent contemporary work to be enjoyed and valued through display and programmes delivered directly and with partners. Through the collection, the Arts Council also acts as a custodian and carer of great art on behalf of the people of Ireland.

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Laureate for Irish Fiction Event: Sebastian Barry, A Tribute & Interview with Seán Rocks & Special Guests Mia Gallagher & Claire Kilroy

In this very special event on 9 June, Ennis Book Club Festival will pay tribute to Sebastian Barry, the Laureate for Irish Fiction 2018-2021. 

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Grants and Awards
Arts Council announces details of 2018 Visual Arts Bursary Award, Round 2 Strand 1 (Visual Artists) Strand 2 (Curators)

The application window for the 2018 Visual Arts Bursary Award, Round 2 will open on 12 June 2018. The deadline for the scheme is 5.30pm on Thursday, 12 July, 2018.

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Arts Council announces details and deadline of 2019 Visual Arts Workspace Scheme

The application window for the 2019 Visual Arts Workspace Scheme will open on 8 May 2018. The deadline for the scheme is 5.30pm on Thursday, 7 June, 2018.

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Arts Council announces details and deadline of Engaging with Architecture Scheme 2018

The application window for the Engaging with Architecture Scheme 2018 opened on 8 May 2018. The deadline for the scheme is 5.30pm on Thursday, 7 June, 2018.

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Next Generation Artists’ Award

The purpose of the Next Generation Artists’ Award is to support a group of promising artists across all disciplines at an early but pivotal stage in their career.

The deadline for this award is 5:30 p.m. Thursday 21 June 2018. The window for making an application opens on Tuesday, 22 May 2018.

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News from the community
Digital Transformations funds a €10,000 'digital society' bursary

This bursary provides a significant opportunity for practitioners of any discipline (visual, performing, musical, literature, media, technology) to deliver a project responding to the emerging digital society.

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Project 52/Tionscnamh 52 pop-up performances, Dingle Peninsula

Project 52/Tionscnamh is a collaborative, multi-disciplinary arts project connecting 52 artists living on the Dingle Peninsula.

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Call for applications: artsandhealth.ie documentation bursary 2018

Are you involved in an arts and health project? Would you like to showcase your work to a larger audience? artsandhealth.ie invites applications for a €4000 bursary to produce a short film, audio documentary or publication about an arts and health project.

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Zurich Portrait Prize Submissions, Deadline: 22 June 2018

The National Gallery of Ireland invites artists to submit their portraits for the Zurich Portrait Prize, sponsored by Zurich Insurance.

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Irish Writers Centre announces new writer led Irish language project funding

The Irish Writers Centre is seeking applications for a new initiative offering writers the opportunity to develop ideas, projects, collaborations and literary supports in Irish.

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Irish Chamber Orchestra offers baroque and romantic masterworks on it's Death & the Maiden tour

The Irish Chamber Orchestra is back on the road with DEATH AND THE MAIDEN visiting St. Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick on Wednesday 16 May, to coincide with the cathedral’s 850th Anniversary celebrations. 

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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Music Education Partnership Support Manager

To support the current and future development of both new and existing Music Education Partnerships, Music Generation is now inviting applications for the role of Music Education Partnership Support Manager.

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES: Administration, Music Generation Waterford and Wexford

Waterford and Wexford Education and Training Board (WWETB) invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the positions of Administrator, Music Generation Waterford (1 post) and Administrator, Music Generation Wexford (1 post).

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Creative Europe Desk
Seminar on Audience Development for Cultural Organisations

The Creative Europe Desk Ireland – Culture Office is hosting a free half-day seminar on audience development for cultural organisations on Friday 11 May 2018 at 10am in Wood Quay (Dublin City Council Civic Offices) and we would love to see you there!

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Application forms and guidelines now online for Support to Literary Translation Projects

This strand of funding is open to publishers and publishing houses to apply for co-financing for the translation, publication and promotion of literary fiction from and into eligible languages. 

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Creative Europe Culture Information Desk at Visual Artists Ireland Ireland Get Together 2018

The Creative Europe Desk Ireland – Culture Office will be hosting an information table at the Visual Artists’ Ireland (VAI) Get Together 2018 on the 21 May in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham.

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