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Tender for Culture Night Coordination Services
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Tadhg O’Sullivan appointed as Film Artist in Residence at UCC
The Grand Stretch
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New Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme Closing Dates announced for 2021
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Music Generation Development Officer
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Tender for Culture Night Coordination Services

The Arts Council is seeking the provision of Coordination Services for Culture Night 2021. Culture Night is an annual, all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts.

The Culture Night Coordinator will oversee the national coordination, engagement and communication of Culture Night. They will steer a wide range of stakeholders and be the point of contact for Culture Night activity on a national scale.

The closing date for receipt of tenders is 12 noon 27 January 2021.

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Digital Toolbox request for tender

The Arts Council wishes to request tenders from providers of training services, or media companies, to produce a Digital Toolbox for arts professionals, which is free for all to access on the Arts Council’s website and which promotes good practice in digital production and dissemination and acts as a training tool for those with varying levels of experience.

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Tadhg O’Sullivan appointed as Film Artist in Residence at UCC

The Arts Council and University College Cork are delighted to announce the appointment of Tadhg O’Sullivan as Film Artist in Residence for 2021.

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The Grand Stretch

The Grand Stretch / Coiscéim Coiligh is a unique artistic response to a unique chapter in Ireland's history. This season of arts events, ambitious in purpose, scale and scope will be brought to life by artists and cultural organisations across Ireland in June 2021.

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Grants and Awards
New Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme Closing Dates announced for 2021

Following the cancellation of the Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme in 2020 the Arts council is pleased to announce a new closing date for individuals and organisations who wish to tour between May and December 2021. This scheme is designed to support touring and dissemination of work across a range of art forms and arts practices.

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News from the community
Music Generation Development Officer

Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board (CMETB) invites applications for the position of Music Generation Development Officer, five-year, fixed-term contract.

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Open Call for Island Connect Residencies

ISLAND CONNECT is a collaborative program between five performing arts organisations, working with residencies located on (or associated with) European islands of different countries. In 2021, Irish-based performing artists can apply to do a funded residency in Croatia or Denmark, with a matching residency in the Irish Aerial Creation Centre in Limerick. The application deadline is 11th January 2021. For more information and to apply visit https://islandconnect.eu 

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