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Louth County Council are seeking applications for Artist in the Community Project as part of their Brigid1500 commemorations.

Louth County Council has today submitted an RFT(Request for Tender) on E-Tenders, seeking an artist/artist collective to facilitate an Artist in the Community Project as part of its Brigid1500 commemorations. The Brigid1500 programme is an initiative that seeks to engage communities throughout the county to come together to celebrate the life and legacy of Brigid.   […]

Royal Hibernian Academy of Arts: Call to Artists

Current Calls. Listed by deadline date Royal Hibernian Academy of Arts 193rd RHA Annual Exhibition The 193rd RHA Annual Exhibition 2023 is Ireland’s largest and longest running exhibition of visual art. Open to all artists working in paint, drawing, print, sculpture, photography and architecture, the RHA Annual attracts a large public and critical audience. With […]

Markievicz Award

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media confirmed yesterday that the Decade of Centenaries Markievicz Award for 2023 will open for online applications via the Arts Council’s artists portal on Tuesday 17 January 2023. Arts Council award up to 10 artists €25k per individual or group each year. The Award is now […]

Emerging Curator Development Programme Kilkenny

Kilkenny County Council Arts Office invites applications from Emerging Curators for their 2023 Emerging Curator Development Programme (ECDP). The Arts Office initiated this programme in 2019, to support emerging curators in developing and progressing their skills, experience and ultimately their careers.   The successful applicant will gain experience and professional development in curating and managing exhibitions […]

Arts Council Funding Dates 2023

The Arts Council Funding Schedule for 2023 is now available. Start planning for next years applications. As always dates are accurate as per date of publication and any updated changes will be made asap. Most accurate version will live online here:

Ciara Agnew

Ciara Agnew is from Dundalk, County Louth. She studied art in University of Ulster, where she obtained a BA Honours Degree in Fine and Applied Arts, with specialisation in the area of painting. She is a member of The North Louth Artists and of Louth Craftmark. Her work is held in private and public collections […]

Invitation to Tender for Graphic Design Support for Bealtaine Festival 2023

Age & Opportunity is seeking tenders from suitably qualified individuals or organisations to provide design support for Bealtaine Festival 2023. This will include the creation of a suite of materials for the website and social channels, and design of the printed programme. Full details here: Invitation to Tender for Graphic Design Support for Bealtaine Festival 2023 […]

Join us for To Be Irish Celebrating the 2022 Christmas Season!

We are delighted to be returning for a third season of To Be Irish marking the Christmas Season which will run from the 14 – 25 December 2022. A Department of Foreign Affairs initiative, To Be Irish is a digital hub to engage and connect with our global Irish diaspora and those with a grá for Ireland during key moments of […]

Maria Edgeworth Festival Competitions

Deadline: 24th February 2023, 5pm The 2023 Poetry and Short Story Competitions for the Maria Edgeworth Festival now open for entries! The annual Maria Edgeworth Festival in Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford takes place every May. Maria Edgeworth was considered a lioness by literary giants including, Wordsworth, Scott, Byron and Austen. Celebrated as an 18th century novelist and enlightenment figure […]