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Creative Ireland Bursaries 2018 announcement

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is delighted to announce the recipients of the dlr Creative Ireland Bursaries 2018.

The bursaries aim to support the considerable number of individual artists and cultural organisations that sought to engage with Creative Ireland in Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County.

The awards are funding by Creative Ireland, a five year all-of- Government initiative, from 2017 to 2022, to place creativity at the centre of public policy. The Creative Ireland Programme is guided by a vision that every person in Ireland will have the opportunity to realise their full creative potential. 

9 projects are awarded bursaries, amounting to €25,000 in total, supporting activity taking place in Cabinteely, Ballybrack, Glencullen, Glasthule, Stillorgan, Dundrum, Dalkey, Dún Laoghaire.

The projects include Festivals, Early Year Family, Older Persons and intergenerational art activities and Community Arts. The artforms supported include architecture, craft, animation, choral music, theatre, literature, visual art and dance.

Welcoming the announcement, An Cathaoirleach Councilor Ossian Smyth said

 “We are very pleased to partner with Creative Ireland to offer bursaries for communities throughout Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown to engage in our local culture through festivals, events and workshops. We look forward to seeing a variety of creative projects throughout the County in the coming months”.

 

 

Organisation

where activity will take place

Award amount

Description

Dublin Animation Film Festival

Dun Laoghaire

4000

Support for the 2018 animation film festival

Ballyogan Resource Centre

Glencullen

3000

Early years art activity with families

Blaithin Quinn

Cabinteely

Ballybrack

Glasthule

Dundrum

2300

Village Encounters, an architecture project engaging local villages communities resulting in a publication.

Dance Theatre of Ireland

Stillorgan

2500

Weekly dance classes for older people

Conlent Gent

Glencullen

3000

Wood Carving with older persons groups leading to an exhibition

Floating World

Dundrum

2600

Create an intergenerational family singing group/choir

Floating World

Dundrum

3300

Participatory project for those over 65yr to create a site specific work of theatre

Dalkey Creates

Dalkey

2300

Support of Dalkey Creates Festival

Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre

Dalkey

2000

Support for Echoes 2018, festival celebrating Maeve Binchy and other Irish Writers

 

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