Awards & Opportunities
Calling Playwrights to Offaly!
Sunday 8 – Saturday 14 September 2013
Birr Theatre and Arts Centre
Scripts Ireland’s (NEW & ONLY) Playwriting Festival seeks NEW WORKS
‘How to Build a Parade’. The three day residential summer school returns this year from Wednesday 19th-Friday 21st June and will take place on the campus of NUI Galway. Full details are available in our online brochure at the following link: http://www.youtharts.ie/yass2013
HUGH O’FLAHERTY OPEN ART COMPETITION:
The theme of the Hugh O’Flaherty Open Art Competition is to represent Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty’s work in Rome during the latter stages of WW2, when he was instrumental in securing the safety of some 6500 Allied Prisoners of War, Jews and Roman Citizens.
The Seán Ó Faoláin Short Story Competition is an annual short story competition dedicated to one of Ireland’s most accomplished story writers and theorists, sponsored by the Munster Literature Centre, and is now open for submissions to writers from around the world. First prize is €2000, publication in Southword Journal, and a week's residency at Anam Cara Writers' Retreat. (Prize money will be converted to the winner's currency. First prize was equivalent to £1700.04 on xe.com April 10 2013.) Second prize is €500 and publication in Southword Journal, and 4 runners-up will receive payment for publication in Southword Journal. If the first prize winner comes to Cork, Ireland, to collect their prize, we will lavish them with hotel accommodation, meals, drinks and VIP access to the literary stars at the Cork International Short Story Festival (18-22 September 2013).
staying on Coney Island for 3 nights, accommodation, meals and tuition. Suitable for amateurs and professionals.
Booking to firstname.lastname@example.org or tel 087 6207967
Recruitment opportunities with The Return of Colmcille, June 7&8th Derry/ Londonderry.
The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award is for a first unpublished collection of poems in English by an Irish poet.
Applications are now open online at www.rds.ie/arts until the closing date deadline of April 30, 2013 (RDS National Crafts Competition) and June 13, 2013 (RDS Student Art Awards).
the 48th Annual Drama League of Ireland Residential Summer School which will be held at University of Limerick from 27th July – 3rd August 2013.
The Drama League of Ireland Summer School is unique. It has been organised and run, on a voluntary basis, for almost half a century and gives the amateur drama movement in Ireland access to top class professional tutors both from Ireland and abroad. The Arts Council has consistently recognised the value of the Summer School and has continued to provide financial support for it thereby enabling us to keep fees at a reasonable level.
Further details on www.dli.ie.
Residential Members EUR440.00
Non-residential – Members EUR240.00
Have you a child with special abilities (child or adult)?
Would he/she be interested in drama?
If so contact Deirdre O Reilly on: 085 1555 076
Cavan County Council ARTS AWARDS Application Form is now available for download.
Do you want to make ‘a dent in the universe’? If so we invite you to share your dreams @ the Art of CHANGE-MAKING.
Is this the New Year’s opportunity that you have been waiting for?
Culture Cavan, IFI project will establish a county choir in 2013. No previous experience is needed just a desire to sing with other people.
Twice yearly, the Arts Council offers grants to enable artists and communities of place/or interest to work together on contemporary collaborative arts projects.
The scheme is open to artists from any of the following artform disciplines: architecture, circus, street art and spectacle, dance, film, literature (Irish and English language), music, opera, theatre, visual arts and traditional arts. The projects can take place in a diverse range of social and community contexts including arts and health; arts in prisons; arts and older people; arts and cultural diversity.
* SPECIAL OFFER *
BOOK AND PAY IN FULL FOR ANY TWO WORKSHOPS AND GET A 10% DISCOUNT. See attached Booking Form.
DISCOUNT VALID UNTIL 31st JANUARY