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Employment Opportunity

Youth Theatre Facilitators and Assistant Failitators

Leitrim County Council Arts Office together with Carrigallen Youth Theatre and The Glens Centre, Manorhamilton are seeking Youth Theatre Facilitators and Assistant Facilitators with a passion for providing creative, fun learning environments for young people to develop their skills and grow as individuals.

Programmes for Junior Groups (9 – 13 years) and for Senior Groups (14 – 18 years) will be re-commencing in all three locations in January 2022 and we are seeking interest from suitable candidates for all groups in all three centres. Candidates may propose to work more than one group and in more than one location as they wish. 

Closing Date for receipt of applications is Friday 12th November 2021

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Individual Artist Bursary Programme 2021

Closing Date - Friday 19th November 2021

Online applications are now open for the 2021 Individual Artists Bursary Programme. The individual artist bursary programme is designed to support the development of Leitrim based professional artists from any arts discipline through any means that will demonstratively contribute to an artist’s development such as -

New Work - Costs relating to the development or production of new work for exhibition, publication or presentation.

Professional Development - Costs relating to improving your knowledge. Research, residencies or short-term courses including on-line courses.

The value of the awards rises to a maximum of €2,500.  While there is no fixed number of awards, there is generally a larger number of lesser value bursaries and a small number of maximum value ones. The quantity and value of bursaries will depend on available resources, number of applicants and the quality of applications. 

Completed forms must submitted before MIDNIGHT FRIDAY 19TH NOVEMBER using the online form.

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2021 Arts Programme Deadlines and Funding Opportunities

Leitrim County Council Arts Office has published application details and closing dates for a number of funding programmes that artists and arts organisations can apply for this year. The Arts Office has also published details of other programmes where community groups, youth groups, businesses, schools etc. can become involved in creative projects.

Details and links to all opportunities are below.

ProgrammeEligibilityClosing DateStatus
Arts Festivals - Expressions of interestFestival & Event OrganisersFriday 5th MarchClosed for 2021
Creative Ireland Open Call -Call 1Community Groups/NGOs/Arts CentresFriday 5th MarchClosed for 2021
Artists Collaboration SchemeArtists (Leitrim)Friday 26th MarchClosed for 2021
Artists Mentoring ProgrammeArtists (Leitrim/Creative Frame)Friday 26th MarchClosed for 2021
Small Sparks - Call for CompaniesLeitrim BusinessesFriday 26th MarchClosed for 2021
Artist in Schools - Call for SchoolsPrimary SchoolsFriday 26th MarchClosed for 2021
Cruinniu na nOgYouth, Community or Arts GroupsFriday 23rd AprilClosed for 2021
Creative Ireland Co-Support SchemeArtists (Leitrim)Friday 23rd AprilClosed for 2021
Creative Ireland Tech Support Prog.Tech Hubs/ArtistsFriday 23rd AprilClosed for 2021
Small Sparks - Call for artistsArtists (Local/National/International)Friday 28th MayClosed for 2021
International Arts ProjectsArtists (Leitrim)Friday 13th AugustClosed for 2021
Creative Ireland Open Call -Call 2Community Groups/NGOs/Arts CentresFriday 23rd JulyClosed for 2021
John McGahern AwardWriters (National)Friday 23rd JulyClosed for 2021
Culture night - Call for ApplicationsCommunity Groups/NGOs/Arts CentresWed 28th JulyClosed for 2021
Individual Artist Bursary ProgrammeArtists (Leitrim)Friday 19th NovOpen


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