1st August – 25th August 2022

Culture Ireland Funding

Monday, 1 August 2022, 12pm

Culture Ireland’s regular grant funding scheme is designed to support the presentation and promotion of Irish arts internationally.

The next deadline for receipt of grant applications is 1st August 2022. Applications for funding to present work internationally from 15th October 2022 onwards must be submitted by this date.

Owing to restrictions on travel arising from COVID-19, Culture Ireland is now also accepting applications to support presentation by Irish artists online provided the artist has an international presenting partner. Applications may be made for funding to support the presentation of work internationally from 15th April 2022 onwards.

See link below for further details.

year-long artist residency on cape clear island

Monday, 1 August 2022, 5pm

Call for Expressions of Interest for Oileán’s Year-Long Artist Residency on Cape Clear Island, West Cork.

MEITHEAL Plean Teanga Chléire, Comharchumann Chléire Teoranta and Scoil Naisiúnta Chléire are seeking expressions of interest from professional practicing artists working in any discipline with a primary school aged child or children for a unique and exciting opportunity; to live and work on our beautiful Gaeltacht island.

We specifically invite expressions of interest from artists who are committed to developing or working in the Irish language. Responding to our own community specific needs and the conditions of working artists who are also parents we are partnering with our local national school to provide a place for children to learn and grow in a unique setting.

We will provide a bursary of €10000, housing to match the family’s specific needs, tailored support and studio space. We will work collaboratively to support your family’s relocation to Cape Clear Island for the school year and the development of your artistic practice while you are here with us. We can also provide access to a GTeic remote working space for you and other member’s of your family.

The Residency will follow the school year and take place on Cape Clear Island between September 2022 and June 2023. Artists must be based in the Republic of Ireland and be willing to be resident on Cape Clear for the duration of the engagement to be eligible for this award.

Central Administration and Admissions Assistant – Royal Academy of Music

Monday, 1 August 2022, 10am

The Royal Academy of Music seeks to appoint a Central Administration and Admissions Assistant.

The purpose of the role is two-fold: one is to support the daily running of Central Administration services through effective administrative, operational support and excellent customer service to students, staff, visitors and prospective applicants. The other is to provide administrative support to the Admissions Team in all elements of admissions, including the organisation and administration of auditions, enrolment and graduation.

To be successful in this role, you will be able to prioritise and manage a varied and diverse workload, to problem-solve quickly and effectively, to remain calm whilst working under pressure in a demanding environment, have excellent written and oral communication skills, IT skills and have experience working in a busy and challenging administrative role. A working knowledge of classical and jazz music, in particular instruments and ensemble types, is also essential.

See link below for further details.

Head of Content – The Arts Council

Tuesday, 2 August 2022, 12pm

The Arts Council is currently seeking a Head of Content.

The Head of Content is a new role for the Arts Council and has been identified as part of its ongoing business transformation programme to streamline and simplify the funding processes. This is an exciting time to be working in the Arts Council as they establish a new model for managing funding content based on user needs with the aim of removing barriers for applicants. The Arts Council is looking for a candidate with ideas who can shape the role.

See link below for further details.

Head of Circus, Street Art & Spectacle – The Arts Council

Tuesday, 2 August 2022, 12pm

The Arts Council is currently seeking a Head of Circus, Street Art & Spectacle.

The Head of Circus Street Arts and Spectacle Arts leads all elements of the Arts Council’s policy formulation, development initiatives, grant and relationship management in this team; manages and motivates the team; manages contracts and related procurement processes, collaborates with the Arts Director, the departmental management team and other staff in the implementation of specific cross-organisational projects to deliver the objectives of Making Great Art Work.

See link below for further details.,-Street-Art-_-Spectacle/

Facilitator for Artists Care Exchange (ACE) – Age and Opportunity

Tuesday, 2 August 2022, 5pm

Age & Opportunity is seeking expressions of interest from key individuals with an interest and background in the arts and older people in a care context, to act as facilitator for a new Age & Opportunity Arts initiative, the Artists Care Exchange (ACE). We wish to appoint a facilitator from September to December 2022.

ACE will offer six professional artists who work in care settings and/or with older people an opportunity to exchange information, advice, and experiences in a group situation, whilst also learning from a range of experts in the social, medical, and arts fields.

The purpose of the facilitator is to work with the Age & Opportunity team to plan, manage, and host six facilitated Zoom sessions to be delivered by experts on specific topics in the field of arts and ageing, and devise an online speed mentoring session for a group of artists between October and December 2022 as part of this new initiative.

For a full description of the initiative, requirements, fee and how to apply please click the link attached.

Closing date for receipt of expressions of interest: Tuesday 2nd August 2022 at 5pm.

Please submit your expression of interest to: Madison Riggin, Arts Programme Administrator, at

Late applications will not be accepted.

Invitation to quote for evaluation services: Music Generation – Arts Council Partnership

Friday, 5 August 2022, 5pm

The Music Generation National Development Office invites quotations, from consultants, researchers or organisations, for the completion of an evaluation of the Music Generation – Arts Council partnership. It is anticipated that the evaluation will identify learnings from the partnership and will provide recommendations for the future. The evaluation will assist Music Generation in its planning and development for the future and will assist the Arts Council in planning future potential partnerships and investments in this sector.

Tender brief and submission details are available on the Music Generation website. Click here to view.

  • Closing Date for Queries: Friday 29th July 2022
  • Closing Date for Submissions: 17:00 (Dublin time) on Friday 5th August 2022.

International choral Conducting Summer School 2022

Saturday, 6 August 2022, 11am

Sing Ireland presents its 41st International Choral Conducting Summer School for conductors, teachers, music students, choral singers and musicians. The only one of its kind in Ireland, this seven-day intensive course offers a wealth of expertise from international tutors, all of whom are active conductors and experienced teachers of conducting. With courses designed to meet the needs and abilities of every student — from beginners to experienced and established conductors — participants at all levels will develop and refine their core conducting skills, with more advanced classes focusing on areas such as rehearsal technique, interpretation, vocal technique and style.

Based in the beautiful surroundings of the University of Limerick, the summer school provides intensive instruction in choral conducting given by dynamic and inspirational tutors. A range of workshops will cover essential and stimulating topics; there will be daily warm-ups, choir sessions and an evening of masterclasses – all ensuring a varied, vibrant and valuable course to be enjoyed by all.

(Early bird rates: for applications received and paid in full by 30th March 2022)

Collaborative Arts and Cultural Diversity Bursary

Monday, 15 August 2022, 5pm

Create is pleased to partner with the Irish Network Against Racism (INAR) to offer the 2022 AIC Scheme bursary award on Collaborative Arts and Cultural Diversity.

This bursary is designed to support individual professional artists whose practice centres on collaboration with individuals or groups (non-arts professionals).

The AIC Scheme Bursary Award 2022: Collaborative Arts and Cultural Diversity specifically aims to support an individual professional artist working in collaborative socially engaged arts practice who is from a minority ethnic background, has first-hand experience of displacement and/or is shaped by histories of intergenerational migration. For this bursary, candidates may self-identify as Traveller, Roma, refugee, migrant or otherwise through lived experience and/or second generational memories.

The purpose of the award is to support and nurture professional arts practice; it is aimed at an artist with a track record of working collaboratively with communities of place or interest. The bursary of €10,000 provides the selected artist with time and resources to carry out research and to engage with and reflect on their practice. More particularly, it allows the artist to consider key questions associated with their practice using collaborative methodologies.

The closing date for applications is 5pm, Monday the 15th of August.

See link below for further details.


Monday, 15 August 2022, 5pm

Teaċ Daṁsa is a dance theatre company based in Corca Dhuibhne in the West Kerry Gaeltacht. We conceive, perform and tour dance shows that have over the years received worldwide acclaim.

The work that Teaċ Daṁsa makes is deeply informed by a sense of place. Music, nature and our native language are at the core of this work. The quality of the process of creating work is as important to us as the work itself.

Teaċ Daṁsa was founded by Michael Keegan-Dolan who was the founder and artistic director of Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre (1997- 2015), creating three Olivier Award-nominated productions: Giselle (2003), The Bull (2005), and The Rite of Spring (2009). In 2004, Giselle won the Judges Special Award in the Irish Times Theatre Awards, and The Bull received a UK Critic’s Circle National Dance Award in 2008 for Best New Production. Rian, created in 2011, won a Bessie Award (New York Dance and Performance Award) in 2013 for Best New Production.

Reel Art – The Arts Council

Thursday, 25 august 2022, 5:30pm

The purpose of Reel Art is to provide film artists with the opportunity to make highly creative, imaginative and experimental documentaries on an artistic theme for cinema exhibition. At least two films will be supported in 2022. A total fund of up to €135,000 will be made available to each of the successful applicants (to include a production budget of €120,000 and further exhibition support of €15,000). Only films that can be made within this budget will be considered. The films must be completed to premiere at the Dublin International Film Festival, our exhibition partner, in February 2024. Applicants will be notified in October 2022 if they have been shortlisted. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview in October or November 2022.

Reel Art films must be made within a total maximum budget of €120,000 and must be completed on/before 1 December 2023.

See further details at the link below.

For more information on other upcoming opportunities please go to The Journal of Music

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