This year €55,000 in bursaries has been awarded to artists by the Artlinks partnership of local authorities Arts Offices in Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford. This initiative is supported by the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon to provide professional development opportunities and supports for established and emerging artists who are resident in these four counties in the South East region.

The recipients of bursaries from the Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council are: Carl Giffney, City/Visual Arts. Clodagh Beresford Dunne, Dungarvan/Literature. Sandra Kelly, City/Visual Arts.  Róisín Sheehy, Tramore/Dance. James Merrigan, City /Visual Arts. Jane Jermyn, Lismore/Visual Arts. Clare Scott, Tramore/Visual Arts. Blawnin Clancy, Dungavan/Visual Arts. Rayleen Clancy, An Rinn/Visual Arts. Alan Murphy, Lismore/Literature. Ciara Gormley, Modeligo/Visual Arts. Laura McNamara, Dungarvan/Visual Arts and Ollie Breslin, City/Film.

Artists who are resident within the four partner Local Authorities can register for membership free of charge on www.artlinks.ie.


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