Voluntary/ Amateur Grants

2022 Grant


De La Salle Scout Pipe band, C/O Pat Murphy. Annual


City Of Waterford Brass band C/O Michael Doody,

Annual programme

Dungarvan Brass Band C/O William Dee, Annual


Barrack Street Concert Band, 150th Anniversary

Programme & Celebration

Thomas Francis Meagher Band C/O Aoife Murphy,

Annual programme

Symphony Club of Waterford €3,000
Notable Works – Choral producers €1,000

Rural Arts Grant

2022 Recommendation

Lismore Castle Arts €6,000
Emily Aherne, Brideview Drama group (Am/Vol) €1,500
Fidelma Meaney, Curtain Call Productions (Am/Vol) €1,500

Professional Grants


James Power, Stagemad €1,500
Jenna Whelan, Schools and Youth collaboration project. €6,500
Waterford Youth Arts €6,500
Waterford Healing Arts €6,000
Little Red Kettle. €3,500
Ben Hennessy – Artist’s website €1,500
Janie Kavanagh – towards Harry Clarke Window project €1,500
Carmel Cleary – towards exhibition €1,500
Deirbhle Drommey – solo play €1,500
Waterford Walls (John O’Connell) – multi media project €3,600
T&MOR Bursaries (via O.Breslin) €4,000

Playwright & Producer Team Grant (Phase 1)

2022 Recommendation

Playwright Keith Dunphy and Producer Michael Grant – “Modern Colossus” based on the life of Tyrone giant

Charles Byrne

Playwright & Producer Team Grant (Phase 2) TBA Q2 €1,500

Screenwriter & Producer Team Grant (Phase 1)

2022 Recommendation

Screenwriter Luke Corcoran & Producer Sean Kelly:

‘Tuesday Traders’

Darina Clancy & Cormorant films – a series based on the

many sea wrecks in the south east and the tragedies that surround them (filmed series).

Emmet Kelly “Fractured” A short film based on a broken

father/son relationship

Screenwriter Ollie Breslin and producer Eadaoin

Breathnach – Rev. James Alcock documentary


Screenwriter & Producer Team Grant (Phase 2) TBA Q2


Artist’s Project Bursary (x4 @ 3,313) TBA





Deontais Ealaíon Chomhairle Cathrach & Contae Phort Láirge

(We advise you to get your application in two days before the deadline!)

There are three categories:
• Professional/Amateur Organisations and individuals
• Rural Arts Networking
• And Playwright & Producer / Screenwriter & Producer
We have incorporated a transparent detailed marking system (you are able to see the marks for the individual areas from which you will be adjudicated from)
We are encouraging ‘Links’ but also have a higher Mb rate for uploaded materials such as Brochures, Safety plans etc
We are advising that the maximum grant you can apply for is €6,500

Please note that individuals applying for grants are required to be registered members of Artlinks. This can be done by contacting Margaret Organ (morgan @ waterfordcouncil.ie) with ‘Artlinks’ in the subject matter box.

Applicants need to read the 2022-Arts-Grants-Guidelines and the Waterford Arts Strategy 2016-2021 before applying.

Click the link relevant to your application below:

Waterford Arts Practice Grants 2022 including Rural Arts Grants (Choose from the dropdown menu in Q9)
Waterford Specialist Arts Grants 2022 (Screenwriter/Producer and Playwright/Producer)
Deontais Cgleachtais Ealaíon Phort Láirge 2022
Foirm Iarratais ar Shaindeontas Ealaíon 2022

For Arts Venue Grant applications Click here.

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