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Keeping in touch  


During this challenging time the Council is providing continuous advice via social media channels. You can follow Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council on Twitter and Facebook  

We have also had to change the way we work; you can find out more about accessing Council services here  

While the Arts Office, Grainstore and dlr LexIcon are currently closed to the public we are continuing to provide arts opportunities and activities online, so do follow us on TwitterFacebook or Instagram  



2020 Musicians in Residence

We're inviting applications for the 2020 Musician in Residence Scheme.  Three residencies are available: two for established musicians/groups and one for an emerging musician/group. The primary objective is to provide opportunities for musicians to create and develop new work. Read full details here

The closing date for applications has now passed.

2020 Arts Grants announced

The 2020 Arts Grants awards have just been announced. These grants will encourage and enable the creation of new projects, events or educational opportunities such as exhibitions, performances and school workshops; all of which will be showcased or celebrated in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown. The grants will also support artists’ career development.  Full details

dlr First Frames 2019/20 Awards

We've just announced the 2019/20 dlr First Frames Short Film Awards.  Chicken Out is a comedy/drama.  Written by Imelda Carroll, it will be directed by Richard Keane and produced by Nadege Dumont. Tacet is a horror-drama written by Riognach Ní Ghroighair, directed by Riognach and produced by Claire McCabe.  

Artists in conversation podcasts

You can now listen to recordings from our popular Artists in Conversation series by clicking here.

Exhibiting artists Paul Hallahan and Lee Welch in conversation with Rachael Gilbourne
Exhibiting artists Paul Hallahan and Lee Welch in conversation with Rachael Gilbourne. Image credit: Peter Cavanagh