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dlr Creative Ireland Innovation & Incubation Bursaries 2020

 

 dlr Creative Ireland Bursaries  support the  innovation and incubation of new ideas, projects and ways of working in cultural organisations and institutions in dlr.

This funding opportunity forms part of the Dún Laoghaire- Rathdown Culture and Creativity Strategy 2018- 2022, funded by Creative Ireland and delivered by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.

Creative Ireland is a culture-based programme designed to promote individual, community and national wellbeing. The core proposition is that participation in cultural activity drives personal and collective creativity, with significant implications for individual and societal wellbeing and achievement.

This round of dlr Creative Ireland bursaries offers the opportunity for professional, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown based not-for-profit cultural organisations and institutions to invest resources and time to develop innovative ways of working, engaging with their audiences or artists in new ways, test new ideas and practices or incubate a new project or strand to their work. Researching and testing pilot projects, prototyping new initiatives and establishing innovative partnerships are encouraged.

The recipients of the dlr Creative Ireland Innovation and Incubation Bursaries 2020 are:

  • Blackrock Animation Festival       €2,000
  • dlr Mill Theatre                             €3,000
  • Dance Theatre of Ireland             €3,000
  • Parity Studios                               €3,000
  • Dalkey Castle                               €1,200
  • Floating World Productions          €2,500
  • Blue Diamond Theatre                 €2,480

dlr Creative Ireland Artist Professional Development and Mentorship Bursary

The artist professional development and mentorship bursaries offers support and invests in the capacity of professional artists working in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown. The objective of this bursary is to support further creative development among professional artists in Dún Laoghaire -Rathdown and to grow that capacity of the arts community by supporting professional development and mentorship

The recipients of the dlr Creative Ireland Artist Professional Development and Mentorship Bursary are:

  • Kevin Gildea (Literature)          €1,000
  • Helen Hughes (Visual Art)       €1,500
  • Cecilia Bullo (Visual Art)          €1,500
  • Elizabeth Hilliard (Music)         €1,500
  • Nora Kelly Lester (Theatre)     €1,000
  • Jane Robinson (Poetry and Music) €1,500
  • Niamh McCann (Theatre)        €700
  • Leah HIlliard (Visual Art)         €1,500
  • Sinead Keegan (Script Writing) €770
  • Emma O'Kane ( Dance)           €1,500
  • Grace O'Malley (Performing Arts) €1,500
  • Laoise Murray (Theatre)          €800
  • Norma Sheahan (Performing Arts) €1050
  • Aisling Smith (Performing Arts) €155
  • Michelle Walsh (Theatre)        €710

 

dlr Creative Ireland Bursary winners - Round 2

The Artist Professional Development and Mentorship Bursaries Round 2, 2019 supported 11 individual artists to engage in short term training courses, residencies in artist retreats or mentorship with a more experienced practitioner.

The artists awarded bursaries were Sheena Lambert, Ali Hardiman, Pamela Quinn, Denise Deegan, Elaine Harrington, Grace Morgan, Laoise Murray, Shane Kelly Lester, Susan Early, Kathryn Maguire, Emma O'Kane, Cathal McGuire.

The Innovation and Incubation Bursaries, awarded to dlr Mill Theatre and IADT allowed both organizations to invest resources and time to develop innovative ways of working, engaging with their audiences or sectors in new ways or incubate a new strand to their work. 

Congratulations to all the artists, mentors and organisations involved.

The bursaries are funded by Creative Ireland.

These bursaries form part of the Dún Laoghaire- Rathdown Culture and Creativity Strategy 2018- 2022, funded by Creative Ireland and delivered by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.

Creative Ireland Bursaries 2019 - Round 1

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is delighted to announce the recipients of the dlr Creative Ireland Bursaries 2019.

The awards aim to encourage the development of partnerships between local communities and artists, creative practitioners and/or arts organisations in the design and development of creative and cultural projects and events throughout the County.

The awards are funded by Creative Ireland, a five year all-of- Government initiative, from 2017 to 2022, to place creativity at the centre of public policy. The Creative Ireland Programme is guided by a vision that every person in Ireland will have the opportunity to realise their full creative potential. 

3 projects are awarded bursaries, amounting to €13,793 in total, supporting activity taking place around the County.

The artforms supported include visual art and graphic design, theatre and dance.

 

Organisation

Award amount

Description

Loughlinstown, Ballybrack and Shanganagh Men's Shed

€2,031

To work with an artist to learn graphic harvesting and produce a wall mural

Floating World Productions

€5,732

Theatre project with older persons in dlr Mill Theatre, Dundrum

Dance Theatre of Ireland

€6,030

Well Dance classes and performance by older people in Ballinteer, Mt Merrion and Johnstown Killiney

 

 

Creative Ireland Bursaries 2018 announcement

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is delighted to announce the recipients of the dlr Creative Ireland Bursaries 2018.

The bursaries aim to support the considerable number of individual artists and cultural organisations that sought to engage with Creative Ireland in Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County.

The awards are funding by Creative Ireland, a five year all-of- Government initiative, from 2017 to 2022, to place creativity at the centre of public policy. The Creative Ireland Programme is guided by a vision that every person in Ireland will have the opportunity to realise their full creative potential. 

9 projects are awarded bursaries, amounting to €25,000 in total, supporting activity taking place in Cabinteely, Ballybrack, Glencullen, Glasthule, Stillorgan, Dundrum, Dalkey, Dún Laoghaire.

The projects include Festivals, Early Year Family, Older Persons and intergenerational art activities and Community Arts. The artforms supported include architecture, craft, animation, choral music, theatre, literature, visual art and dance.

Welcoming the announcement, An Cathaoirleach Councilor Ossian Smyth said

 “We are very pleased to partner with Creative Ireland to offer bursaries for communities throughout Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown to engage in our local culture through festivals, events and workshops. We look forward to seeing a variety of creative projects throughout the County in the coming months”.

 

 

Organisation

where activity will take place

Award amount

Description

Dublin Animation Film Festival

Dun Laoghaire

4000

Support for the 2018 animation film festival

Ballyogan Resource Centre

Glencullen

3000

Early years art activity with families

Blaithin Quinn

Cabinteely

Ballybrack

Glasthule

Dundrum

2300

Village Encounters, an architecture project engaging local villages communities resulting in a publication.

Dance Theatre of Ireland

Stillorgan

2500

Weekly dance classes for older people

Conlent Gent

Glencullen

3000

Wood Carving with older persons groups leading to an exhibition

Floating World

Dundrum

2600

Create an intergenerational family singing group/choir

Floating World

Dundrum

3300

Participatory project for those over 65yr to create a site specific work of theatre

Dalkey Creates

Dalkey

2300

Support of Dalkey Creates Festival

Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre

Dalkey

2000

Support for Echoes 2018, festival celebrating Maeve Binchy and other Irish Writers

 

 

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