Announcing the award, Minister for the Arts, Heather Humphreys said
“This scheme is a great example of how Local Authorities can work together to enhance the cultural offering in their own local communities.”
Welcoming news of the award, An Cathaoirleach of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, Cllr Cormac Devlin, said,
“I am delighted that the Council has been awarded additional Arts Council funding to provide further opportunities both for artists to create new work, and for local children to explore and enjoy the arts.”
Details of the commission, open to artists locally and internationally, will be launched by the dlr Arts Office in November.