Feature Article
Welcome to our December Newsletter
News this month
Developing an Equality, Human Rights and Diversity Policy
'Creative Associates' meet their schools and get to work
Literature Bursary Award Information Clinics
The Arts Council is delighted to welcome Katy Fitzpatrick as Adviser - Young People, Children and Education
2019 Visual Artists Workspace scheme recipients announced.
Tender for the Provision of Arts Participation Adviser Services to the Arts Council
Grants and Awards
Bursary Awards next closing date - 5:30 p.m., Thursday, 31 Jan 2019
New Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme Closing Dates announced
The Liam O’Flynn Award - Closing date - 5:30 p.m, Thursday 17 January 2019
Young Ensembles Scheme 2019
The Arts Council announces 2019 Bursary Award for Artists and Curators.
News from the community
Music Generation Development Officer (Roscommon)
Creative Europe Desk
Don’t forget Cooperation Projects 2019 deadline is Tuesday 11th December 11am Irish time!
New Business Models in Practice: Building Resilience and Sustainability for the Cultural and Creative Sectors
Open Call: Back to Basics residency programme
Literature Bursary Award Information Clinics

The deadline for the next round of the Arts Council’s Literature Bursary Award (for writers working in English) is Thursday 31 January 2019 at 5.30pm. In advance of this deadline, the Arts Council will hold information clinics in Poetry Ireland and the Irish Writers Centre to offer advice and information on the application process.

The clinics will be held at the following dates and times:

Wednesday, 12 December from 3.30pm – 5pm

Poetry Ireland, 11 Parnell Square East, Dublin 1

To book a place, RSVP to info@poetryireland.ie   


Thursday, 10 January from 6pm – 7.30pm

Irish Writers Centre, 19 Parnell Square, Dublin 1

Book your place through Eventbrite at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/arts-council-literature-bursary-clinic

The following topics will be covered at the clinics:

  • The purpose of the Literature Bursary Award
  • Who and what is eligible
  • The application process - online services
  • The application form
  • Essential supporting material
  • Budgets
  • The assessment process
  • Terms and condition
  • Common mistakes to avoid
  • Questions and answers

Further information

For more information on the Literature Bursary Award and to download a copy of the award guidelines, please visit the available funding section of the Arts Council’s website.

You can contact the Arts Council on 01 618 02 00 or email awards@artscouncil.ie