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Arts & Cultural Bursaries investment for the city’s Arts & Cultural Sector 2024.25

ISLAND Arts is delighted to announce that the council is investing in Arts & Cultural delivery across the council area. Financial support for arts and cultural grants and in arts bursaries to develop and support local artists, arts organisations and companies working in the arts and cultural sector and a further investment co-funded by the Department for Communities, for city-based constituted community groups to develop their own arts and cultural events and festivals, all of which seek to develop our city as a cultural destination and place to live and work.

John Hewitt International Summer School

Congratulations goes to successful applicants Claire McGarrity, who has received a bursary to attend the acclaimed John Hewitt International Summer School in 2024 that enables local writers to spend a week enjoying a varied programme of talks, readings and workshops led by a host of renowned writers and speakers at the Market Place Theatre in Armagh.

Tyrone Guthrie Centre

The Tyrone Guthrie Centre Regional Bursary Scheme has been awarded to Claire McGarrity and Lucy Mulholland to spend a week at the prestigious Tyrone Guthrie Centre in County Monaghan that plays host to artists from around the world working in a variety of art forms to develop their creative practise.