Posts Tagged ‘funding’

O’Regan Bursary – Applications Now Sought

Waterford Arts Officers Conor Nolan and Margaret Organ with Chairperson of Bursary Bertie Rogers.
The application for the 2015 Ted and Mary O’Regan Arts Bursary is now open – deadline Thursday 30th April at 5pm. The bursary grants up to €5K each year to artists with an association to Waterford. It is aimed at enabling artists to reach a goal which otherwise wouldn’t be possible without some financial assistance. Among [...]

Council approves over €220,000 in arts grants

Waterford City & County Council has announced plans to invest €220,000 in direct arts grants to arts organisations across the city and county. The grants are the first to encourage a county wide programme of arts and cover three areas – Arts Practice, Audience and Venues. Details of this year’s grants were discussed at the [...]

Criticism of low funding allocations for 1916 commemorations

Fianna Fáil Cllr M J O’Ryan.
Disappointment has been expressed by local councillors at the low level of funding provided for 1916 commemoration celebrations. Waterford City & County Council is to receive approximately €30,000 from the Government’s central 1916 Rising Commemoration Fund to help organise and run events celebrating the 100th anniversary of the rebellion next year. At the March Comeragh District meeting [...]

Council announces legacy project

The OPW have agreed a budget of €91,600 for new arts projects for Waterford this year. In 2013, former Director of Services with Waterford City Council Colette Byrne initiated discussions with the OPW to release the per cent for art allocation relating to the flood relief works to go towards public arts projects in Waterford [...]