Please find below a list of current opportunities and events coming up over the summer – we’ve listed them in order of date. If you’ve something you’d like to add in to the list, please email Katie on     

  • Individual Artists and Creatives Award 2021 In Collaborative Practice – Creative Ireland South Dublin
    This Creative Ireland South Dublin initiative seeks to support artists and creatives with a collaborative practice. The award is open to Creative Practitioners living/residing or working in South Dublin County Council. There are two strands to the Awards: Project Award €10,000 and Development Award €5000.
    Deadline: Tuesday 27th July, 4pm. For more information, click here.
  • Axis Assemble Bursary
    The 2021 Axis Assemble programme aims to create opportunities for artists to explore and develop new ideas through:- financial support- development space- dramaturgical guidance- engagement with fellow artists.
    Deadline: Wednesday 28th July, 6pm. For more information, click here.
  • Sharing of the Intimacy Guidelines for Stage with Ita O’Brien – Irish Theatre Institute
    Irish Theatre Institute (ITI) opens registrations to a webinar on Sharing of the Intimacy Guidelines for Stage with Ita O’Brien, Intimacy Coordinator. This 90-minute webinar will take place on Zoom, Wednesday 4th August 10am – 11.30am.
    Deadline to register: Thursday 29th July, 12pm (noon). For more information, click here.
  • Accessible Professional Development Programme for Artists and Arts Workers from Cork County Council – July 2021
    The Accessible Professional Development Programme is a series of four webinars via Zoom with an array of artists and artists professionals. The programme will be delivered by Cork County Council Arts Office and facilitated by Róisín Power Hackett. The programme aims to encourage artists and arts workers in all art forms in County Cork to develop arts projects. This programme will focus on access to supports for people with disabilities. However, people without disabilities are very much invited to attend. Cork County Council wants to assist in the development of these projects through support in exhibiting, performing, presenting, or publishing work. This support will be given in this programme through connecting artists and arts workers with each other and with the directors, curators, critics, playwrights, and theatre makers who will speak during the webinars. Furthermore, this programme will introduce the grants, bursaries and supports available to artists and arts workers through Cork County Council Arts Office and Arts and Disability Ireland.
    These 4 webinars will take place on Zoom. They will take the format of panel discussions with an audience Q + A at the end. The webinars are free, but you must book them on Eventbrite. See the 4 webinars with their Eventbrite links below. If you have any access needs, please get in touch with the Assistant Art Officer Maeve Mulrennan at or phone (021) 4285995.We can offer captioning and ISL if you need, but please contact Maeve as soon as possible.
    This webinar programme is organised by Cork County Council Library and Arts Service and is funded by the Arts Council and Creative Ireland. They will comply with our child and vulnerable adult safeguarding policy and General Data Projection Regulations.

    Webinar 4: Funding Opportunities
    Thursday 29th July 11am -12 noon
    Maeve Mulrennan Assistant Arts Officer from Cork County Council Arts Office and Amie Lawless Project Manager from Arts and Disability Ireland

  • Decade of Centenaries 2021 – Wicklow Arts Office
    The key objective of the Fund is to provide support to artists and creatives for activities/projects that will contribute to 2021 commemorations in County Wicklow. The Fund is being awarded by Wicklow Arts Office with the aim of supporting artists and creatives in 2021 in developing initiatives which will commemorate this complex and challenging period in our history and will also allow for advance planning of commemorative initiatives for future years.
    Deadline: Friday 30th July 2021, 12 noon. For more information, click here.
  • Strategic Arts Projects 2022 – Wicklow Arts Office
    The Arts Office invites applications from artists, national resource organisations, individual curators, and / or artist collectives to propose projects which will nurture practice, enhance connectivity, generate new perspectives and nurture new voices within County Wicklow, supporting a diversity of approach.
    There are two streams for Strategic Projects 2022:
    A – New applicants and proposals
    B – Consolidation / development of strategic projects previously awarded under this  scheme
    Deadline: Friday 30th July 2021, 12 noon. For more information, click here.
  • Druid New Writing Submissions 2021
    The window for Druid’s New Writing submissions will open on 21st June to 30 July 2021.
    Deadline: 30th July 2021. For more information, click here.
  • Arts Council Project Awards
    Applications are now open for Arts Council Project Awards, supporting specific projects in the field of Theatre commencing on or after 1 January 2022. Awards are available for development, creation, production and presentation of theatre projects. Maximum award €150,000.
    Deadline: Thursday 19th August, 17:30pm. For more information, click here
  • Aerowaves 2021 Open Call
    Aerowaves Europe is looking for twenty talented emerging choreographers based in Europe.You can now apply to become a Twenty22 artist with the opportunity to have your work presented at the Spring Forward festival in May 2022 in Elefsina (Greece), and also by many of our Aerowaves partners around Europe.
    Deadline: Wednesday 15 September 2021, 5pm. For more information, click here.