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Call for applications for Music Generation Co-ordinator positions 

Louth, Mayo and Sligo Vocational Education Committees each invite applications for the position of Co-ordinator, Music Generation ( X 3 posts).

A Co-ordinator will be appointed by each VEC and will be responsible for managing an extensive music education programme on behalf of Music Education Partnerships in each of the three counties - Louth, Mayo and Sligo.

All three counties have recently been selected for participation in Music Generation - Ireland's National Music Education Programme which is funded by U2 and The Ireland Funds. Music Generation aims to help children and young people to access vocal and instrumental tuition in their local area.

Fixed Term Contract (Duration: 3 yrs). €40,000 - Fixed Term Salary. Appropriate music qualification essential.

For further information and an Application Form for each position, please contact relevant VEC:

Louth: (042) 9334047 /  / Email:

Mayo: (094) 9024188 /  / Email:

Sligo: (071) 9194800 /  / Email:  

Music Programmer

The Ark, A Cultural Centre for Children is seeking a dynamic and imaginative individual with significant music programming and project management experience. Candidates will have a proven track record in producing, negotiating and promoting creative leadership in music. The ideal candidate will have a passion for child centred cultural work and will be expected to develop and deliver high quality innovative music programming for children, families, schools and teachers.

For a job description please email

Applicants should send a cover letter and CV for the attention of the General Manager either by email to or sent by post to The Ark, A Cultural Centre for Children, 11a Eustace Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2.

The closing date for receipt of applications is strictly 5.00pm on Friday 17 June, 2011. 


Ormeau Baths Gallery Seeks Artists to Join Board

Ormeau Baths Gallery calling practicing and/or career artists to join its board.Ormeau Baths Gallery is one of Northern Ireland’s leading contemporary art spaces located in the heart of Belfast. The board of OBG is responsible for the decision making process of the gallery’s development in relation to funding, programming, building operations and publicity. Ormeau Baths Gallery is looking to add to its current compliment with the appointment of two practising and/or career artists. We are keen to hear from committed and enthusiastic members who will bring with them a wide range of skills and knowledge that will meet the needs of the Gallery going forward.

Details on how to apply, roles, responsibilities and requirements can be obtained by contacting, in confidence, Glenny Whitley.

T: 028 90321402


Closing date for return of expression of interest is 3pm, Friday 3 June 2011

Dublin Aerialists Seek Creative Visual Technician

Creative visual technician with knowledge of projection/using projectors wanted for collaborating/ developing visuals for a Fringe show with the Dublin Aerialists, musicians Laura Sheeran and Robyn Bromfield and sculptor Ella Burke among others. 6 night run in the Complex, Smithfield, in mid-September. Would need to be available and committed from now until then and be free for the shows. We are operating on a profit share basis.T: +353 87 9729 226E:


Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council  Writer in residence  

September        2011

Deadline:          15 June


The writer in residence is a partnership between the Library Service and the Arts Office of the County Council. The residency seeks to support writers in all genres, with the exception of poets as the most recent writer in residence with the Library Service was a poet. The residency is envisaged as a part-time position which will allow time both  

for the writer's own work in addition to engagement and interaction with both the general public and more specifically with those with an interest in writing themselves. The writer in residence will be required to organise a minimum of two high profile public events over the course of the residency.


Artistic Director , Everyman Palace Theatre

Deadline:         3 June

Category:        Job


The Everyman Palace  Theatre is now seeking an Artistic Director to sustain and further develop its position.

Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Artistic Director will be a dynamic and creative individual who will combine

ideas and flair with a working knowledge of Irish theatre and funding bodies. He/She will be responsible for the

 artistic identity of the theatre, programming and forging new artistic and producing partnerships. There will also

be the opportunity to direct house productions. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years directing experience, with the ambition to artistically guide a building based operation.  Applications in writing to:

The Chairman, Everyman Palace Theatre, 15 MacCurtain Street, Cork, Ireland.


Two temporary lectureships in Art History  UCD 

Deadline:          20 June

Category:          JobWebsite:  

Two full-time, temporary lectureships in the School of Art History and Cultural Policy, starting in September 2011. One of these fixed-term appointments will be for 6 months, and the other for 9 months. A PhD is required, and some specialisation in Irish art history (broadly defined).


Liverpool Biennial Seeks Director Artistic Director/Chief Executive

Salary: circa £60,000

Following the decision of current Chief Executive and Artistic Director, Lewis Biggs, to move on after more than 10 successful years at Liverpool Biennial, the Board of Trustees is looking to appoint an experienced, confident and inspirational artistic leader to build on his legacy and enthuse and challenge artists and audiences locally, nationally and internationally.

The 6th edition of Liverpool Biennial attracted 628,000 visitors and the company’s ongoing public realm commissions generate audiences of tens of thousands each year. Liverpool Biennial is a vital element of Britain ’s arts offer, driven by partnerships with key organisations and institutions in the city and across the world.

The Board is looking for a candidate with a successful track record of curating shows and working with artists at the highest level, with well established connections both nationally and internationally. In addition they are looking for someone who has the vision, energy and skills to offer new thinking and ideas about the future direction and organisation of the Biennial in the longer term.If you would like further details of this post, please reply to our HR consultant:

Application should be made by letter and CV submission. Final interviews for this post will be held on 18 July 2011 in Liverpool.


DLR Call for Curator: Contemporary Craft Exhibition

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council invites applications for the curation of a contemporary craft exhibition in the Concourse, County Hall, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin in February 2012. This exhibition is inspired by the Year of Craft 2011.The curator will be asked to directly invite a selection of designers/makers for inclusion in the exhibition. S/he will have the scope to invite both local and national exhibitors; however, the County Council is keen to celebrate the local context. The curator will be required to consider, in conjunction with the Arts Office team, opportunities for the public to engage with the exhibition and its theme. This mediation strand will form an integral part of the exhibition and is intended to develop and enhance opportunities for audiences to view and experience high quality craft.The deadline for receipt of applications is Thursday 16 June 2011 at 12 noon.

Further information and a detailed brief is available from:Ciara King, Assistant Arts Officer-Arts Programme Development,T: 01 2719529E:


Internship, Cork Midsummer Festival

Cork Midsummer Festival is one if Ireland 's most dynamic, multidisciplinary arts festivals, producing a 16 day festival at the end of June each year. Cork Midsummer Festival presents, commissions and produces original new work from local, national and international artists. The intern will get the opportunity to see how this rapidly growing festival operates and will undertake a variety of work within the areas of Marketing, Public Relations and Business Development. This is an unpaid position but will provide exciting, valuable experience in arts management. Suitable candidates will be motivated individuals with initiative who have a passion for the arts and have the ability to sell this passion to potential sponsors and audience members. Candidates should have strong proven administrative skills, organisational ability and excellent interpersonal skills. Previous experience in the fields of Marketing, PR and Business Development either professionally or educationally is desirable but not essential.The expected duration of the internship is 3 months on a part time basis to begin as soon as possible.

Apply: with a CV and Cover Letter to Jane Twomey, Communications Manager at

For more information phone 021 4215134

Selected Programmes:

excel 2016

Mayo County Council's Youth Arts Programme  2016


Bealtaine 2016

Celebrating Creatibity as we Age – May 2016

Bealtaine 2016 cover 


John F. Deane

Mayo County Council Writer in Residence 2015

John F. Deane Mayo County Council Writer in Residence 2015


Culture Night 2016

Countywide programme of cultural events – 16th September

Facebook: Mayo Culture Night

Culture Night 2016

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