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Linenhall St, Castlebar, Mayo.

T: 094 9023733




Wednesday 10th September @ 7.30pm

Café Writers Reading & Booklaunch

Join the Sligo-based Café Writers and some of our local musicians in the Linenhall coffee shop to celebrate the launch of the writers' first anthology. Jean Tuomey from Castlebar and her writing friends from Sligo, Sheila Ni Chuirc, Maura Gilligan, Liam Maloney, Ann Mc Kirdy, Eamon Ó Cleirigh, Andrew O' Reilly, Emma Purcell, Stephanie Ripon and Nora Ryan will read from the collection. The book includes photos, drawings and paintings chosen or produced by the writers to accompany their pieces. Mayo musicians, Louise Conroy, David Tuomey, Teresa Burke and Orla Mannion will sing and play to make the place swing. All profits from the book go to the North West Hospice Fund.


Awards deadline 2018 announced 

Amateur Drama and Music Assistance Recording Awards and Tyrone Guthrie Residency now open for application for 2018. 

Deadline: 23rd October 2018 at 5pm. 

For more information and application forms go to: Funding Application Form

Mayo Arts Service: T:094 9064376 / 094 9064367, 

Awards deadline 2018 announced-read the full story.

Mayo County Council Arts Plan 2018 - 2022

Mayo County Council Arts Office is currently developing a new five-year strategic arts plan for the county, which will be produced early next year.

We are actively seeking the views of those involved and interested in the arts, at all levels, within the county. This includes arts venues, festivals, artists, communities and people who use, or who benefit from our service.

We would welcome your contribution. Please complete our Arts Plan questionnaire, link below. (Alternatively you can write, email or phone the arts office. Or you can request a word document of the questionnaire)

Our current arts plan can be viewed here Mayo County Council Strategic Arts Plan 2011-2016

A profile of the services we deliver is available on the website here

Arts Plan Questionnaire

Thank you for your time and interest.

We also have a  questionnaire specifically for young people: Young People Questionnaire


Contact Details: Arts Office, Mayo County Council, Áras an Contae, Castlebar, Co Mayo.


Phone: 094 90 47558 / 47471


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