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Arts Council Artist in the Community Scheme round one 2012: successful applicants


Research and Development Award

Artist; Community; Artform; Location (Context)

Tara Brandel; COPE Foundation/West Cork Arts Centre; Dance; Cork (Arts and Disability)

Maurice Caplice; Upstart; Visual arts; Dublin (Arts and Community)

Mary Keane; Cairde na Rinne/Mna na Tuaithe; Film; Waterford (Arts and Older People)

Garret Keogh; Kilanerin Ballyfad Community Development Association; Theatre; Wexford (Arts and Community)

Emma Eager: Children in Hospital: Film; Dublin (Arts and Health)

Deirdre Power; Limerick Ideas Choir/ Local Heroes; Visual arts; Limerick; (Arts and Community)

Brian Fleming; Spectacle of Hope and Defiance: Visual Arts; Dublin ( Arts and Community)

Research and Development Award with Mentoring

Artist; Mentor: Community; Artform; Location (Context)

Kevin O Shanahan & Marie Brett ; Music/ and Visual arts; Alzheimer Society of Ireland; Cork; (Arts and Health/Community of Interest)

Mentor: Chris Cullen film maker

Maud Hendricks; Group of Muslim women, Dublin 8; Theatre; Dublin (Arts and Cultural Diversity)

Mentor: Sarah Jane Scaife theatre director

Fiona Linnnane; Ballyvaughan Community Development Group; Music ; Co. Clare (Arts and Community)

Mentor: George Higgs composer

Sarah Fuller; St Brendans Nursing Home; Theatre; Co Clare; (Arts and Health)

Mentor: Ríonach Ní Néill, dancer and choreographer

Monica Spencer: Adapt House; theatre; Limerick City; (Arts and Community)

Mentor: Declan Gorman theatremaker and director

Project Realisation

Community; Artist; Project Title; Artform; Location (Context)

Short Term

Gort Family Resource Centre; Ann Maria Healy; Performing Life; Visual Arts/Performance;
Galway; (Arts and Community)

Focus Ireland; Niamh O’Connor; Visual arts; Sligo; (Arts and Health)

Creative Connections/Cork Midsummer; Mark Storor; Hungry Tea; Theatre/Live Art; Cork City (Arts and Cultural Diversity)

Keep the Beat; Jonathan Sammon; Visual Arts/Film; Galway (Arts and Community)

Long term

North Inner City Folklore Project; Owen Boss; The Boys of Foley Street; (Arts and Community)


Arts Council Artist in the Community Scheme round two 2012: successful applicants


Research & Development

Artist; Community; Context; Artform; Location

Gareth Kennedy; Eco & Scientific communities Killarney National Park; community of interest; visual arts: Kerry

Marilyn Lennon; Knockatalion Ramblers & Glocher Historical Society; community of interest; visual arts; Monaghan

Dominic Thorpe; XPO Singers Group; community of interest; visual arts; Co Clare

Joseph Coveney; Corduff Action Group; community of interest; visual arts; Dublin

Philippa Donnellan; Asylum Seekers Centre; cultural diversity; dance;

Research & Development with Mentoring

Artist (mentor); Community; Context; Artform; Location

Therese Newman (mentor Marie Brett); St Raphael's Residents & Youghal community; Visual arts; Health; Cork

Michelle Browne (mentor Rionach Ní Neíll); Baby on Board mother & toddler group;
Community of interest; Dublin

Ceara Conway (mentor Fiona Whelan); asylum Seekers; cultural diversity;
Visual arts; Galway

Annette Moloney (mentor David Bolger) LCSP Sports Partnership; community of interest; visual arts/performance; Limerick

Project Realisation

Community; Artist; Project title; Context; Artform; Location

Short Term

Ballyvaughan Community Development Group; Fiona Linnane; Newtown Music Trail;
community of Interest; Clare

Long Term

Sliabh Ban Residents Association Committee; Fiona Hession; Home; community of Interest; visual arts; Galway

The Spectacle of Defiance and Hope; Brian Fleming & Seán Millar; Songs of Grievances & Hope; community of Interest; music; Dublin

International Women's Support Group; Laragh Pittman; Travels into Several Remote Corners of Dublin; Cultural Diversity; Visual; Dublin

Foroige; Maud Hendricks & Anna Rodgers; Inside Walled Gardens; community of Interest; Theatre; Dublin

Glenstal Abbey; Softday (Sean Taylor & Mikael Fernstrom); Amhran na Beacha; Visual arts; Limerick

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