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Create is delighted to announce the successful applicants to the Second Round of the Artist in the Community Scheme. Nine applicants were successful under the Research and Development phase, five with mentors, and five applicants were successful for Project Realisation.

The applications focus on different artforms including music, visual arts, theatre, film and dance. The Research and projects will take place all round the country - in Dublin, Cork, Limerick; Galway, Kilkenny, Westmeath, Wicklow, Kerry and Donegal. The community contexts include arts and cultural diversity; arts and disability; arts and older people and a broad range of communities of interest.

Research and Development Awards

Artist; Community/Context; Artform; Location

Emma Lohan & Aoife Casby; Galway Simon Community; arts and community; music; Galway

Tracy Ryan; Rowlagh Womens’ Group; community of interest; theatre; Dublin

Toma McCullim; Bantry Day Care Centre; arts and health; visual arts; Cork

Philippa Donnellan; Dance Limerick; community of interest; dance; Limerick;


Research and Development with Mentoring

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

Laragh Pittman; City Explorers Club; arts and cultural diversity; visual arts; Dublin (Dr. Aine O’Brien)

Niamh O'Connor; Antenatal groups; community of interest; visual arts; Westmeath (Chrissie Poulter)

Hazel Dixon; Lourdes Celtic Football Club; community of interest; visual arts; Dublin (Rhona Byrne)

Ita Morrissey; Cuidiu Kilkenny; community of interest; theatre; Kilkenny, (Brokentalkers)

Orla Breslin; Kenmare Lace Festival; community of interest; visual arts; Kerry (Marie Brett)


Project Realisation

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

Short Term

Dodder Angler Club; Martina O'Brien; Fly Tying; community of interest; visual arts; Dublin

Enable Ireland Limerick Adult Services; Spoken Dance; The Thursday Club; arts and disability; film; Limerick

Long Term

Arklow Rowing Club and Blown Identity; George Higgs; River Borne; community of interest; music; Co Wicklow

North Inner City Folklore Project; Owen Boss; Vardo; arts and cultural diversity; visual arts; Dublin

Dive North: Malin Head Shipwrecks; Marie Barrett; Fathom; community of interest; film; Donegal


Panel

Jim Culleton, artistic director, Fishamble: the New Play Company; Siobhán Mulcahy, Clare Arts Officer; Vaari Claffey, independent visual arts curator.

Observers: Liz Powell, Head of Arts Participation, Arts Council; Eimear Harte, Arts Participation Officer, Arts Council; Seamus Crimmins Music Advisor, Arts Council.

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