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(1-year fixed term contract)

The Dock, a dynamic multidisciplinary arts centre in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim is seeking to appoint a Director for a period of a year.

The Director is responsible for the overall operation and management of The Dock. 

The ideal candidate will have exceptional cultural leadership skills and will demonstrate a clear artistic vision and pathway for the Centre and its programme. 

The Director reports to the Board of The Dock and devises, initiates and manages an innovative and inclusive arts development programme for The Dock and for various communities of interest.  

For more about The Dock see 

Download the Application Pack HERE

CVs and covering letters to be sent, electronically only, to to be received no later than midnight, June 04, 2021

Interviews will take place on June 21/June 22, 2021

Salary circa €55,000

The appointment will be based in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim


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Applications are sought from suitably qualified person for the position of

Assistant Arts Officer – Professional Development Manager

(6-month fixed term contract – maternity leave)

Open Competition

Closing date for receipt of all applications is 4pm on Thursday, 3rd June 2021 by email only to

Application Form - Part-Time Assistant Arts Officer - May 2021.doc (size 229.4 KB)

Candidate Information Booklet - Part-Time Assistant Arts Officer - May 2021.pdf (size 270.9 KB)

Leitrim County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer



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Invitation to Tender


Local Live Performance Programming Scheme 

Closing Date: Sunday 13th June at 12 midnight.

In March 2021, the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media announced a €50m suite of COVID-19 measures to support the commercial live performance sector to assist producers, promoters and venues to provide support for people in the industry.  Of the €50m, an amount of €5m was for allocation to local authorities to support commercial live performance locally. 

This Project is designed to support employment and wellbeing in the commercial arts and culture sectors through the provision of live performances by engaging the services of regional professional artists, musicians, crew and other staff members involved in live performances. 

Leitrim County Council is now seeking to engage an experienced project manager, commencing June 2021, for the provision of event programming, production management, general and finance management and promotion services for the Local Live Performance Programme Scheme in Leitrim. The successful tenderer will devise, budget, promote and manage the programme of events and to assess risk and manage health & safety. The events will be programmed to take place between June and 30th September 2021.

The programme of indoor and outdoor public performance events will feature regional artists and incorporate multiple genres. The events may be located on council owned properties, and on other properties in partnership with other venues and property owners.

For queries and further information contact Leitrim County Council Arts Office on 071 96 21694, email



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Leitrim County Council Publishes 2021 Arts Programme Deadlines and Funding Opportunities

Leitrim County Council Arts Office has published application details and closing dates for a number of funding programmes that artists and arts organisations can apply for this year. The Arts Office has also published details of other programmes where community groups, youth groups, businesses, schools etc. can become involved in creative projects.

Details and links to all opportunities are below.


ProgrammeEligibilityClosing DateStatus
Arts Festivals - Call for Expressions of interestFestival & Event OrganisersFriday 5th MarchClosed for 2021
Creative Ireland Open Call -Call 1Community Groups/NGOs/Arts CentresFriday 5th MarchClosed for 2021
Artists Collaboration SchemeArtists (Leitrim)Friday 26th MarchClosed for 2021
Artists Mentoring ProgrammeArtists (Leitrim/Creative Frame)Friday 26th MarchClosed for 2021
Small Sparks - Call for CompaniesLeitrim BusinessesFriday 26th MarchClosed for 2021
Artist in Schools - Call for SchoolsPrimary SchoolsFriday 26th MarchClosed for 2021
Cruinniu na nOg (12th June) - Call for applicationsYouth, Community or Arts GroupsFriday 23rd AprilOpen now
Creative Ireland Co-Support SchemeArtists (Leitrim)Friday 23rd AprilOpen now
Creative Ireland Tech Support ProgrammeTech Hubs/ArtistsFriday 23rd AprilOpen now
Small Sparks - Call for artistsArtists (Local/National/International)Friday 28th MayOpen now
International Arts ProjectsArtists (Leitrim)Friday 23rd JulyNot open yet
Creative Ireland Open Call - Call 2Community Groups/NGOs/Arts CentresFriday 23rd JulyNot open yet
John McGahern AwardWriters (National)Friday 23rd JulyNot open yet
Culture night - Call for ApplicationsCommunity Groups/NGOs/Arts CentresFriday 23rd JulyNot open yet
Platform 31Artists (Leitrim)to be confirmedNot open yet
Creative Ireland Internship ProgrammeCultural OrganisationsFriday 17th SeptNot open yet
Individual Artist Bursary ProgrammeArtists (Leitrim)Friday 19th NovNot open yet



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