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New exhibition opening at Turlough museum

Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, Cllr Damien Ryan, is to officially open a new exhibition of work, entitled Onwards, at the café in the Museum of Country Life, Turlough, on Thursday next (October 2) at 11.30am.

Mayo venues open doors for Culture Night extravaganza

Some 23 free events have been planned in towns and villages across Mayo to celebrate Culture Night 2014 on September 19.

County council announces new writer in residence

Celebrated actor, writer, and lecturer, Diarmuid de Faoite has been announced as the Mayo County Council Writer in Residence for 2014.

Recipients of Music Recording Assistance Award 2013 announced

Mayo County Council’s Music Recording Assistance Award has shown once again the breadth and the quality of music making in the county. This year the office received 19 applications for the award. The field included a fantastic cross section of genres, and the high standard made the selection very difficult work for the assessment panel. Mayo County Council Arts Office has awarded two Music Recording Assistance Awards, and this year’s recipients are Vickers Vimy, a five-piece Mayo-based folk collective, and Ballyhaunis based rock and electronic band Race the Flux. The €800 award will be used to assist recipients to record their music. The award was established to support the recording of original music by musicians living in the county and recipients receive up to €800 towards the costs of an original music recording. The award is open to all forms of music, and applications are assessed by an independent and impartial panel of music industry professionals. For more information, contact Mayo County Council Arts Office, telephone: 094 9024444 exts. 7558 and 7471 or email: [email protected]

Calling all exceptional music students

Music Generation Mayo is a music education service for children and young people in Mayo. It is part of Music Generation -Ireland's National Music Education Programme, initiated by Music Network and funded by U2 and The Ireland Funds. Locally, Music Generation Mayo is managed and co-funded by Co Mayo Music Education Partnership (MEP), made up of the following partner organisations: Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board, Mayo County Council Arts Office, Mayo County Community Forum, Mayo County Development Board, and Mayo Education Centre.

Open evening for Mayo Youth Theatre

Mayo Youth Theatre (MYT) will have an open evening on Tuesday September 10 from 6pm to 8pm in Ballina Arts Centre, Barrett St, Ballina, for anyone between the ages of 14 and 22 who would like to be part of MYT.

Ignite! Call for proposals

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Mayo County Council's Arts Office is delighted to announce the launch of Ignite! a new and innovative approach to commissioning and touring work by artists with disabilities. Ignite! Is managed through a unique partnership involving Mayo County Council Arts Office, The Arts Council/ An Chomhairle Ealaíon, Arts and Disability Ireland, Cork City Council and Galway City and County Councils.

Out and About in Mayo

Two exhibitions at the Custom House

Exciting arts project to start in Ballycroy this month

Mayo County Council Arts Office was recently awarded significant funding from the Arts Council Local Partnership Scheme to mark Ireland's presidency of the Council of the EU. The project, entitled ‘I Could Read The Sky’, will see the arts office and Mayo Arts Squad work with Dead Good Guides (UK) and local artists to develop an integrated art project, which will culminate in a public event at Ballycroy National Park on April 13 and 14. The physical landscape of Ballycroy, on the periphery of the European continent, sustains a history of human development, inhabitation, craft, trades, culture, and the arts. This project aims to unearth these threads and use that knowledge to raise consciousness around values that shape our present and future.

Launch of I to EYE at Sacred Heart Hospital Castlebar

Mayo County Council Arts Office celebrated the launch of I to EYE, the culmination of a project which took place earlier in 2012 at the Sacred Heart Hospital, Castlebar. On Tuesday, November 27. Cathaoirleach Cyril Burke officially launched a woven tapestry created by the residents, staff, and visitors of the Sacred Heart Hospital, Castlebar, during the Bealtaine Festival, which takes place annually across the country during the month of May.


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