Open call for bursary applications

The 2019 winner of the Dolores O'Riordan Music Bursary Award, Emma Langford (centre), being presented with her award by the Mayor of the City and County of Limerick, Cllr Michael Sheahan and Eileen O’Riordan, Dolores’s mother. (Picture: Liam Burke Press 22)

The opening of applications for bursary funding worth a total of €24,000 – open to all professional artists who are based in Limerick City and County Council’s administrative area, or operate substantially within Limerick City and County – has been announced.

Launched by Limerick City and County Council, it will see five Individual Arts Bursary Awards chosen, with one Dolores O’Riordan Music Bursary Award also available for eligible artists.

Funding is up to €4,000 for each award, to go towards the development of work/ professional skills.

The bursary scheme is designed to support Limerick-based professional musicians to develop their artistic practice.

Competitive awards, it is expected that many more applications will be received than is possible for Limerick City and County Council to support.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Wednesday, 3 June 2020 – for more details check out