Arts Department,
Leitrim County Council,
The Barrel Store
County Leitrim.
T: + 353 (0)71 9621694
F: + 353 (0)71 9621982
Contact: Philip Delamere, Arts Officer
The Dock Arts Centre Leitrim Arts Strategy
Arts and Culture


New on-line arts calendar launched

Leitrim County Council Arts Office has just launched a new website to partner the printed ‘What’s On Guide’ in the promotion of arts events in the county. now provides you with up to date information on all arts events happening in venues throughout the county for months ahead with direct links to the venues to buy your tickets or to get more information. If you host a hospitality or information website, please download the guide's logo and include a link on your site.



Call for young authors - Carrick on Shannon Wild Words Children's Literature Festival

The Wild Words Book is part of Carrick on Shannon’s Wild Words Children’s Literature Festival and features writing by teenagers who have started to write their own short stories and poetry. Last year’s book featured authors from all over Ireland and the UK and we are now looking for submissions for Volume Two. Those chosen will have their work published and be invited to a free three-day writing workshop with some of Ireland’s leading authors at the festival in August. For further information please follow the link below.



Leitrim Equation 4

Following on from the three previous residencies, the fourth group to take up the role of Leitrim Equation traditional musicians in residence are all seasoned professionals from Leitrim, namely Eleanor Shanley, Dave Sheridan, Padraig McGovern and John McCartin. As part of their residency the group will be undertaking projects with primary schools and community gorups; music development programmes with young people aged 13 to 19 years and a professional development programme for emerging and mid-career musicians. For further information please follow the link below.