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


Arts Festivals Support Scheme 2015 - Call now open

The Arts Festival Support Scheme is open to organisations that promote arts festivals with a clear artistic purpose that will take place in 2015. Completed applications, marked “Arts Festivals Support Scheme”, should be returned to Leitrim County Council Arts Office, Aras an Chontae, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim by Wednesday 16th March 2015.


Leitrim County Council seeks artists and schools for 2015/16 Artist in Schools Scheme.

The Artist in School Scheme provides the opportunity for an artist to work with a primary school in Leitrim for 50 hours over the course of a number of months on a specially designed project.  Projects are planned to occur for the most part in the September to Christmas term but may be completed in the first term of the following year.

Artists and Schools apply seperatly, and from the applications received from artists, a shortlist will be invited to interview in mid April. Schools are invited separately to register their interest in the scheme. 

Closing Date: Friday 20th March


Leitrim County Council seeks Artists and Community Groups for 2015 Artist in the Community Scheme.

The Artist in the Community Scheme provides the opportunity for an artist to work with a community group in Leitrim on a specially designed project for 50 hours over the course of a number of months between May and December. The scheme is built on the idea of partnership. The artist and group work together to develop a lasting, memorable and enriching project for everyone involved. This is a unique opportunity for an artist and community group to actively engage in an innovative project where the knowledge, skills and expertise of both the artist and the group are essential to get the maximum benefit from the programme.


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.