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Arts News

Call Out for Proposals Early Years Irish Language Creative Performance Commission 2023

Deadline: Friday 3 June 2022 5:00pm

The Creative Ireland South Dublin programme wishes to commission an Early Years Irish Language Creative Performance artwork. This commission will be delivered in collaboration with children from Naíonra Chrónáin located on the grounds of Áras Chrónáin in Clondalkin. 

Is mian leis an gclár Éire Ildánach Átha Cliath Theas Cur i láthair cruthaitheach i dteanga na Gaeilge sna Luathbhlianta a choimisiúnú. Beidh an coimisiúin curtha i gcrích i gcomhoibriú le páistí ó Naíonra Chrónáin atá suite ar thalamh Áras Chrónáin.

Click here for Artists Brief in English

Click here for Artists Brief in Irish

Queries to: contact Carla Fazio at, Creative Ireland South Dublin Programme Manager.

Online applications only to :

Monastery Road Public Art Commission

South Dublin County Council (SDCC) and the National Transport Authority (NTA) would like to invite proposals for a permanent outdoor sculptural artwork, funded through the Monastery Road Improvement Scheme.

SDCC and NTA will commission a compelling and highly visible artwork that connects thematically with the heritage of Clondalkin. The artwork will be located at the new entrance to Woodford and Clondalkin Village adjacent to the Woodford Roundabout.

It is hoped that the artwork will be a contemporary visual link to the important heritage of the area and contribute to a strong and unique sense of place.

Link to full artist brief here

Site Visit: 10 May 

Queries to:

Deadline for Queries: Wednesday, 1 June at 5:00pm

Deadline for Submissions: 8 June at 5pm

Dublin Canvas Callout for Lightbox Artwork Submissions – Summer 2022

Dublin Canvas is a public art project intended to bring flashes of colour and creativity to everyday objects within County Dublin. The project takes traffic lightboxes and transforms them into canvases to help brighten up local areas. Making South Dublin County a more beautiful place to live, work and visit.

Dublin Canvas is now seeking submissions of artwork for a further 15 boxes located throughout the South Dublin County Council area.

Dublin-Canvas---South-Dublin-County-Council---Callout-for-Submissions--Summer-2022.pdf (size 2.9 MB)

Submission Deadline - Friday 13th May 2022
Please email all enquiries and submissions to

Call for participation - Intercultural network of artists, crafters and creatives in South Dublin

Mother Tongues are looking to create a network of creative people from around the world who live and/or work in South Dublin County Council. The network is free and open to people 16 and over who are active in one or more of the following: Poetry, drama, writing, painting, drawing, sculpture, calligraphy, modeling, mosaic, theatre, dance, music, photography, film making, craft, festivals, arts curation/programming.

Is this for you?

- You don't need to have a qualification to participate

- You must have practiced one of the above artforms (or others) at some point in your life

- If you are not currently practising, you can still participate

- You can be from any country in the world, including Ireland, of course!

- You must have an interest in working/networking with people from other countries

 What does the network do?

We meet both online and in person to talk about your art, make art together, learn about opportunities in South Dublin County to develop your skills as an artist (like training, mentoring and funding etc).

As this is a new network the list of possible activities will be decided together, so you will be able to shape the programme of initiatives.

For more information, you can visit or contact Francesca at

 To join the network, please enter your contact details at this link.