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The Big Shoe Dog — John Kindness. Part of the Fingal County Council Municipal Art Collection

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  1. Loughshinny Boathouse Studio Award

    Loughshinny Boathouse Studio Award Read more

    20.06.2024

  2. St Patrick’s Way and Art Trail

    St Patrick’s Way and Art Trail Read more

    17.06.2024

  3. Orchestral Odyssey

    Orchestral Odyssey Read more

    09.06.2024

  4. Fingal County Council and Draíocht Artist Studio Residency Award 2024

    Fingal County Council and Draíocht Artist Studio Residency Award 2024 Read more

    06.06.2024

  5. RHA School and Fingal Arts Studio Award 2024

    RHA School and Fingal Arts Studio Award 2024 Read more

    31.05.2024

  6. Fingal County Council and Graphic Studio Dublin  Fine Art Print Residency Award 2024

    Fingal County Council and Graphic Studio Dublin Fine Art Print Residency Award 2024 Read more

    31.05.2024

  7. Music Generation Swords Summer Camp, Calling 7–12 year olds

    Music Generation Swords Summer Camp, Calling 7–12 year olds Read more

    31.05.2024

  8. Space Crafts

    Space Crafts Read more

    22.05.2024

  9. An Comórtas Exhibition at The Carnegie Library, Swords

    An Comórtas Exhibition at The Carnegie Library, Swords Read more

    25.04.2024

  10. Fingal County Council, Tyrone Guthrie Centre and Age & Opportunity Residency Award 2024

    Fingal County Council, Tyrone Guthrie Centre and Age & Opportunity Residency Award 2024 Read more

    05.03.2024

  11. Fingal Artists’ Support Scheme 2024

    Fingal Artists’ Support Scheme 2024 Read more

    27.02.2024

  12. Recipient of the Fingal County Council and RHA Studio Award 2023

    Recipient of the Fingal County Council and RHA Studio Award 2023 Read more

    11.10.2023

  13. Echo’s Bones: a parallel play

    Echo’s Bones: a parallel play Read more

    19.09.2023

  14. Culture Night Fingal 2023

    Culture Night Fingal 2023 Read more

    06.09.2023

  15. Fingal County Council and Graphic Studio Fine Art Print Residency Award 2023

    Fingal County Council and Graphic Studio Fine Art Print Residency Award 2023 Read more

    29.06.2023

  16. Fingal County Council and RHA Studio Award 2023

    Fingal County Council and RHA Studio Award 2023 Read more

    19.06.2023

  17. Announcement of Recipients of FCC, Tyrone Guthrie Centre and Bealtaine Festival Residency Award 2023

    Announcement of Recipients of FCC, Tyrone Guthrie Centre and Bealtaine Festival Residency Award 2023 Read more

    13.06.2023

  18. Fingal County Council and Draíocht Artist Studio Residency Award 2023

    Fingal County Council and Draíocht Artist Studio Residency Award 2023 Read more

    07.06.2023

  19. Celestial Mechanics

    Celestial Mechanics Read more

    23.05.2023

    Celestial Mechanics
    Celestial Mechanics presents a learning experience for children through both visual art and science at Dunsink observatory, Ireland’s only Institute for Advanced Studies. This unique engagement with children aged 10-12years will involve curator Rayne Booth of Superprojects, artist Aileen Murphy and artist/educator Mary Jo Gilligan, and scientist Prof. Peter Gallagher. Following a tour of the observatory the children will be guided to create a series of large paintings and/or drawings inspired by themes of astronomy, to be displayed at Dunsink Observatory on the occasion of Cruinniu na nOg, Saturday 10th June. 

    Location: Dunsink Observatory 

    Times:   12 noon – 2pm
    Date: Saturday 10th June

    Booking link: https://celestialmechanicsdunsink.eventbrite.ie 

  20. From the Earth

    From the Earth Read more

    23.05.2023

    From the Earth


    Children St. Luke’s National School, Tyrrelstown, will be guided by artist Edel Clarkson in an exploration of local biodiversity and ceramic making. An initial investigation and imagining of the local enviornment will inform the design of ceramic pieces which will be installed on school grounds during a celebration on Saturday 10th of June, Cruinniu na nOg. Over the course of four weeks the children will learn about the work of this artist, and how to engage with nature through art. Practical workshops will focus on observational drawing, clay modelling, construction and glazing techniques. Parents and the wider community will be invited to come together on Sat 10th to celebrate the installation of newly created ceramic artworks by the children and artist.


    For more information, please contact Julie.clarke@fingal.ie

  21. Baby Bop - Children’s Orchestra

    Baby Bop - Children’s Orchestra Read more

    23.05.2023

    Baby Bop Orchestra


    A series of interactive and lively classical music concerts for early years children and their families will be performed at Millennium Park, Dublin 15 on the occasion of Cruinniu na nOg, Saturday 10th of June. Violinists Megan Churcher and Natalia Jaworek, clarinettist Margot Maurel, tubist Adam Buttimer and flautist Ciara Corrigan-Margetts, of the Royal Irish Academy, have a musical programme of classical waltzes, Finnish tangos and familiar Disney tunes for everyone to dance along to in a playful and friendly first introduction to brass, woodwind and strings.

    Location: Millennium Park Blanchardstown
    Times:  12 noon – 12.35pm and 12.55 – 1.30pm 
    Age:  Suitable for ages 0 – 4 years.
    Date: Saturday 10th June

    to reserve a place visit: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/baby-bop-orchestra-cruinniu-na-nog-tickets-634152967597?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

    For more information, please contact Julie.clarke@fingal.ie

  22. Finding Your Voice - Vocal Workshop

    Finding Your Voice - Vocal Workshop Read more

    23.05.2023

    Vocal Workshop ‘Finding your Voice’ with professional vocalist and musician educator Mary Flynn. This workshop will take participants through some of the fundamentals of vocal practice, with a fun practical session that will benefit anyone who has an interest in singing. Posture, warm up exercises, body percussion and different musical styles will all be explored.  This workshop is aimed at 7–11-year-olds, with a maximum of 15 children in the group. If demand is high, a second group will be considered. Duration 2 hours. No experience needed. 
    Age: 7 – 11 years
    Date: Saturday June 10th
    Time: 12-2pm
    Location: Burgundy House Swords
     

  23. A New Beat

    A New Beat Read more

    23.05.2023

    A New Beat


    A New Beat will provide a learning experience in bodhrán, contemporary dance and movement for young people aged 12 – 18 yrs. Through a series of workshops delivered by professional musician Robbie Walsh and choreographer Roisin Whelan, participants will enjoy the playful experience of combining both artforms, which will culminate in a showcase performance on stage in The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre’s Piper’s Garden on the occasion of Cruinniu na nOg, Saturday 10th of June.

    We are searching for young people aged 12-18 to participate in this exciting Dance and Music Project.

    Saturdays May & June

    Workshop duration: 2 hours

    Location: Séamus Ennis Arts Centre, Naul Co Dublin

    How do I apply? Please fill in this form. There are limited spaces available, all successful candidates will be informed shortly after application.

  24. Irish Mythology - Finscéalta Beo

    Irish Mythology - Finscéalta Beo Read more

    23.05.2023

    Irish Mythology - Finscéalta Beo


    Professional theatre makers Sean and Niall McDonagh of High Rock Productions will guide the children of Scoil an Duinninigh and Gaelscoil Bhrian Boroimhe (Swords) in the creation of their very own unique theatre sketches based on old Irish legends. Children will be invited to explore storytelling and performance through a series of creative workshops delivered through Irish and during school hours. The series will culminate in a presentation of short physical theatre sketches by the 4th class students of Gaelscoil Bhrian Bhoroimhe, Swords, and the 5th class students of Scoil an Duinninigh, Feltrim. The sketches are based on the mythical Irish legends of the Táin Bó Culaigne and  of Cúchulainn and the Fianna. 


    The children and artists will present a collective showcase of their work to family and friends in Swords on the occasion of Cruinniu na nOg, Sat 10th June.  


    For more information, please contact Julie.clarke@fingal.ie 

  25. Announcement of the Recipients of the Artists’ Support Scheme 2023

    Announcement of the Recipients of the Artists’ Support Scheme 2023 Read more

    04.05.2023

  26. Fingal Ardgillan Castle Studio Award 2023

    Fingal Ardgillan Castle Studio Award 2023 Read more

    04.05.2023

  27. Mentorship Training Award for Fingal Writers - Open Call 2023

    Mentorship Training Award for Fingal Writers - Open Call 2023 Read more

    22.02.2023

  28. Tyrone Guthrie Centre and Bealtaine Festival Residency Award 2023

    Tyrone Guthrie Centre and Bealtaine Festival Residency Award 2023 Read more

    21.02.2023

  29. Open Call – Cruinniú na nÓg 2023 Commission - Creative Ireland Fingal

    Open Call – Cruinniú na nÓg 2023 Commission - Creative Ireland Fingal Read more

    14.02.2023