Cavan Arts e-bulletin: Issue 32. What's on.....
Cavan County Council

Public Meeting on Culture 2025 policy document

The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced details of regional consultation meetings which will take place as part of the formation of Culture 2025, Ireland’s first national cultural policy. Minister Humphreys published a discussion document on Culture 2025 in August and announced a public consultation process.

One of the five regional consultation meetings will be held in Cavan Town Hall on Tuesday, 15th September 2015 at 2.30pm.

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Pledge of the Metalmen

This specially-commissioned artwork by Co. Clare sculptor Barry Linnane will be launched in Bailieborough on 15 September. 

Inspired by the industrial heritage of Bailieborough, the symbolism of the metalmen working together represents the strength of the community to work together in realising their vision for a brighter future, just as they too have prospered through the successes of their forebears.

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Call for ukelele players

The Artist Elena Duff is interested to meet ukelele players, with a view to forming a Ukulele Orchestra.


Any fellow ukulele players, who would like to meet and play together regularly, can contact Elena by phone on 086 0476081 or by email on

Culture Night 2015 

Culture Night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. Special and unique events and workshops are specifically programmed at participating locations and everything is available free of charge. This year there are 29 individual events scheduled to take place in Cavan on Culture Night.

For more information on Cavan events click here. The events programme can be downloaded here.

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Changes to our Facebook page

Cavan Arts has created a new Facebook page, as the existing one is limiting us as to the amount of followers we can have. 
Click here to keep up-to-date on all arts and cultural events happening in County Cavan. The old page will be discontinued by end of October. So don’t delay, click like!

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Music Capital Scheme

Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, has confirmed the comittal of capital funds of €210,000 for the Music Capital Scheme 2015.


The Music Capital Scheme provides funding for the purchase of musical instruments to both non-professional performing groups/ensembles and professional musicians.

The scheme was established by The Arts Council, The IRMA Trust and Music Network in 2008 as an action-research initiative designed to provide support for the purchase of musical instruments.  In response to the success of the initial pilot scheme, funding has been made available since 2011 by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

The Music Capital Scheme will open for applications on Monday 14th September 2015, with a deadline of Thursday 15th October 2015. Further information is available here.






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