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10th June 2023

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Apply for the Creative Youth Nurture Fund

Part of the recently-launched Creative Youth Plan 2023-2027, the new €500,000 Creative Youth Nurture Fund will support 8-10 youth-led initiatives over 18-24 months and will empower children and young people between ages 6-24 to nurture their creative passions and ignite their creative potential. Apply by 9th June 2023.


Arts, creative and cultural activities boost quality of life, help combat depression and more

Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, T.D., announced on 1st June the results of a research collaboration with the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), at Trinity College Dublin.

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Creative Climate Action II: Agents of Change

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Creative Communities

€6.6m announced for Creative Ireland local authority projects in 2022

Announced in January by Minister Catherine Martin TD and Minister Darragh O’ Brien TD, the funding will offer thousands of opportunities for people of all ages across Ireland to engage with creative projects in their local areas.

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Creative Youth

· 186 new schools join Scoileanna Ildánacha/Creative Schools

· 78 additional schools will join the Schools Excellence Fund – Creative Clusters initiative

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD today announced (5.10.22) the creation of 21 new 2022 Creative Clusters comprising 78 schools. The Department of Education’s budget for Creative Clusters in 2022 is €595,000.

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