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5th Feb 2024
to 15th Mar 2024

Age Range

County Library,
County Hall
T12 K335

Creative Start-up Scheme

Cork County Council has opened application for the Creative Startup Scheme 2024. The scheme supports artists, designers and craftspeople to establish retail spaces, as well as reinforcing the Council’s work in revitalising commercial centres in towns and villages. 

Cork County Council will accept proposals that may be for the development of temporary or seasonal pop-up shops in vacant retail units. The scheme may also support proposals from small retailers who wish to expand the number of artists or makers they currently show or extend the space they currently occupy. The maximum amount that may be awarded for any one project will be €3,000. Applications will be assessed on a competitive basis. 

An information session will be held online on Thursday 15th February at 1pm. To register, email

For further information and to apply for the Creative Startup Scheme, visit The closing date for applications is Friday the 15th of March at 5.00pm. Queries can be made to

Cork County Council’s Arts and Library Service is also seeking creative facilitators and musicians to work with them over the next two years as part of a panel of experienced, and skilled arts facilitators. Applications can be made before 5pm on Friday the 15th of March 2024. For further information and to apply, visit the Council’s website at

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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