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Arts Section
Offaly County Council
Áras an Chontae
Charleville Road
Co. Offaly

Phone: 057 9357400
Fax: 057 9346868
Email: arts@offalycoco.ie

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The Arts Office

"Offaly County Authorities aims to provide leadership in quality inclusive and innovative expereinces of the arts for all and to demonstrate through best practice and partnership the value and benefits of increased access to and involvement in the arts for all our citizens" Offaly County Arts Plan 2012-2016 



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Offaly County Council wish to commission up to three artists, each to work with a community group to reveal an identified ‘Secret of Offaly’

This is a multidisciplinary commission and applications are invited from professional visual artists, filmmakers, musicians, writers, theatre practitioners, dancers and more. Applicants can submit a proposal to work with one or more projects. Each project has a commission value of €10,000.

Application form here

Photo of Exhibition space at Offaly County Council photo by Andy Mason

Open Invitation to Exhibit in Offaly County Council Atrium

Professional Artists, Schools, Community Groups, Arts Organisations from Offaly or exhibitions relating to Offaly are invited to apply to exhibit in the Atrium of Offaly County Council in 2015.

Full details and an application form can be downloaded by clicking on the links below:

Exhibition Application Form and Policy PDF

Exhibition Application Form and Policy Word

Submissions are invited now for exhibit for the period February 2015 - December 2015. (Closing date is Friday 12th December 2014 @ 4pm)

Queries are welcome to arts@offalycoco.ie or to Clare 057 9357400.

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Offaly Youth Theatre is Back!

Aged between 14 -21? Like acting, directing, scriptwriting? Are you serious about it? Do you also want to have some fun? OYT is about your voice and your ideas. Our workshops are back for the September term. Check our page for further info or facebook.com/offalyyouththeatre.

Also check out our promo video on Youtube


Pre School Music

Music Generation Offaly/Westmeath

Check out our introduction video on Youtube

Midlands Arts and Culture Magazine Issue 22 Cover

Midlands Arts and Culture Magazine Autumn 2014

Featuring Articles on Rosey, Marina Carr, Revival Gallery, Fergal McCabe and the film A Nightingale Falling.

Edited by Vivienne Clarke

Proposed Tullamore Community Arts Centre

Tullamore Community Arts Centre

For up to date news on the progress of the centre and fundraising events visit www.tullamorecommuityartscentre.ie

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Wanted Offaly Business for Film Industry & Locations

Film can bring business worth tens of thousands to an area, with production companies using hotels, catering companies, taxis and restaurants. Our FilmOffaly Vendor Card gives local services the opportunity to tap directly into that industry.Visit www.filmoffaly.ie for more info

We are always looking for interesting locations So if you think your house, business or factory would suit give us a call on 05793 57400

Photograph taken by Veronica Nicholson

A Very Grand Canal - Public Art Scheme

A DVD of A Grand Experience is now on sale and available for download. For further information on this click the link below.

For more information on this collection please follow this link.

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The Association of Local Authority Arts Officers

General Information is available on this organisation by following this link

Press Release on 25 Years of the Association of Local Authority Arts Officers Conference

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