Creative Ireland Film Bursary 2021

The Laois Short Film Inaugural Bursary aims to foster talent and activity in film making in County Laois and is funded by Creative Ireland in partnership with Laois County Council.  The Bursary is for a short drama or documentary film of 10 to 12 minutes duration to be shot in […]

Laois Heritage Projects Awarded Funding under Community Heritage Grants

Five Laois heritage projects have been awarded funding totalling over €44,000 by the National Heritage Council under the Community Heritage Grants Scheme. Nationally, the scheme will see €1.2 million allocated to community groups and not-for-profit organisations. This follows on from an award of €374,599 made to community heritage projects in […]

Grants for Cultural and Creative Practitioners

Note The closing date for these grants has now passed. Successful applicants will be notified as soon as possible New opportunities for the Laois Cultural and Creative sector have been announced as part of the Jobs Stimulus Package from the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. Creative Ireland Laois […]

Mountmellick Town Hall has been awarded funding to continue conservation work started in 2017

Funding announced for historic properties in Laois

Funding of €87,000 has been announced for the conservation of protected structures in County Laois. A total of 14 buildings were allocated funds through the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and the Structures at Risk Fund. Both schemes are administered by Laois County Council, with funding from the Department for Culture, […]

Funding announced for conservation of historic properties

The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced that the very successful Built Heritage Investment Scheme and Structures at Risk Fund will operate again in 2018. The two schemes will provide a €3.3 million in investment in 2018 for the repair and conservation of protected […]

House on the Square, Durrow, conserved with funding from the Built Heritage Investment Scheme in 2017

Grants for Conservation of historic properties in Laois

Funding has been announced for the conservation of protected structures in Laois, and nationally. Two schemes, administered by Laois County Council on behalf of the Department of Arts, Heritage, Rural, Regional and Gaeltacht Affairs will bring almost €150,000 in funding to 15 properties right across the county. A wide range […]

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