Tralee Festivals To Benefit From Arts Grants

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The Christie Hennessy festival in Tralee will benefit from arts grants.

THE Kerry County Council Arts Act Grants and Artists Bursaries for 2022 have been awarded.

A total of €35,000 was awarded to 39 applicants for the Arts Act Grant – this money will go towards funding arts festivals and events across the county in 2022.

Among the Tralee festivals to benefit were the Christie Hennessy Festival with €1,000 and the National Circus Festival €3,800 (see full list below).

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A total of €18,190 was awarded to 20 applicants for the Artists Bursaries – these include Creative Work Development, Further Arts Education, Artists in Schools, Artists Retreat and the Eamon Kelly Bursary (for artists living in or from the Killarney Municipal District).

“These are very competitive awards,” says Kate Kennelly, Arts Officer with Kerry County Council. “I want to congratulate all successful applicants and, subject to budget, urge all applicants to apply again in 2023.”

See the full list of successful recipients below…


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