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BLAST

  • Bringing Live Arts to Students and Teachers

     

The Department of Education is pleased to announce BLAST Arts & Creativity in Education Residency 2024/2025 applications are now open. 

BLAST Arts & Creativity in Education Residency 2024/2025 apply online here: LINK

The closing date for receipt of applications is 10th May 2024.

Please contact your local Blackrock Education Support Centre for queries or support at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

BLAST Flyer 2

 

Eligibility :

All schools in receipt of capitation grants from the Department of Education or Education and Training Boards (ETBs) can apply for BLAST.

Fee Paying Schools are not eligible to apply for BLAST Residencies. Schools that are not in the free-education scheme cannot apply for BLAST. 

Schools participating in either Creative Clusters or Creative Schools can apply for BLAST.

BLAST is an initiative of the Department of Education, under the Creative Youth Plan 2023-2027. It is led by and in partnership with the 21 full-time Education Centres (Education Support Centres Ireland - ESCI).

 

BLAST Application Form (English Version)

BLAST Application Form   (Irish Version) 

Intro Video

 

Fís as Gaeilge

 

List of TAP trained artists 2022/23.

Liz McMahon Visual Artist

http://www.creativityintheclassroom.ie/category/liz/ 

Tunde Toth Visual Art and Interdisciplinary Practice

https://www.tundetoth.com

Adrienne Geoghegan Visual Artist

https://adriennegeoghegan.com

Kim Doherty Visual Art and Interdisciplinary Practice

www.thewellwithin.ie

Juliette Saumande Writer

http://juliettesaumande.blogspot.com/p/about.html

Sophie Lawlor Visual Artist

https://sophietlawlor.wixsite.com/sophie-lawlor-artist

Susie Fortune Visual Artist

https://www.instagram.com/whitedoodleworkshops/

Liadh Connolly Photographer

https://liadhc.com/

Shane Ha Visual Artist

www.shaneha.com

Rebecca Reilly Dance

https://www.instagram.com/rebeccadanceartist/

Kelly Hood Visual Artist

www.kellyhood.com

Sharon Wells Visual Artist

www.sharonwellsart.com

Mary Daughtery Jewellery and Visual Artist

https://www.instagram.com/marydaughertycollection/?hl=en

Philip St John Playwright

https://farmleigh.ie/eight-months-in-farmleigh-philip-st-john-reflects-on-his-time-as-writer-in-residence/

Amy Flood Drama/Film

https://www.linkedin.com/in/amy-flood-b0552229/?originalSubdomain=ie

Paula Mongey Drama, Art and Multidisciplinary Artist

https://www.instagram.com/ciarogeile.design

Tamar Lazar - 23M Graphics

 

Visual Artist

 

https://www.instagram.com/23mgraphics/