Event Type

RDS Irish Craft Bursary | Information Event

Funding & Grants 24-Aug-2018 - 22-Sep-2018


This event will include presentations by three makers who have received various bursaries.

Attendance is free of charge, but places are limited. To register your interest, please email ciara@dccoi.ie.



The schedule for the event is:

9.30 - 10.00     Registration 

10.00 - 10.20   Overview of PORTFOLIO by Ciara Garvey, DCCoI 

10.25 - 10.40   Overview of the RDS Irish Craft Bursary and the RDS Craft Awards by

                         Dara O'Leary, RDS 

10.45 - 11.05  Presentation by Joe Hogan, basketmaker, on his bursary award from

                        DCoI in 2006

11.10 - 11.30  Tea Break

11.30 - 11.50  Presentation by Roísín de Buitléar on her bursary award from

                        DCCoI in 2009

11.55 - 12.15  Presentation by Anne Butler, ceramic artist, on her bursary award from

                       the Rosemary James Memorial Trust in 2018.

12.20 - 12.45   Presentation by Dr. Maureen Bampton, former Director of Bluecoat

                       Display Centre, Liverpool covering:

                       What makes a good application

                       What judges are looking for

                       Observations made in regards to bursaries, bursary winners and how it

                       has developed their work

12.50 - 14.00  Lunch 

More Info:
Apply for the RDS Irish Craft Bursary here