Laois School of Music: Laois County Council
The Arts Office of Laois County Council identified a significant deficit in the provision of musical education in the Midlands region. The development of music was one of the principal objectives under the Arts in Laois Development Plan 2001-2003. In order to bring this concept to fruition, Laois County Council recognized the need for a partnership approach…
Music Generation: Cork City Art Office
Music Generation Cork City was established in 2011 having secured the national funding from Music Generation U2 and Ireland funds. The Cork city bid, focused on addressing the gap in Music education in disadvantaged areas in the city, was led by the Arts Office of Cork City Council, the E.T. B Cork City, and a number of local community education providers.
Music Generation: Laois County Council
Music Generation Laois is a performance music education programme for children and young people in County Laois. Music Generation Laois is based in the Arts Office, Laois County Council, and delivers engaging music programmes in schools and centres, across 8 programme strands: Choral, Uilleann Pipes, Orchestral, Harp, Brass, Stampede (World) Drumming, The Music Box.
Music Generation: Mayo County Council Arts Office
Music Generation Mayo is part of Music Generation – Ireland’s National Music Education Programme, initiated by Music Network with funding provided by U2 and The Ireland Funds, matched locally by Mayo Music Education Partnership (Mayo MEP). Music Generation Mayo moved from philantrophic funding in 2014 and is now funded through the Department of Education and Skills, again matched locally by Mayo MEP.
Sliabh Luachra Music Trail: Cork & Kerry County Arts Offices
Sliabh Luachra Music Trail is a partnership project led by Cork County Arts Office, Kerry County Arts Office, supported by IRD Duhallow and the Arts Council’s Deis scheme. Key partners are local musicians, arts festivals, venues and events. Among the objectives include a range of measures that aim to promote and preserve the region’s unique musical heritage.
The Music of Clare: Clare County Council
The Music of Clare is an online project allowing immediate access to all those interested in the music of County Clare and presents a sample of the rich musical culture of the county of Clare. It enables those interested to listen to traditional tunes associated with County Clare, played by musicians who are from the county or who have lived in it for many years.