Trad Ireland / Traid Éireann is a newly-established entity to promote the traditional arts throughout the island of Ireland and support practitioners through advocacy and professional development opportunities.


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Trad Musician in Residence - Sligo (2019/20)



Trad Ireland/ Traid Éireann is delighted to announce the awarding of tender for 12-month research project to Co. Clare musician & researcher, Jack Talty. The 12-month project will examine the challenges, opportunities, and supports currently available to traditional arts practitioners in Ireland. Evaluation of applications was kindly assisted by Dr. Orfhlaith Ni Bhriain and funding provided by The Arts Council Project Award 2019. The quality of applications received was of a very standard and Trad Ireland / Traid Éireann would like to sincerely thank all who engaged in the process.