Per cent for art commission | N5 Westport to Turlough Road

Mayo County Council under the Per Cent for Art Scheme invite artist(s) to submit proposals for a public art commission. Proposals are welcome from both individuals and collaborative artistic teams.

The commission will focus on the following locations and their communities: Islandeady, Breaffy and Turlough – Parke with a budget of €22,000 per location.

This project is part of Mayo County Council’s Public Art Programme, funded under the Per Cent for Art Scheme by Transport Infrastructure Ireland as part of the N5 Westport to Turlough Road Project and the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage.

Please read the brief for further details about the commission and locations.


The budget is €22,000 to €66,000. There will be three individual projects to the value of €22,000 per project. Artist(s) can apply to work in more than one location as part of the commission.


Friday, 9 December 2022

Online information session

There will be an online information session for artists on 9 November 2022. Email to register for the information session.


This is a two-stage open competition. Shortlisted artists will be paid a fee of €500 for stage two. For further details including the artist's brief and application form visit

Further information

Contact Aoife O’Toole, Acting Public Art Coordinator, Arts Service, Mayo County Council.
Email:, Phone: 094 906 43 76.





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