Per cent for art commisison | Cuan an Chláir Ennis.

Concern for an ageing population and the vulnerability of the elderly in Ennis was the prime driver behind the formation of Cuan an Chláir. In 2015 Cuan an Chláir built a multi-purpose Community Day Centre for 50 people and twelve two-bedroom sheltered houses for the elderly of Ennis and surrounds.

Cuan an Chláir now wish to commission an artist to develop a new public art project as part of this development. The commission is funded through the Department of Environment & Local Government Per Cent for Art Scheme and is coordinated by Clare County Council Arts Office on behalf of Cuan an Chláir.

Please read the brief for further details about the commission, location and development.


The budget for the artwork is €21,000 incl VAT.

UPDATE! Site visit 

Unfortunately, due to the current Covid-19 restrictions and difficulties that artists are having in attending the site visit, we have decided to cancel the site visit due to take place on Tuesday, 31 March 2020. As a consequence of this, the deadline for the submissions will be extended also.

Clare County Council Arts Office will be in touch with applicants directly to advise of a new date for the site visit and a new closing date for submissions. They plan to add additional material and updates to the website and through social media @ClareArtsOffice.


A full artist's brief is available at<wbr />services/arts-recreation/arts-<wbr />office/public-art-commissions/<wbr />default.html


The deadline for artist(s) submissions is no later than 4pm Friday 24 April 2020.





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