€230,000 funding for arts projects
BRAY'S MERMAID Arts Centre, the Bray Jazz Festival, and Bray-born Journal of Music, have all received funding from the Arts Council.
€20,000 was allocated for the Bray Jazz Festival, €150,000 to Mermaid Arts Centre, and € 60,000 for The Journal of Music.
The Arts Council is also supporting the Courthouse Arts Centre, and Wicklow County Council Arts Office.
They will be making announcements in relation to further funding to individual artists and to groups undertak- ing projects, festivals and other events later in 2011.
These will receive support through the Council's many flexible funding schemes and other award programmes.