The Arts Council is currently requesting expressions of interest from organisations with significant arts and health expertise that are interested in developing an independent national arts and health website, and embedding its long-term development into the ongoing work of their organisation. 

It is envisaged that a national arts and health website would be a resource and a focal point for the sector, providing information, support, advice and news, and generating discussion between artists, arts organisations, health service users, carers, healthcare professionals and others interested in the area of arts and health in Ireland. 

The budget for the design, build, ongoing maintainence, development and promotion of the website is in the region of €40,000, to be paid over the period 2010/ 2011. 

The deadline for receipt of expressions of interest is 5pm, Tuesday, 19 October 2010.

For further information please contact, Ann O’Connor, Arts and Health Adviser, tel: 086 0469696, email:

Deadline: 5pm, 19 October 2010.