News & Opportunities

Philip Byrne - Storyteller in Residence 2023

​Mermaid Arts Centre is delighted to welcome Philip Byrne as our Storyteller in Residence 2023. During his residency Philip will be collecting stories from across the county, which will be presented at the YARN Storytelling Festival in the autumn.

Mermaid's Associate Artist Scheme

TRANSFORM 2023/24 - Call for Applications

***Applications are now closed***

A marvellous month for Mermaid Arts Centre supported projects - Irish Times Theatre Awards

Playwright Katie Holly - Finalist for Susan Smith Blackburn Prize 2022/2023

Open Call - Group Exhibition for Mermaid's 21st Birthday

***Submissions are now closed*** Mermaid is pleased to announce this Open Call for visual artists based on the island of Ireland for a group exhibition taking place from July – September 2023, celebrating Mermaid’s 21st birthday.

Gold In The Water Competition!

Competition Time! Win Tickets to this fabulous new musical and a meal in Elephant & Castle Bray

Mermaid 21

This year is a very special one for us as we mark our 21st birthday, 21 years of championing creativity, and creating connection through shared experience, in Bray and beyond.