News & Opportunities

SEVN Bursary Announcement

Violist Beth McNinch Awarded Bursary

We are delighted to announce that Wexford-based violist Beth McNinch has been awarded the SEVN bursary.

Development Week

QUAKE by Janet Moran

In June 2021 we were delighted to welcome Janet Moran to Mermaid to work on her new piece QUAKE.

Development Week

Jody O'Neill Commission - What the Telly Saw

​Wicklow-based playwright Jody O’Neill and team are in Mermaid this week workshopping “What the Telly Saw”.

Anna Newell Theatre Adventures in association with the Network For Extraordinary Audiences


GROOVE is a chilled out 70’s inspired happening for audiences of children and young people with complex needs.

Theatre Residency

Mary Coughlan

We're delighted to have ​Mary Coughlan and her collaborators Johnny Taylor, Barry Donohue, Dominic Mullen and Dermot Dunne rehearsing in Mermaid for upcoming theatre show MIRRORS.

Gallery Residency

Laura Kelly Residency

We're delighted to have artist Laura Kelly in residence in our gallery space in May and June.

South East Venue Network Artist Bursary

SEVN Artist Bursary - Call for Applications

The South East Venue Network (SEVN) is seeking applications for a new South East Venue Network Artist Bursary Award funded by Arts Council Ireland.

Youth Film Project

​​Mermaid is preparing to hold fun, creative, introductory filmmaking workshops in Presentation College, Bray and to St. Mary’s College, Arklow in May and October

Colm Keegan

The Mermaid Sequence

Artist Colm Keegan presents The Mermaid Sequence, kindly supported by Wicklow County Arts Office

Associate Artists Scheme

TRANSFORM - Call for Applications

We are currently seeking applications from artists for TRANSFORM - an associate artists scheme that will see us employ four professional artists on a part time basis for one year.

Theatre Artists in Residence

Anu Productions

Mermaid is delighted to have Anu Productions in residence in Mermaid in 2021

Theatre Artist in Residence

Molly O'Cathain Residency

Mermaid is delighted to have Set and Costume Designer Molly O'Cathain in residence for Spring.