Studio spaces offered to art groups and artists

Studio spaces offered to art groups and artists


The Clare County Council Arts Office is seeking applications from arts organisations and artists of all disciplines for the use of individual and shared studio spaces at its Ennis Artist Studios Initiative (EASI) facility in Tracklands, Tobartoscáin, Ennis.

EASI has been established by the Arts Office to assist artists develop their practice through the provision of studios from which to work.  Both individual and shared workspaces are available.

Each studio and workstation has access to power, broadband, water and bathrooms. There is free parking, 24 hour access to the studios and a communal kitchenette.

Applicants are reminded that the studios are not suitable for heavy duty sculptural work or the creation of large scale artworks.

An open studio viewing day will take place on Saturday 9 December 11.30 am to 12.30 p.m. at EASI, Tracklands Business Park, Tobartoscáin, Ennis.

The deadline for the receipt of completed applications is 4:00 p.m. on Friday 15 December, 2017.

Applications should be sent to EASI Studios Application, The Arts Office, The County Library, Mill Road, Ennis, Co.Clare Tel: 065 6846267. Fax: 065 6842462 Email:

Full details on the studios and further information on making an application to use the studios are available on the Clare County Council website,


Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.