Bursaries available for Home with The Henry Girls residency

EARAGAIL Arts Festival, which takes place from July 13 to July 28, is offering a select number of inclusive arts bursaries for the annual ‘Home with The Henry Girls’ residency.

The Home with The Henry Girls residency takes place from Monday, July 22 to Friday, July 26 from 10am to 4pm daily in Malin Presbyterian Church.

The aim of the bursaries, funded by Optum Ireland, is to enhance access to the arts and is offered to participants for whom there may be barriers to participation – physical, economic, social, emotional or cultural.


Join The Henry Girls – Karen, Lorna and Jolene – in the stunning surroundings of Ireland’s northernmost village of Malin, where they will explore the necessary tools and skills for inspiring and facilitating the craft of song writing, arranging and performing.

The Home with The Henry Girls – Optum Inclusive Arts Bursaries include 5-day workshop fees, lunch each day and admission to The Henry Girls and the Inishowen Traditional Music Project concerts during Earagail Arts Festival 2024.

The bursary does not include accommodation, evening meals and other optional activities.

Earagail Arts Festival is committed to supporting the inclusion and skills development of people from different ethnic backgrounds, people with a disability and those from rural communities.

If you would like to apply for a Home with The Henry Girls – Optum Inclusive Arts Bursary, visit to downloads the application form and submit to email by 5pm on Friday, May 31. Applicants must be aged 18+. For further information e-mail

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