Gateway Shopping Park - Art Commission

Artist Wanted in Knocknacarra, Galway!

As part of our development project, we’re looking for an artist to design a sculpture to be placed in Gateway Shopping Park. A €5,000 bursary will be funded for your art piece, which should reflect the theme: Wild Atlantic Way, sustainability, and the community.

The winning art piece, selected by a panel of judges, will be in place by the end of 2020. Submission ends September 4th.⁠

Applicants must submit:

  • A plan outlining general ideas for the commission and the artistic concept of the proposed work. (Please, limit your response to 1500 words and 10 images).
  • An up-to-date C.V.
  • Selection of examples of recent work (web links or e-file).
  • Examples of previous commissions and/or references.

Please submit the requested work in only 1 (one) PDF Document.

Please read the full Briefing before submitting your application:

Click this link to apply:

(The Art Piece Commission was launched earlier this year but postponed due to COVID-19. Applications before July 17th remain eligible.)

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Come and join us in an Egg-citing adventure at Gateway Retail Park!

We want to invite you to come along to this year Easter-Hunt, a family day where fun will be had by all! An Easter Bunny will lead the local kids on an unforgettable parade to find all the hidden eggs at the Retail Park.

As well as the Easter Bunny, children will be entertained face painters, a DJ, and many other surprises! So come along to enjoy a family fun day at Gateway Retail Park.

The Easter Hunt parade will need previous online registration. To avoid disappointment, please book your spot for one of the rounds.

Click here to register and secure your place.

*UPDATE: It’s sold out! Thank you for your support this year.

– Policy –

1. This is a fun Easter Event with some common sense terms and conditions.
2. This is a free ticketed event. Please register for tickets on the Retail Parks Facebook page.
3. Please bring a copy (hard or digital) as proof of registration. An Easter surprise will be available at the end of the Hunt while stocks last. They will get one surprise per kid. 
4. Children must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible adult at all times. Please follow the directions of the event team. 
5. Photographers and videographers will be operating at the event. Please advise one of the event team if you do not wish to be filmed. 
6. The organisers reserve the right to change/cancel the event should circumstances dictate.

Date: Saturday, April 20th

Location: Gateway Retail Park, Western Distributor Road, Rahoon, Galway

Time: 12:00, 12:40

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