An tOireachtas: a key player in the Irish language sector and you can be part of it
An tOireachtas brings arts, culture and social events to a new level. Operating on an all-Ireland basis, they play a pivotal role in promoting Irish, organising major literary awards and delivering top class festivals showcasing the best talent in music, art and drama.
A dynamic organisation with an excellent record of engagement with Irish-speaking communities, they are currently recruiting event officers to help realise their vision of bringing people together and allowing talent to flourish, while improving your own skills.
Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland
What do you do?
An tOireachtas is a lead organisation in the Irish language sector charged with organising and promoting events as Gaeilge and establishing Irish language networks. It receives core-funding from cross-border body, Foras na Gaeilge.
An tOireachtas operates on an all-Ireland basis and employs a team of event officers in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to organise and promote an extensive calendar of arts, culture and social events, all through Irish, to cater for Irish-speakers.
The national arts & culture festival, Oireachtas na Samhna, is the annual showcase event organised by An tOireachtas featuring the best of sean-nós (traditional old style) performing arts. The festival programme includes junior and senior competitions, formal and informal music and singing sessions, exhibitions, seminars, drama and a host of fringe events.
Other activities include promoting new Irish writing through the Oireachtas literary competitions; encouraging the publication of Irish books by organising The Annual Publishing Awards.
What type of roles do you have available?
An tOireachtas is in the process of recruiting event officers - to expand the range of events, increase community participation and provide marketing support to partner-agencies/community groups/ Irish-language planning and development officers.
Why should a jobseeker apply for a job with your company?
An tOireachtas is a dynamic organisation with an excellent record of engagement with Irish-speaking communities. The work is varied and interesting, with infinite opportunities to learn new skills and to network with people in the arts, culture and Irish language sectors.
What application advice would you give jobseekers?
At the interview, share your personal vision for your own future – let us see if we can work together to help you achieve it in the course of your time with us.