Limerick Choral Union is offering a number of bursaries to assist in becoming a member of Limerick Choral Union Choir. The bursaries will cover membership, scores and workshops up to a maximum value of €300. The purpose of these bursaries is to support professional development.

Made up of singers aged from 18 years upwards, Limerick Choral Union (LCU) meets weekly every Wednesday from 8pm for a two-hour rehearsal under the expert guidance of Musical Director, Malcolm Green. The rehearsals culminate in two major performances by the choir together with a number of performances throughout the year. There are two seasons, the first from September to December and the second from January to May. If successful in attaining a Bursary, attendance at all concerts together with attendance at rehearsals is mandatory in accordance with Limerick Choral Union’s Rules and Regulations.

For further details on the Limerick Choral Unions 2023 programme, please see:

2. Eligibility

  • Awards will only be offered to applicants who have auditioned and have been accepted to join Limerick Choral Union and also to current members of LCU.
  • Applicants must be resident within the catchment area and attend every rehearsal in accordance with LCU Rules and Regulations, with a view to performing in all concerts.
  • Applicants must be 18 years or over.3. Assessment

    This is a competitive scheme. Upon receipt of your application, we will send an acknowledgement email to confirm that we received it. If you do not receive an email within 1 working day (Monday- Friday) please get in touch with us on 089 2267899.

    Successful applicants will receive in writing a Letter of Offer, which will outline the specific terms of the Bursary offer. The Bursary is awarded according to Limerick Choral Union rules and regulations.

    For any queries on submitting your bursary application to Limerick Choral Union please contact us on: Phone: 089 2267899 Email:

Applications by e-mail:

Please include the following reference in the e-mail subject line:

LCUTEDB23 Applicant’s Name
Deadline: 10pm on Friday 6th October 2023.
Applications by Post to 6 Camheen, Mungret, Co. Limerick, V94 Y42H. Limerick Choral Union phone number: 089 2267899

Appendix 1.
Terms and Conditions of the Award

  • The bursary will be used towards membership and scores and will be paid directly to Limerick Choral Union.
  • Successful candidates will be asked to provide a written report to Limerick Choral Union on completion of the project. If not completed, eligibility to further applications will not be entertained.Appendix 2

1. Privacy (General Data Protection Regulation G.D.P.R.)

Any personal information you give us will be processed, stored and managed in strict accordance with General Data Protection Regulations.
The purpose for processing your data is to process your application for Limerick Choral Union’s Ted Brooks Bursary in line with the criteria of this award. The information you provide will be assessed by an Assessment Panel. Your information will be retained for five years if you are granted an award and for one year if not granted an award. If you do not furnish the personal data requested, Limerick Choral Union will not be able to process your application.

You have the following rights, in certain circumstances and subject to applicable exemptions, in relation to your personal data:

  • the right to access the personal data that we hold about you, together with other information about our processing of that personal data
  • the right to require us to rectify any inaccuracies in your personal data
  • the right to require us to erasure your personal data
  • the right to request that we no longer process your personal data for particular purposes
  • the right to object to our use of your personal data or the way in which we process itPlease note that to help protect your privacy; we take steps to verify your identity before granting access to personal data.

    If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please submit a request to our Data Protection Officer outlining the specific details of the request: Email: All valid requests will be processed without undue delay and in any event within one month of receipt of the request. This period may be extended by up to two further months where necessary.

Appendix 3.
Acknowledgment of Funding
Limerick Choral Union is proud to support and be associated with high quality work produced by our choir. Limerick Choral Union has a large following on our social media channels i.e. Facebook and Twitter. Please, forward or tag us in any posts you would like us to share on social media, remembering to include an image.

Why we want you to acknowledge our funding

  • Acknowledgement ensures awareness of the Ted Brooks Bursary Award.
  • Acknowledgement supports us by showing the breadth of artistic and cultural projects beingundertaken each year.
  • Acknowledgement means that we can highlight and promote your work, further increasecultural awareness, build the sector and strengthen our case for continued funding.
  • By acknowledging Limerick Choral Union funding, you are helping to improve public understanding of how we all work together to develop high quality artistic projects and buildcapacity of Limerick’s creative sector.