RTE today announced a series of Bursary Awards in 4 different categories for new and breakthrough artists.
Awards of €5,000 will be awarded in the areas of
Pop / Rock / Dance
Country / Roots / Folk
Classical Solo / Jazz.
€500 will also be awarded to runners up.
Terms & Conditions and more information can be found here http://www.rte.ie/radio/breakthrough/
Anyone involved in performing or recording should think about throwing an entry in to these.