In 2017 Cavan County Council arts office was awarded €160,000 from Peace IV to establish the youth arts lab. The purpose of the project is to enhance the capacity of children and young people to develop awareness and respect for self and others and to form positive relationships through the arts. In swanlinbar this summer young people worked with Street Artist Jonathan Lynn on a 26 graffiti art programme transforming buildings around their town. They were supported by their community and had their base at Trivia house. This project/initiative is supported by the EU’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body.