Please find below a list of resource organisations relevant to festival makers.
Theatre Forum’s purpose – working alongside members and partners – is to strengthen Ireland’s performing arts community, and to advance its interests to ensure a sustainable future.
Visual Artists Ireland
Visual Artists Ireland is the Representative body for professional visual artists in Ireland. VAI research has identified: Isolation; a Need for Support; and a Need for Information as the three primary areas of concern for visual artists.
Event Industry Association of Ireland
The Event Industry Association of Ireland has been formed by a group of practitioners and service providers in the event industry with experience from within both the public and private sectors.
Association Of Irish Festivals & Events
AOIFE aims to make festivals in Ireland entertaining, safe and financially sustainable by helping festival organisers develop both themselves and their festivals through implementing programmes of development for festival organisers.
Irish Street Arts, Circus & Spectacle Network
ISACS is Ireland’s leading support and advocacy organisation for the development of street arts, circus and spectacle art forms.
Dance Ireland is the national development organisation for dance in Ireland, providing training, professional development and enabling the success of dance artists.
Create is the national development agency for collaborative arts. Our work initiates cross-sectoral national and international partnerships which support artists and communities to co-create work of depth, ambition and excellence.