Answers to questions about Arts Council projects, partnerships, initiatives and activities.
Unfortunately the Arts Council does not provide the type of service you require. You might refer to a librarian in the institution/ organisation to which you are affiliated. You can access a list of contact details for libraries in Ireland from Library.ie. Library.ie is a portal site for libraries in Ireland. The site is managed by An Chomhairle Leabharlanna, the state agency for public libraries and library co-operation. Library.ie aims to be your first stop on the web for information relating to libraries in Ireland: public, academic, special www.library.ie
You can find details of Arts Council policy by going to the Arts in Ireland section of the website. Here you will find short policy statements summarising the Arts Council’s position on over 20 areas of work outlining: draft policy area profiles, strengths, challenges, and what might be done by the Arts Council and others to address these challenges. You can also download a copy of Partnership for the Arts: In Practice (PDF, 0.31 MB) which is the Arts Council’s action plan for the next three years and outlines our programme of work
Our core functions under the Arts Act 2003 are to:
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The Arts Council publishes a free monthly email newsletter which includes information about current Arts Council events and news, including updates on funding deadlines and decisions. You can sign up for the newsletter here.
Also information on our past activities from 1951 to the present is available in our Annual Reports in the Publications section.
Empty sign - TU (photographic print on MDF) - Eoghan McTigue, 2002, Arts Council collection.