Research and publications

As the development agency for the arts, the Arts Council has commissioned, assisted or published many reports and studies that outline how the Council seeks to enrich provision and practice in all the arts, including circus.

Touring policy 2010 to 2015 (, ) The Arts Council has adopted a new policy for touring, to be delivered over the six year period 2010-2015. 20092
Framework for the welfare of animals presented in the arts (PDF, 0.37 MB) This document sets forth policy, creates obligations, and provides information and guidance for entities that feature one or more animals as part of their arts activities and seek funding from the Arts Council.200928
Partnership for the Arts in practice 2006-2008/Comhpháirtíocht ar son na nEalaíon cleachtais 2006-2008 (PDF, 0.31 MB) 2005100