Culture and Creativity

Creative Ireland Grant Scheme

Local authorities may provide financial support to community and voluntary groups and anyone involved in the arts, culture, heritage and language sectors to develop projects to improve access to, and appreciation of, the arts, culture and creativity.

Creative Ireland Programme

Local authorities may run cultural events and activities to promote community wellbeing as part of the national Creative Ireland Programme.

Cruinniú na nÓg Programme

Local authorities may run events and activities for children and young people such as street theatre, workshops, screenings and readings as part of national Cruinniú na nÓg Day to encourage participation in culture and creativity.

Cultural Quarters

Local authorities may develop cultural quarters in designated urban areas to help create innovative communities for residents and businesses and provide a cultural space to improve the area's retail and tourism offering.

Culture Awareness Initiatives

Local authorities may run culture days, music performances, literary events and intercultural events to promote cultural awareness.

Culture Night Programme

Local authorities, together with other stakeholders, may provide music performances, exhibitions and tours in museums, galleries, libraries and other venues as part of national Culture Night.

Culture Trail Initiatives

Local authorities may run food and drink trails, music trails and art, craft and design trails to showcase local culture and promote locations as attractive tourism destinations.