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About Us

Creative Ireland is a culture-based programme designed to promote individual, community and national wellbeing. The core proposition is that participation in cultural activity drives personal and collective creativity, with significant implications for individual and societal wellbeing and achievement.

The Five Pillars of the Programme

Children and Youth

Enabling the Creative Potential of Every Child

Creative Communities

Enabling Creativity in Every Community

Cultural Investment

Investing in our Creative and Cultural Infrastructure

Creative Industries

Ireland as a Centre of Creative Excellence

Global Reputation

A Creative and Cultural Nation