Culture Ireland welcomes the additional €1m in Budget 2017
Culture Ireland welcomes the additional €1m in Budget 2017 for the promotion of Irish arts globally.
The increase in the core annual funding from €2.5m in 2016 to €3.5m was welcomed by Mary McCarthy, the Chairperson of Culture Ireland’s Expert Advisory Committee who said:
“ The funding of Irish artists to present their work globally is hugely important. In addition to generating work opportunities for Irish artists, the impact of their work globally continues to highlight Ireland as a country of artistic strength and creativity and brings wider benefits to the country .Culture Ireland will ensure the maximum impacts from its ongoing work in the promotion of Irish arts worldwide and will expand and renew relationships with artists and our many international partners