Culture Ireland welcomes the additional 14% increase in Budget 2018
Culture Ireland’s budget allocation for 2018 is €4m which represents a 14% increase over 2017 allocation.
In 2018 Culture Ireland will continue to promote and advance Irish arts worldwide and curate a major Irish Culture Programme across Great Britain in 2018 to build on the unique cultural relationship between the two countries and expand the reach of Irish culture to new audiences.
Mary McCarthy, Chairperson welcomed the additional funds received which will enable Culture Ireland to expand Ireland’s cultural profile and global reputation -
“ The additional resources will directly support Irish artists achieve their potential by reaching significant new audiences and markets overseas. 2018 is shaping up to be a dynamic year for Culture Ireland with a special focus on Great Britain as well as a having continued and enhanced presence at significant international cultural events and festivals.”