Creative Ireland

The Creative Ireland Programme is an all-of-government initiative committed to enhancing access to, engagement with, and enjoyment of Ireland’s culture and creativity. 

Creative Ireland Culture and Creativity Strategy Launch
Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sports and Media Catherine Martin TD and Minister of State with responsibility for Local Government and Planning Kieran O’Donnell TD announced the roll out of 31 new Local Authority Creative Ireland Culture

Creative Ireland - Made in Limerick Grants

Limerick City and County Council Culture and Creativity team are pleased to announce an open call for Limerick based creatives, communities and cultural heritage organisations to submit applications for Made in Limerick Grants 2024. These grants are offered as part of Limerick Creative Ireland Programme to deliver activities taking place in 2024.

Closing date for applications: 12noon Wednesday, 6th March 2024.

Síolta Glasa Open Call for Creative Partners

Limerick City and County Council are pleased to announce an open call for Limerick based creative partners to work with selected Limerick communities on Síolta Glasa: a creative climate action project with the aim of exploring creative climate action and enable localised behaviour change. Limerick City and County Council secured this funding through the Creative Climate Action Fund.

Closing dates for applications: Tuesday, 6 February 2024. All applications must be submitted via MyPoint.

Limerick Culture and Creative Strategy 2023-2027 | Straitéis Chultúir agus Chruthaitheachta Luimnigh 2023–2027

The Creative Ireland programme aims to mainstream culture and creativity in everyday life. This ambition closely aligns with the priorities of Limerick City and County Council. This Creative Ireland Culture and Creativity Strategy for Limerick is a valuable addition to our existing strategies, and at its core, is a vision that everyone in Limerick should be given the opportunity to engage and participate in cultural and creative activities.

Limerick Culture and Creative Strategies 2018-2022 | Straitéis Chultúir agus Chruthaitheachta 2018–2022

This ambitious and innovative 5-year Culture and Creativity Strategy has been developed by the Limerick Culture Team and local Creative Ireland Programme coordinator, in consultation with local artists, creatives, cultural and heritage organisations, community groups, the creative industries, centres of education and schools. 


Creative Ireland: Cruinniú na nÓg

An annual national day of creativity for children and young people, Cruinniú na nÓg, takes place on Sat 10th June in 2023. Children and young people are invited to take part in a range of events and workshops created by Fresh Film for Limerick City and County Council.

Limerick’s Future Creators - Outside is Inside Now

Limerick's Future Creators is a collaboration between the young people of the Irish Aerial Creation Centre, Irish Chamber Orchestra Youth Orchestra, and Limrockers Cru hip hop dance group. Outside is Inside Now is a film created throughout 2020 and into 2021, planning and storyboarding it through Zoom meetings. It tells the story of the boredom and isolation of lockdowns, and finally coming together again in person.

This service is provided by

Arts Office

Phone +353 61 556370
Limerick City and County Council Headquarters, Merchants Quay, Limerick, V94 EH90