Arts & Disability

Arts Ability Abu: Galway County Council

Galway County Council works closely with the brothers of charity, we deliver and support disability arts projects in the county each year. Projects range from visual arts to theatre, music and dance. A vibrant programme entitled ‘Arts Ability Abu’ is rolled out each year.

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Ignite!: Mayo County Council

Screen Shot 2015-03-19 at 14.50.28Ignite! was established at the end of 2012, following on from the Arts & Disability Network, a capacity-building programme initiated by The Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon in 2008 and piloted with Mayo County Council Arts Office and Arts and Disability Ireland (ADI) in 2009/2010.

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Upstart: Mayo County Council

Screen Shot 2015-05-27 at 15.16.10Mayo Arts Office initiated a partnership scheme in 2010 to encourage local arts venues and organisations to work with local artists and people with disabilities, through the funding of quality arts projects. This scheme is called UPSTART and events arising from it are celebrated in and around December 3rd, International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

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