COMPENDIUM CULTURAL POLICIES AND TRENDS IN EUROPE
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Ireland/ 6.2 Public cultural expenditure  

6.2.3 Sector breakdown

Table 4:     Direct state cultural expenditure and transfers: by sector, in EUR, 2013

Field / domain / sub-domain

In EUR

In %

I. Cultural heritage

 

 

Cultural Institutions (less archives)

138 987 000

62%

Historical Monuments (OPW spend)

34 879 000

 

Museums

31 944 000

 

Archives

963 000

 

Libraries

7 453 000

 

Heritage and Folk Culture

44 972 000

 

Cultural Infrastructure- Additional Capital

18 776 000

 

II. Visual Arts

4 376 000

2%

Fine arts / plastic art

4 213 000

 

Photography

 

 

Architecture

163 000

 

Design / applied arts

 

 

III. Performing Arts

33 446 000

15%

Music

5 738 000

 

Theatre, Music Theatre, Dance

19 175 000

 

Multidisciplinary

8 533 000

 

IV. Books and Press

2 247 000

1.0%

Literature

2 247 000

 

V. Audiovisual and Multimedia

17 180 000

8%

Cinema (IFB)

17 180 000

 

Television

 

 

Sound recordings

 

 

Radio

 

 

Multimedia

 

 

VI. Interdisciplinary

4 129 000

2.0%

Socio-culture

963 000

 

Cultural relations Abroad (Culture Ireland

3 166 000

 

Cultural Education

 

 

Not covered by I-VI

22 764 000

10%

Arts Council Other

17 474 000

 

Cultural Projects

5 290 000

 

Total

223 129 000

100%

Source:     Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, 2014.

Table 5:     Direct state cultural expenditure: by sector, in EUR, 2007-2012

Field / domain / sub-domain

Total 2007

Total 2008

Total 2009

Total 2010

Total 2011

Cultural institutions

50 297 000

49 727 000

43 551 000

41 144 000

38 139 000

Heritage

98 182 000

118 706 000

88 318 000

57 120 000

61 229 000

Libraries

17 949 000

 

 

18 083 000

15 666 000

Various art forms supported by the Arts Council (literature, music, visual arts, drama, multi-disciplinary arts / combined arts)

77 329 000

72 158 000

66 650 000

68 649 000

65 163 000

Cultural development / projects

44 774 000

41 995 000

23 159 000

19 881 000

14 403 000

Film

22 159 000

23 189 000

20 340 000

19 272 000

18 431 000

Expenditure on cultural activities abroad

4 202 000

4 748 000

4 550 000

5 070 000

6 994 000

Other expenditure on culture

23 645 000

28 255

24 040 000

39 210 000

36 582 000

Total

338 537 000

355 920 000

270 608 000

268 429 000

256 607 000

Source:     Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, 2013.


Chapter published: 10-06-2015

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