COMPENDIUM CULTURAL POLICIES AND TRENDS IN EUROPE
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Ireland/ 7. Public institutions in cultural infrastructure  

7.2 Basic data about selected public institutions in the cultural sector

Table 9:     Cultural institutions financed by public authorities, by domain

Domain

Cultural institutions (subdomains)

Number
(Year)

Trend
(++ to --)

Cultural heritage

Cultural heritage sites (recognised)

Not available

 

 

Museums (organisations)

Not available

 

 

Archives (of public authorities)

Not available

 

Visual arts

public art galleries / exhibition halls

Not available

 

 

Art academies (or universities)

4

 

Performing arts

Symphonic orchestras

Not available

 

 

Music schools

Not available

 

 

Music / theatre academies
(or universities)

4

 

 

Dramatic theatre

Not available*

 

 

Music theatres, opera houses

2

 

 

Dance and ballet companies

Not available

 

Books and Libraries

Libraries

352 branch libraries and 31.5 mobile libraries (.5 refers to a cross border service)

 

Audiovisual

Broadcasting organisations

57 sound broadcasting services and one independent national terrestrial TV service currently licensed

 

Interdisciplinary

Socio-cultural centres / cultural houses

Not applicable

 

Source:     various web.
Note:         The Auditoria survey of 1999-2002 records some 100 performing arts venues in receipt of Arts Council funding, a further 133 which are used by production companies and an additional 15, later surveyed. 


Chapter published: 10-06-2015

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