Public cultural expenditure allocated through the Departments of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Environment, the Department of Community and Local Government and the Office of Public Works amounted to EUR 223 million in 2013. The level of funding provided by the Local Authorities is not available for 2013. The level of spend in earlier years is set out in the Table below.
Table 3: Funding of Local Authorities, in EUR, 2011-2012
|Library and Archival Services||142 987 682||139 753 255|
|Operation of Arts Programmes||49 459 859||48 860 674|
|Total||192 447 541||188 613 929|