The Writers Guild of Ireland

The Writers Guild of Irelandis the representative body in Ireland for writers for the stage and screen.

he Writers Guild of Ireland (formerly the Irish Playwrights and Screenwriters Guild) is the representative body for writers in Ireland for the stage and screen.

The organisation is a company limited by guarantee. It elects its Board from its members at its annual general meeting – at which all full members can attend and stand for election.

Theatre Forum

Theatre Forum is the voice of the performing arts in Ireland. Membership is made up of all the theatre production companies and theatres, as well as multi-diciplinary arts centres and festivals nation-wide and some opera and dance companies. It includes local authority arts officers and freelance arts consultants amongst its affiliate members.

Formally established in 2002, its aim is to support, represent and develop the environment in which professionally-led performing arts are made.

Visual Artists Ireland

Visual Artists Ireland is an all Ireland body for professional visual artists. It provides services, facilities and resources for artists, initiates artistic projects and publications and acts as an advocate on behalf of individual artists.

Visual Artists Ireland is the trading name of the Sculptors’ Society of Ireland Ltd.

Voluntary Arts Ireland

Voluntary Arts Ireland is a charity working across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to promote participation in arts and crafts.

Our mission is to promote and support participation in arts and crafts as a route to personal development, community cohesion, social regeneration and fun.

Our focus is on:

Young Irish Film Makers

Young Irish Film Makers is a youth media education service dedicated to the personal, social, cultural, critical and intellectual development of young people from all social backgrounds.

We deliver a wide range of developmental and educational media training programmes that nurtures the abilities of young people to become skilled social users and critical creators rather than passive consumers of the media.

YIFM is a not for profit, registered charity. All income is reinvested in our youth education and training services.

Youth Theatre Ireland

Youth Theatre Ireland is the national development organisation for youth theatre. We support a network of youth theatres who deliver year-round programmes of drama workshops and performance opportunities to young people aged 12 - 21 from cities, towns and villages across Ireland.