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Arts Policy Making & Planning

Mayo County Council Strategic Arts Plan

2018 - 2022

The direction of this Strategic Arts Plan is rooted in the overall mission of Mayo County Council, as stated in the Corporate Plan, 2015 – 2019, Investing In Our People. Committing To Our Community.


‘Promote the well-being and quality of life of our citizens and communities in Mayo and to enhance the attractiveness of the County as a place in which to live, work, visit, invest in and enjoy’.


‘A County that is Sustainable, Inclusive, Prosperous and Proud’.


‘We will work with The Arts Council and all relevant statutory and voluntary agencies and our vibrant Arts community to ensure meaningful access to, and engagement with the Arts for all our citizens’.

Plean Straitéiseach Chomhairle Contae Mhaigh Eo i ndáil leis na hEalaíona 2018 -

Mayo County Council Strategic Arts Plan 2018-2022


Awards deadline 2018 announced 

Amateur Drama and Music Assistance Recording Awards and Tyrone Guthrie Residency now open for application for 2018. 

Deadline: 23rd October 2018 at 5pm. 

For more information and application forms go to: Funding Application Form

Mayo Arts Service: T:094 9064376 / 094 9064367, 

Awards deadline 2018 announced-read the full story.

Mayo County Council Arts Plan 2018 - 2022

Mayo County Council Arts Office is currently developing a new five-year strategic arts plan for the county, which will be produced early next year.

We are actively seeking the views of those involved and interested in the arts, at all levels, within the county. This includes arts venues, festivals, artists, communities and people who use, or who benefit from our service.

We would welcome your contribution. Please complete our Arts Plan questionnaire, link below. (Alternatively you can write, email or phone the arts office. Or you can request a word document of the questionnaire)

Our current arts plan can be viewed here Mayo County Council Strategic Arts Plan 2011-2016

A profile of the services we deliver is available on the website here

Arts Plan Questionnaire

Thank you for your time and interest.

We also have a  questionnaire specifically for young people: Young People Questionnaire


Contact Details: Arts Office, Mayo County Council, Áras an Contae, Castlebar, Co Mayo.


Phone: 094 90 47558 / 47471


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