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This website updates the information contained in the Arts and Disability Handbook published collaboratively by the two Arts Councils on the island of Ireland in 1999. The site has been created for practical use by anyone with an interest in arts and disability on the island. The site provides information about:

  • Arts and Disability issues - terminology, definitions, access  
  • Arts organisations - resource organisations, arts and disability organisations, arts venues  
  • Disability organisations - the main representative organisations and links to others 
  • Resources - local government, funding and training bodies

The text of the original handbook has been updated by disabled writer/researcher Steven Daunt and edited by Fionnuala Walsh,  Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Eimear Harte,  Arts Council/ an Chomhairle Ealaíon

Amendments: If there are errors, or if we have omitted any key bodies which ought to be included, please let us know.  Northern Ireland queries  ( Arts Council of Northern Ireland ); RoI queries (Arts & Disability Ireland

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