Regional Festivals and Participative Events Scheme 2024

Regional Festivals and Participative Events Scheme 2024

2024 Allocation to Meath County Council is €11,000 under the Fáilte Ireland Regional Festivals and Participative Events Funding Scheme.


Image of a music event, a food festival and a sporting event

The Regional Festival and Participative Events Programme is aimed at festivals and participative events that fit into one of the following categories:

  • General festivals (i.e., literary, historic, traditional culture or family focused).
  • Arts, Music & Theatre.
  • Food & Drink.
  • Sports & Outdoors.
  • Business & Education.

The following categories of festival and participative events are ineligible for this funding arrangement:

  • Purely commercial events with limited tourism appeal.
  • Agricultural shows and countryside fairs with limited tourism appeal.
  • Spectator-based sporting events.
  • Circuses and carnivals.
  • Christmas fairs and markets.

 Liaison with the Tourism Officer on circulating details of the grant scheme to those eligible to apply.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 22nd March 2024.