Tourism Festivals & Participative Events Grant 2024

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has received a small amount of funding from Fáilte Ireland to support a number of regional festivals and participative events in 2024. 

Together, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and Fáilte Ireland seek to support the tourism industry and work to sustain Ireland as a high-quality and competitive tourism destination.

This grant scheme is aimed at supporting the development of festivals and participative events which drive domestic and international tourism and help to improve the visitor experience by animating destinations in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown. 

To be considered for funding under this scheme, applicants will need to demonstrate the following:

  • The proposed festival/participative event must generate a minimum of 100 visitor or tourist bed nights in paid accommodation.
  • The proposed festival or participative event project must have a minimum expenditure of €10,000.
  • All proposed festivals or events must take place within the administrative boundaries of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown in 2024.

Applicants are advised:

Please download and read the Grant Guidelines Document before making an application. 

The DLR Regional Festivals and participative Events Grant 2024 is a competitive grant process.

The fund is limited and all eligible applications will be evaluated on a competitive basis against the criteria set out in application guidance document.

Closing date for the receipt of applications is 3.00pm, February 7th 2024.

For further information, please contact: 

Carolyn Mc Carthy, Tourism Development, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.


Phone: 01 205 4700; Ext. 4081.

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