The Agility Award supports individual professional artists, freelance artists and arts practitioners.

You can apply for the Agility Award if you want to:

  • Develop your practice
  • Develop your work
  • Develop your skills

Information Clinics

The Arts Council is hosting a series of online information clinics via Zoom for the Agility Award on the following dates:

The main points covered in the information clinics will be:

  • Changes to the Agility Award Guidelines for 2024
  • The application process
  • The scoring process
  • Q & A session

Click on your preferred date above and enter your details to register. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Recording of previous information clinic:

Access Supports

If you have a disability and would like help applying, contact our Access Officer as early as possible before the deadline.


  • 01 618 0200
  • 01 618 0243


You will be able to apply for additional costs if you have access needs relating to your application.

Note: applications will only be accepted through the Arts Council’s Online Services site. If you have not used Online Services before you must register for a login to be able to apply for funding.  It is important that you register as early as possible as it may take up to five working days for your registration to be processed.

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