Kildare County Council Arts Service

Copyright Kildare County Council Arts Service - Artist residency with the pupils from Newbridge Educate Together School

Over 37% of Kildare’s total population are aged 0-24 year. This is the highest rate in the State. Kildare County Council has an overarching commitment to continue to develop both existing provision for children and young people and education partnerships aimed at building capacity in the sector in the county.

Kildare County Council Arts Service offers a range of services and opportunities to primary and secondary schools in Co Kildare. The Arts Service constantly evaluates and reviews its programme in response to needs from schools.

Supports include:

  • Artist in Residency opportunities
  • Per Cent for Art commissioning in schools
  • Professional development opportunities in dance for teachers
  • TY Sound Engineering @ Platform4 Audio and Digital Media Studio
  • Funding for Arts and Education programmes
  • Outreach Programme of Riverbank Arts Centre
  • Supports for artists

Contact Details

Contact Name

Brenda Brady, Arts Assistant


Kildare County Council,
Riverbank, Main Street,
Co Kildare

Telephone No.

+353 (0)45 448328




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