Free or reduced prince access to Cultural Venues

Department of Tourism Culture Arts Gaeltacht Sport and Media; National Cultural Institutions; State Bodies
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Free access to Ireland's National Cultural Institutions and National Parks. Reduced price tickets to theatre and the Concert Hall for certain demographics including students and unwaged. Ireland's National Theatre - the Abbey Theatre - operates a 'Free First Previews Scheme where all tickets on the night are free and operate on a first come first served basis

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

The public enjoy free access to Ireland's National Cultural Institutions such as the National Library, National Museum, National Gallery, Crawford Art Gallery and Irish Museum of Modern Art, as well as all National Parks and Nature Reserves. Free and reduced price tickets for theatrical performances and concerts consistently prove popular among the public with widespread take up.

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
National Museum of Ireland
Public Sector
National Gallery of Ireland
Public Sector
National Library of Ireland
Public Sector
Irish Museum of Modern Art
Public Sector
Crawford Art Gallery
Public Sector
Chester Beatty Library
Abbey Theatre
Public Sector
National Concert Hall
Public Sector
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Transversal Priority(ies)