The Gaillimh Instrument Bank

Project Name

The Gaillimh Instrument Bank

Project Partners

The Galway Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB), GRETB’s Community Education Programme, Music Generation Galway County, and Galway Culture Company

Role of Galway Culture Company


Strategic Aim

This project falls under our second and third strategic aims;
Support and Develop Place-based Cultural Programming
Provide Supports to the Cultural and Creative Sector.

Project Description

During the Galway 2020 opening ceremony project, over 350 instruments were purchased and used in the training of the community cast. This bank of instruments can now be borrowed by young people or schools.

Music Generation Galway County operate, run and manage this community instrument bank, ensuring a lasting legacy for the instruments. To enquire about an instrument contact Music Generation Galway County at or 091 874557.

Projects outcomes-what we expect from this project

To provide access to instruments for music-making young people in County Galway.

How is this project funded

This project is funded by Galway Culture Company, which is supported by the Government of Ireland under the National Development Plan through the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.