Music Alliance Ireland is a group of national music organisations and companies that have come together to establish a collective voice for the music sector in Ireland.

About Us

Who We Are

Our initial membership consists of performance groups, concert promoters and resource organisations with a remit across the island and involvement in a variety of musical genres. The current working group are representatives from the  Contemporary Music Centre, Crash Ensemble, Diatribe Records, Improvised Music Company, Irish Traditional Music Archive, Journal of Music, Kirkos Ensemble, Music Network and Music for Galway. We meet ten times a year and are open to new members, both individuals and organisations.

Our Aims 

Music Alliance Ireland is a collective voice for the music sector on the island of Ireland. Our current aims are:

To establish a network and voice for music organisations and musicians

To advocate for policies that support the development of all aspects of music, including education

To work for the establishment of flagship music hubs* in locations around Ireland

*spaces for rehearsal, collaboration, performance, administration, recording and equipment storage

To campaign for proper pay for musicians

To further the provision for music from Ireland in broadcasting and media

To support the development of the independent record label sector in Ireland


Public Meeting Online 18th October 2023

Public Meeting Online 18th October 2023

Music Alliance Ireland/Comhaontas Ceoil na hÉireann will host its next public meeting on 18 October at 2pm. The online meeting will take place on Zoom and all members of the public are welcome to attend. At the meeting, Caitríona O’Mahony, General Manager of...

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Public Meeting in Galway 20th July 2023

Public Meeting in Galway 20th July 2023

Music Alliance Ireland Public Meeting in Galway Date: Thursday 20th July Time: 1pm – 2.15pm Venue:  O’Donoghue Theatre, University of Galway Zoom Link: Music Alliance Ireland/Comhaontas Ceoil...

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Public meeting – New Music Dublin, 21 April 2023

Public meeting – New Music Dublin, 21 April 2023

Music Alliance Ireland - public meeting at New Music Dublin Date: Friday 21st April Time: 5.00pm Venue: The Iveagh Room, National Concert Hall, Dublin. Music Alliance Ireland invites you to a public meeting. Music Alliance Ireland is a group of national music...

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How to get involved

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