We would like to express our gratitude and appreciation for the generous support of our valued sponsors and partners.
The Lir was established by a partnership between the Cathal Ryan Trust and Trinity College Dublin. It is formally associated with the world renowned Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London.
Our Technical Partnersclick to
Our partnerships with world-leaders guarantees The Lir’s capacity to deliver up to 10 productions per year to an industry standard of excellence.
Lead Technical Partner
The Lir's Annual Fundraising Dinnerclick to
Our Bursary Supportersclick to
The following companies play a crucial role in providing world-class theatre education for young people in Ireland, regardless of their financial circumstances, by supporting The Lir Bursaries scheme.
The Lir Bursaries enable us enrol young people who demonstrate immense potential but do not have the financial means to attend The Lir. The Bursary scheme provides equal access to theatre education for all young people in Ireland with thanks to the following:
'The M.Gavin Bursary': A new bursary open to female applicants
The Bryan Guinness Charitable Trust (CHY 4659)
Our Playwriting Scholarship Supportersclick to
We would like to express our immense gratitude to Janet and James Curley for supporting The Lir's Playwriting Scholarship in the memory and legacy of Patricia Leggett. The Patricia Leggett Playwriting Scholarship is open to applicants studying on MFA Playwriting at The Lir Academy.
Access, Diversity and Inclusion Funding Partnersclick to
Short Film Sponsor 2019click to
The Lir | Set the Sceneclick to
The Lir invites companies to attach their brand to specific departments and programmes. Investec Banking and Investec Private Wealth have generously sponsored the investment in new facilities, instruments and equipment for our Production Department.
New Connectionsclick to
Thank you for becoming a New Connection and for the larger donations received also. You are contributing towards The Lir's Response Fund that supports students as they continue their training during the pandemic.
Michelle Mahon, The Moore School of Performing Arts
Take2 Actors Agency
Gold Patrons of The Lirclick to
John & Francis Coulter
Dana & Caroline Cuffe
Silver Patrons of The Lirclick to
Micheal & Jane Collins
In-kind Sponsorshipclick to
Valued Supporters & Friends of The Lirclick to
Kane Tuohy Solicitors
Tom & Annie Kavanagh
Des & Julie Cronnelly
Anne Clarke, Landmark Productions
Foundations & Funding Bodiesclick to
Metlife Foundation (2019-2020)
Noel Coward Foundation (2018)
The H.W. Wilson Foundation (2017)
The Atlantic Philanthropies Director/Employee Designated Fund (2017)
The Atlantic Philanthropies Director/Employee Designated Fund (2016)
EMI Sound Music Foundation (2015)
Our UK Friends and Patronsclick to
A Special Thanks toclick to
John & Bernie Gallagher who are patrons and supporters of The Lir in London initiative (2018).