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Training, mentoring and supporting Irish Festivals

Free Masterclass for Festivals and Events September 23


Building an Association that provides support, training, mentoring, networking, advocacy and advice for you, your festival, or event.


AOIFE represents the needs and aspirations of the festival sector to a range of policy arenas. Joining with other Aoife members strengthens your voice, and makes sure it is heard by those shaping future policy and legislation.

Value for money

AOIFE members are supported by a range of corporate members who can offer preferential rates to AOIFE festival. AOIFE members enjoy discounted rates at our events, seminars and workshops. The AOIFE insurance scheme offers many festival organisers significant savings on their premium.


AOIFE provide information on festival development and management to members via our online newsletter and our series of info fact sheets which are available from our members only area of this site.


AOIFE members are promoted via the AOIFE website &  social media. In addition, AOIFE shares its database of members with other agencies responsible for promoting festivals, such as RTA’s/RTOs and media organisations. This gets your details to an even wider audience.


AOIFE offers a number of training opportunities throughout the year including a number of local pop up clinics across the country. Topics cover all aspects of festival organisation, including festival programming, health and safety, marketing and finance.

Commercial Services

AOIFE commercial services offers your festival a range of unique products at significantly discounted rates.

The Digital Division

The Digital Division is a boutique AOIFE partner digital marketing agency specialising in social media, content marketing and online brand development. A trusted partner of the International Festival & Events Association Europe (IFEA Europe) we work with festivals to tell their story online.


We offer a full range of services to help festival organisers.


Help Desk & Advice

Mentoring & Coaching

European Festival Association

Training Seminars

Digital Division


Some of our awesome members we've had the pleasure of supporting.


Our team of experts are on-hand to help you with your festival or event

Colm Croffy

Executive Director

Ian O'Boyle

Press & Communications Officer

Kevin Kavanagh

Marketing Executive

Will Nolan

Digital Division Creative Director