Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB)

The €270m PEACE IV Programme is a unique initiative of the European Union which has been designed to support peace and reconciliation. The PEACE Programme was initially created in 1995 as a direct result of the EU's desire to make a positive response to the paramilitary ceasefires of 1994.

Whilst significant progress has been made since then, there remains a need to improve...

Libraries NI

Libraries NI is the public library service for Northern Ireland and came into being on 1 April 2009.  Its services are regionally planned and locally delivered. 

Its service priorities are reading and reader development, information and learning, heritage, culture and creative development and children’s and young people’s services.

Libraries NI has...

National Museums Northern Ireland

Explore. Engage. Enjoy.

Across three unique sites, National Museums Northern Ireland care for and present inspirational collections that reflect the creativity, innovation, history, culture and people of Northern Ireland.

Ulster Museum

Come face to face with dinosaurs, meet an Egyptian Mummy and see modern masterpieces with a visit to the Ulster Museum. As...

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Our work in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade focuses on serving the Irish public, both at home and abroad. 

We provide a range of services to Irish citizens and work hard to ensure the promotion and protection of Ireland’s interests in the world, contributing to international priorities such as peace, security and the eradication of poverty and hunger.


Heritage Lottery Fund

From the archaelogy under our feet to the historic parks we love, from precious memories to rare wildlife, Heritage Lottery Fund use money raised by National Lottery player to help people across the UK explore, enjoy and protect the heritage they care about.

Little-known stories brought to light. Thousands of young people inspired to find out about where they live. Neglected buildings...

Community Relations Council

The Community Relations Council was formed in January 1990 as an independent company and registered charity. It originated in 1986 as a proposal of a research report commissioned by the NI Standing Advisory Committee on Human Rights.

The Community Relations Council was set up to promote better community relations between Protestants and Catholics in Northern Ireland...

Nerve Centre

The Nerve Centre is Northern Ireland’s leading creative media arts centre. More than 120,000 people a year benefit from the Nerve Centre’s wide-ranging programme of arts events, cutting edge projects, creative learning centres, training opportunities, and state-of-the-art production facilities. A successful social economy enterprise, the Nerve Centre employs more than 40 staff at...

Linen Hall Library

The Linen Hall Library is a truly unique institution. Founded in 1788, it is the oldest library in Belfast and the last subscribing library in Ireland.

It has a radical and 'enlightenment' foundation, and ever since has prized its independence and has maintained the principle that its resources are owned by the community for the community.

It is renowned for its...


The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) is the official archive for Northern Ireland.

Located in Belfast, PRONI is a government organisation founded in 1923 (shortly after the partition of Ireland). It now operates as part of the ...