About Music Generation

What is Music Generation?

Music Generation is Ireland’s National Music Education Programme that transforms the lives of children and young people through access to high quality performance music education in their locality.

Initiated by Music Network, Music Generation is co-funded by U2, The Ireland Funds, the Department of Education and Skills and local Music Education Partnerships.

Read more about how the Music Generation journey began, or watch a video about our story so far -

Currently Music Generation programmes are offered in 12 areas of the country: Carlow, Clare, Cork City, Laois, Limerick City, Louth, Mayo, Offaly / Westmeath, Sligo, South Dublin and Wicklow. Locally, the programmes are managed by Music Education Partnerships, under the leadership of Coordinators.

Find out more about Music Generation's local Music Education Partnerships.