Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure


DCAL supports thousands of jobs in the creative and cultural sector and innovative initiatives delivering qualifications and employability skills. We introduce social clauses delivering new jobs for young people and the long-term unemployed.

Observatory - Therapeutic Work Experience

The Armagh Observatory has facilitated therapeutic work-experience programmes for young adults with complex needs.

Pay it Forward With Sport

Unemployed young people from neighbourhood renewal areas have gained a range of qualifications and training to support them in the sports and leisure industry.

Creative Industries at PRONI

PRONI archives of photographs, drawings, maps, letters and diaries are a rich source of stories which can be used by entrepreneurial digital developers, designers and film-makers.

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