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Press Releases

Press Releases 2021

Yvonne Condon Press Release (620kb)
Doug Fishbone Press Release (489kb)
Friends Acquisition Press Release (424kb)
May Reopening PR (PDF 420kb)
Dara McGrath Press Release (PDF 403kb)
Seoda Press Release (PDF 359kb)
AFI 2021 PR (PDF 217kb)
Secondary Schools Resources PR (PDF 870kb)
Covid Charter Safety PR (PDF 313kb)
Citizen Nowhere | Citizen Somewhere: The Imagined Nation Video (PDF 814kb)
Book Sale Press Release (PDF 160kb)

Press Releases 2020

Harry Clarke Marginalia and Gallery Closure (PDF 894kb)
Extended Opening Hours for festive period (PDF 698kb)
Citizen Nowhere | Citizen Somewhere: The Imagined Nation (PDF 386kb)
Crawford Art Gallery to Reopen 1 December (PDF 274kb)
Acquisition Fund (PDF 700kb)
Announcement for Crawford Art Gallery from Government (PDF 736kb)
Crawford Art Gallery Culture Night 2020 (2mb)
KEVIN GAFFNEY: Expulsion (239kb)
Statio Bene Press Release (457kb)
Crawford Reopens Press Release (PDF 330kb)
Crawford Art Gallery and National Gallery of Ireland Partnership (PDF 236kb)
In Transit PR (700kb)
Artists' Film International (138kb
Crawford Art Gallery featured on BBC2 special on the nude in art (136kb)
Stephen Doyle Press Release (1mb)

Press Releases 2019

250,000 Visitors in 2019 (135kb)
Orla Barry Book Launch (95kb
Vajiko Chachkhiani Press Release (278kb)
Daphne Wright Press Release (125kb)
Will Sliney Superheroes Takeover PR (257kb)
Awards Shortlist for Crawford Gallery (PDF 310kb)
Marianne Keating (PDF175kb)
Seen not Heard (PDF183kb)
The Fig Reveal (PDF146kb)
National Gallery of Ireland welcomes Crawford Art Gallery as partner for Zurich Portrait Prize 2019 (PDF146kb)
Gibson Bequest (PDF381kb)
Mary Swanzy (PDF381kb)
Andrew Kearney (PDF 399kb)
Recasting Canova (PDF 220kb)

Press Releases 2018

Earth Wind & Fire (PDF 2mb)
Crawford Art Gallery Acquisition (PDF 355kb)
Naked Tour of Naked Truth (PDF 186kb)
Brian O'Doherty (PDF 460kb)
Naked Truth (PDF 1.6mb)
Phillip Toledano (PDF 752kb)
Stampa Ora (PDF 125kb)
Heroes and Villains (PDF 342kb)

Press Releases 2017

Ragnar Kjartansson: Guilt Trip (PDF 752kb)
Aideen Barry: Not To Be Known (PDF 3.9mb)
Orla Barry: Breaking Rainbows (PDF 1.1mb)
Sonia Shiel: Rectangle, squared. (PDF 2mb)
Danny McCarthy Beyond Silence:
A Bell Rings in an Empty Sky
(PDF 103kb)
Jasmina Cibic THE NATION LOVES IT (PDF 245kb)
Crawford Art Gallery 2017 Exhibition Programme Highlights (PDF 115b)

Press Releases 2016

The Crawford At The Castle (PDF 120kb)
Perceptions 2016 The Art of Citizenship (PDF 148kb)
Made in Cork: Cork Arts & Crafts (PDF 234kb)
Annie O’Ne CANTHUS (PDF 211kb)
Elaine Byrne - Rakoczy’s March (PDF 515kb)
Conflicting Visions in a Turbulent Age (PDF 428kb)
1916 Ireland In Contemporary Art (PDF 723kb)
Martin Healy (PDF 262kb)

Press Releases 2015

Adam Buck (PDF 205kb)
Doug DuBois (PDF 135kb)
William Hunt (PDF 667kb)
Seán Scully (PDF 99kb)
Vivienne Roche (PDF 413kb)
Reconfigurations (PDF 2mb)
Displaced - Alice Schwab (PDF 1.53mb)
Kathy Prendergast (PDF 420kb)
Brian Duggan (PDF 919kb)

Press Releases 2014

Motivational Deficit (PDF 245kb)
Kennedy Browne (PDF 1.08mb)
Mark Clare (PDF 103kb)
Distant Relations (PDF 1.2mb)
Three Centuries of Irish Art (PDF 47kb)

Press Releases 2012

Sean Keating (PDF 613kb)
Burke and Norfolk (PDF 75kb)
Simon Fujiwara (PDF 402kb)
AIB Art Collection (PDF 16kb)
Grogan and Butts (PDF 65kb)

Press Releases 2011

Gravity (PDF 86Kb)
All My Lovin' (PDF 1.0 Mb)
Cecily Brennan (PDF 1.0 Mb)
Charles Tyrrell (PDF 9.34 Mb)
Grace Weir (PDF 1.37 Mb)
Shane Cullen (PDF 220Kb)
Strange Attractor (PDF 1.4 Mb)
Eamon O'Kane (PDF 2.11 Mb)

Press Releases 2010

The Willows (PDF 4.77 Mb)
Close to Hand (PDF 263Kb)
Backwater 2010 (PDF 18.23 Mb)

Press Releases 2009

Terror and Sublime (PDF 1.4 Mb)
There Not There (PDF 1.2 Mb)

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Annual Reports / Prompt Payments Reports

Prompt Payment Q1 2021

Crawford Art Gallery Financial Statements 2019
Dánlann Crawford Corcaigh Tuarascáil Bhliantúil 2019
Crawford Art Gallery Annual Report 2019
Prompt Payment Q4 2020
Prompt Payment Q3 2020
Prompt Payment Q2 2020
Prompt Payment Q1 2020

Prompt Payment Q4 2019
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Prompt Payment Q2 201

Prompt Payment Q1 2019

Dánlann Crawford Corcaigh Tuarascáil Bhliantúil 2018
Crawford Gallery Annual Report 2018
Prompt Payment Q4 2018
Prompt Payment Q3 2018
Prompt Payment Q2 2018
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Dánlann Crawford Corcaigh Tuarascáil Bhliantúil 2017
Crawford Gallery Annual Report 2017
Prompt Payment Q4 2017
Prompt Payment Q3 2017

Prompt Payment Q2 2017
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Dánlann Crawford Corcaigh Tuarascáil Bhliantúil 2016
Crawford Gallery Annual Report 2016Prompt Payment Q4 2016
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Prompt Payment Q2 2016

Prompt Payment Q1 2016

Dánlann Crawford Corcaigh Tuarascáil Bhliantúil 2015
Crawford Gallery Annual Report 2015
Prompt Payment Q4 2015
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Prompt Payment Q1 2015

Dánlann Crawford Corcaigh Tuarascáil Bhliantúil 2014
Crawford Gallery Annual Report 2014

Prompt Payment Q4 2014
15 Day template Q3 2014

Prompt Payment Q2 2014

Prompt Payment Q1 2014

Crawford Gallery Annual Report 2013
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Crawford Gallery Annual Report 2012
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Crawford Gallery Annual Report 2011
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Crawford Gallery Annual Report 2010

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Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information legislation assert the right of members of the public to obtain access to official information to the greatest extent possible, consistent with the public interest and the right to privacy.

Freedom of Information requests must be made in writing and addressed to:
Freedom of Information Office
Crawford Art Gallery
Emmet Place

Or email

The request must state clearly that the request is made under the FOI Acts, specify the manner of access sought i.e. copy of record or opportunity to view record, and the request must be accompanied by the appropriate fee.

Further information on the Freedom of Information Acts is available on the FOI website.

Access to Information on the Environment (AIE) (PDF)

GDPR Data Protection Officer

DPO Officer Crawford Art Gallery – Norma Cuddihy
Tel: 021 4805042


The Crawford Art Gallery is committed to fostering an appropriate environment for addressing concerns relating to potential serious wrongdoing in the workplace and to providing the necessary support for staff and others working with us who raise concerns regarding such matters.

If you have a reasonable belief that a serious wrongdoing relating to the workplace has occurred, is occurring or is likely to occur, then you should make a disclosure by reporting this to the Designated Officer, setting out the basis for your belief. 

The policy and procedures set out in the document below will govern how such disclosures are dealt with.

Annual Report on Protected Disclosures 2015 (pdf)

Annual Report on Protected Disclosures 2016 (pdf)

Annual Report on Protected Disclosures 2017 (pdf)

Annual Report on Protected Disclosures 2018 (pdf)

Annual Report on Protected Disclosures 2019 (pdf)

Annual Report on Protected Disclosures 2020 (pdf)

Protected Disclosure Policy (pdf)

Child Protection Policy (pdf)

Child Protection Safeguarding Statement (pdf)

Director's Code of Conduct (pdf)

Employee's Code of Conduct (pdf)

Customer Charter & Action Plan (pdf)

Gender Equality Policy (pdf)

Privacy Notice (pdf)

Crawford Art Gallery Strategic Plan 2019 – 2022 (pdf)

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Unfair Treatment

If you are a child or young person under 18 or an adult who knows a child who you feel has been unfairly treated, or you are not satisfied with our decision on your complaint, it is open to you to contact the Ombudsman for Children’s Office. By law, the Ombudsman for Children’s Office can investigate complaints about any of our administrative actions or procedures as well as delays or inaction in dealings with us. The Ombudsman for Children provides an impartial, independent and free complaints handling service.

Contact details are as follows:
Ombudsman for Children’s Office
52-56 Great Strand St
Dublin 1

Free Phone: 1800 20 20 40

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Complaints Procedure For Members Of The Public

If you are not satisfied that we are meeting acceptable standards that or you have concerns or complaints about any aspect of your dealings with us, we would encourage you to pursue this matter with us. We welcome all feedback and we will deal with all complaints, queries and suggestions in a timely and confidential manner.

The matter should initially be brought to the attention of the staff member in charge of the area to which the problem relates (in writing, by telephone, or via email). We will deal with any complaints promptly and in confidence. If the matter is not resolved to your satisfaction, you can pursue the matter with the Head of Operations of the Gallery.

Norma Cuddihy
Head of Operations
Crawford Art Gallery
Emmet Place


The Head of Operations will:

• Acknowledge receipt of your complaint within 5 working days.

• Have the matter fully investigated; and

• Complete the processing of your complaint within 20 working days.

Where your complaint is upheld and the Gallery is at fault, we will apologise to you and, where possible, try to rectify the situation immediately and take whatever measures are necessary to prevent a similar situation recurring. Where your complaint is not upheld, we will explain our reasons to you and advise you of your right of appeal to the Ombudsman. The Ombudsman can investigate complaints about any of our administrative actions or procedures as well as delays or inaction in our dealings with you. The Ombudsman provides an impartial and independent dispute resolution service. The contact details for the Ombudsman are:

Office of the Ombudsman
18 Lower Leeson Street
Dublin 2

Tel: 01 6395600

Lo-call: 1890 22 30 30


Contact details are as follows:

Ombudsman for Children’s Office
52-56 Great Strand St
Dublin 1

Free Phone: 1800 20 20 40

Emmet Place, Cork, Ireland
T12 TNE6
Tel: 021 480 5042

Opening Hours
N.B. Last entry is 15 minutes before closing

Monday–Saturday 10.00am–5.00pm*

Sundays and Bank Holidays
Gallery: 11 am4 pm
Café: Closed Sundays

*second floor closes 15 minutes before closing
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