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.Music Generation believes in every child and young person’s musical potential. The vision of Music Generation is inclusive access to high quality music education for children and young people, delivered by skilled professional musicians interacting in an inspirational way with children and young people in their communities.


How is it funded?

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


Music Generation Mayo

Music Generation Mayo is managed by Mayo Music Education Partnership, led by Sligo, Mayo and Leitrim Education and Training Board in partnership with Mayo County Council Arts Office, Mayo County Development Board, Mayo County Community Forum and Mayo Education Centre


Music Generation Sligo

Music Generation Sligo is managed by Sligo Music Education Partnership, led by Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board in partnership with Sligo County Council Arts Service, Sligo Education Centre, Sligo County Childcare Committee, the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government.

Music Generation – Mayo
Mayo Further Education and Training Centre,


Rush St./Lucan



Co-ordinator: Laurie Barrett
Project Administrator: Tara Timlin
Tel: 00 353 9490 41019 ext.2044


Music Generation – Sligo
Mayo Sligo Leitrim ETB
Quay St.
Co-ordinator: Rhona McGrath
Administrator: Emma Smith
Tel: 071 9138306


Music Generation – Leitrim
Mayo Sligo Leitrim ETB
St. George’s Terrace
Co-ordinator: Therese McCartin
Tel: 071 9620024