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Our Mission

The objective of The Marie Duffy Foundation is to support and promote the development of Irish Dancing, Music and Language, worldwide, by providing financial grants to encourage and improve live performance, competitions, academic excellence, and stimulate creativity and innovation; and, to provide financial support to deserving individuals or groups of Irish dancers and musicians to help them achieve their full potential in their chosen field.

Ar aghaidh linn i bhfeabhas.
We go onwards improving all the time.

THE FOUNDATION IS A NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANISATION AND ALL OF THE NET PROCEEDS ARE USED TO FUND THE ABOVE OBJECTIVES 

WHO WE ARE

The Marie Duffy Foundation is an independent registered charity (No.1145892 ) whose aim is to promote Irish Culture and provide financial support for deserving individuals and groups.
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WHO SUPPORTS US

The Marie Duffy Foundation could not operate without the help of many individuals and organisations who support us. The trustees are immensely grateful to all those who contribute support, but in particular to the Niamh Flatley, Our Patron, and CLRG. Other notable supporters are listed throughout our site.
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WHO WE SUPPORT

Our aim is to give as many individuals/groups as possible the opportunity to achieve their potential which they might otherwise not have. MDF offers grants and awards to encourage and stimulate creativity and innovation in Irish Dance, Music and Language and to provide financial assistance to deserving individuals and groups.
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HOW YOU CAN HELP

Throughout our website, there are several opportunities for individual support which we hope you will take. Whether it is helping us raise funds, participating in one of our events, shopping at our online shop, or making a donation to help us provide awards.
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Financial Support
35%

Irish Dancing
45%

Irish Music & Culture
20%

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