Screen Training Ireland

Screen Training Ireland is a part of Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board. It is the national training and development resource specifically created for Ireland’s film and television industry. It was established in 1995 to provide continuing training and career development opportunities for professionals working in the screen sectors.

The Act also sets out a range of other objectives for the Authority which include:

  • stimulating the provision of high quality, diverse, and innovative programming
  • facilitating public service broadcasters in the fulfillment of their public service objectives promoting diversity of control in the commercial and community sectors

In addition, the BAI ensures that broadcasting regulation:

  • sustains independent and impartial journalism
  • sustains compliance with employment law
  • protects the interests of children
  • facilitates a broadcasting sector which is responsive to audience needs and accessible to people with disabilities
  • promotes and stimulates the development of Irish language programming and broadcasting services.

The Act aims to increase transparency in the governance of broadcasting in Ireland, thereby promoting legitimacy, accountability and fair procedures in the provision of high-quality, diverse and innovative programming. Particular functions under the Act relate to the BAI’s oversight of public service broadcasters and the allocation of public funding. For more information, visit