Irish craft workers are represented by the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland (DCCoI). The DCCoI is the national agency for the commercial development of Irish designers and makers. DCCoI's activities are funded by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation via Enterprise Ireland.

The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland (DCCoI) is a limited company and its shareholders are represented by membership organisations: Guilds, Associations, Networks and Societies (GANS) which share DCCoI's aims and objectives and are involved in the promotion of contemporary and traditional design and craft.