The AIC is the representative body of composers in Ireland (including Northern Ireland). AIC represents the interests of composers in all areas of copyright, and seeks to enhance the professional status of its members through promotional activities.
AIC is a member of the International
Society for Contemporary Music,
a global network of around fifty countries which, since 1922, has promoted
contemporary music mainly through its annual festival, World Music Days.
AIC is also a member of the European Composers' Forum, which represents Art/Classical Music composers in Europe. It is the central network organisation linking together all national composers' associations active in this genre.