Spot-lit is a three year project (2018-2021) that aims to grow the literary tourism sector in the Northern Periphery and Arctic region by supporting the organisations and businesses in this culturally-rich region to grow collaborate and better engage audiences together. The Vision of the project is “To grow entrepreneurship and SME reach beyond local markets by developing and marketing literary tourism products”.

Spot-lit is funded by the Interreg Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme 2014-2020 (NPA), under Priority Axis 2; Promoting Entrepeneurship, specific objective – greater market reach beyond local markets for SMEs in remote and sparsely populated areas. For more information about the NPA Programme, visit:

Find Out More about the Spot-lit Project HERE



General Enquiries:

Irish Central Border Area Network (ICBAN) (Spot-lit Lead Partner): Andy Hallewell: Andy{at}

Get in touch with project partners HERE