Colm Kelly is a PhD candidate based in the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick. His research focuses on the formation of identity for musicians based on the social groups that musicians participate in.
Musicians and Identity – Why There Was Such a Strong Reaction to Minister Heather Humphreys' Comments
The response from musicians to comments last week by Minister Heather Humphreys about reskilling and retraining was visceral, although her words were not directed towards them. Colm Kelly explores why.