Pandemic

 'Artists who are at their wits' end can’t afford another glitzy policy announcement': Basic Income for Artists Needs More Scrutiny
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'Artists who are at their wits' end can’t afford...
The basic income for artists was recommended in a...
May 6, 2021
Live-streamed Concerts Must Adhere to Strict Health Protocols, says Department
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Live-streamed Concerts Must Adhere to Strict Health Protocols,...
'Full protective measures' and 'controlled...
Oct 22, 2020
Music Events Cancelled Due to Level 3 Restrictions
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Music Events Cancelled Due to Level 3 Restrictions
Live concerts for the next three weeks cancelled or...
Oct 6, 2020
A Guide to the New Covid-19 Measures for Music and the Arts
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A Guide to the New Covid-19 Measures for Music and the Arts
Guidelines for arts events are divided into indoor and...
Sep 15, 2020
Arts Council Announces Emergency Stabilisation Fund
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Arts Council Announces Emergency Stabilisation Fund
Organisations in receipt of Strategic Funding or Arts...
Jul 22, 2020
Government Issues New Survey for Arts and Culture Organisations
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Government Issues New Survey for Arts and Culture Organisations
Survey aims to evaluate the impact the pandemic has had on...
Jun 24, 2020
Arts Council Publishes Report of Advisory Group on Covid-19 and the Arts
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Arts Council Publishes Report of Advisory Group on Covid-19 and...
Group recommends €9.5m for artist commissions and bursaries...
Jun 19, 2020
What Does the New Programme for Government Say About the Arts?
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What Does the New Programme for Government Say About the Arts?
Commitments to cross-departmental taskforce for the arts...
Jun 17, 2020
Government Announces Additional €25m for Arts Sector
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Government Announces Additional €25m for Arts Sector
National Campaign for the Arts achieves its key demand of...
Jun 16, 2020
NCFA Launches 13-Point Plan to Save Arts Sector
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NCFA Launches 13-Point Plan to Save Arts Sector
Plan includes call for additional €20m for Arts Council;...
May 27, 2020
Podcast: How Should the State Respond to the Covid-19 Arts Crisis?
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Podcast: How Should the State Respond to the Covid-19 Arts...
As artists and the arts sector face a prolonged period of...
May 22, 2020
Podcast: How Should the State Respond to the Covid-19 Arts Crisis?
Podcast
Podcast: How Should the State Respond to the Covid-19 Arts...
As artists and the arts sector face a prolonged period of...
May 22, 2020
‘Cognitive Dissonance’ – Minister’s Response to Arts Crisis Criticised During Arts Debate
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‘Cognitive Dissonance’ – Minister’s Response to Arts Crisis...
14,000 people in the arts sector now receiving the Covid-19...
May 19, 2020
12,000 Arts Events Cancelled and Hundreds in the Arts Laid Off
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12,000 Arts Events Cancelled and Hundreds in the Arts Laid Off
Arts Council surveys start to show the scale of pandemic...
May 12, 2020
£1 Million Raised for UK Music Venues
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£1 Million Raised for UK Music Venues
The Save Our Venues campaign was set up to raise funds for...
May 8, 2020
Martin Hayes, Angela Dorgan, Lenny Abrahamson and Fintan O'Toole to Sit on Advisory Group for Covid-19 Arts Crisis
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Martin Hayes, Angela Dorgan, Lenny Abrahamson and Fintan O'...
Group established by Arts Council to advise on challenges...
May 8, 2020
Will Music Venues Open in August? – 'This is trial with no room for error'
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Will Music Venues Open in August? – 'This is trial with no...
The Government's roadmap for opening up the Irish...
May 5, 2020
Festival Cancellations Escalate as Mass Gatherings Cancelled for Summer
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Festival Cancellations Escalate as Mass Gatherings Cancelled for...
Body and Soul, All Together Now, Great Music in Irish...
Apr 22, 2020
New Music Under Lockdown: Caitlín Nic Gabhann, Ger Wolfe and Amanda Feery on their Compositions for the Butterfly Sessions
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New Music Under Lockdown: Caitlín Nic Gabhann, Ger Wolfe and...
In response to the pandemic, Music Network has commissioned...
Apr 21, 2020
Arts Council Responds to Funding Criticisms
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Arts Council Responds to Funding Criticisms
COVID-19 arts scheme no longer requires online aspect;...
Apr 9, 2020