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65 People Working In Midlands Arts Sector Awarded Basic Income

The successful applicants will get €325 a week under the pilot scheme.

65 people working in the arts in the midlands - including musicians, dancers and writers - have today been granted a basic income.

They were selected from over 8,000 eligible applicants and will get €325 a week under the pilot scheme.

Arts Minister Catherine Martin says they include people from all art forms, ages groups and counties;

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