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Funding Boost For Midlands Festivals

The scheme provides money for live events to take place even with reduced attendances. 

Midlands festivals are benefitting from a government fund of €25m in funding to help gigs and events to happen this year. 

Electric Picnic, Body and Soul, Life Festival, Festival of the Fires and Castlepalooza are among the Midlands festivals to get funding. 

Venues  will also get support, including Kavanagh's in Portlaoise, The Stables in Mullingar, Joe Lee's in Tullamore and The Chestnut in Birr. 

The Live Performance Support Scheme aims to provide money for live events to take place even with reduced attendances. 

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