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Funding Of €4m To Be Made Available To Music And Entertainment Industry

Grants of between €1,500 and €12,500 will be made available.

Midlands musicians will have access to support funding of €4 million over the next six months. 

The Music and Entertainment Business Assistance Scheme will support self-employed performers, sole traders and businesses in the music industry to assist their recovery as restrictions ease. 

Under the initiative, those with annual turnover of €15,000 or more can apply for grants of between €1,500 and €12,500. 

Laois' Stewart Quinn from the band Transmitter says new criteria will allow a wide range of performers to apply:

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