He's unable to get his equipment, which is stranded abroad.
An Offaly musician feels the industry has been cast into the wind by the government.
Brenden Keeley says the lack of any mention of the sector, aside from banning live music from pubs that re-open, is a massive blow.
He left all his equipment with a friend in Germany since March and he is unable to get it without losing his Pandemic Unemployment Payment under new travel guidelines.
Mr. Keely is unsure where the current guidance leaves him: