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Irish Government announces summer funding for live events

The Irish government has expanded its support for the live events industry by announcing € 25 million funding.

It aims to provide employment and development opportunities in the entertainment sector, which has been severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

The recipients of these funds are both small and large venues, festivals, clubs, concerts, theaters, etc.

Out of all the grants, Aiken Promotions are set to receive the highest one with €581,811 for Vicar St Performances over the summer to support artists, bands, and backroom staff.

The second-highest grant is €423,135 has been allocated equally to four entertainment franchises, namely Pod Festivals Ltd, Event Fuel, EP Republic Limited, and Body & Soul Event Creations Ltd.

You can check out the complete list of grantees here.