A new music and live performance support scheme worth €6 million has been launched by Minister Catherine Martin to aid with employment in the creative industries due to the Covid 19 restrictions placed on the sector.
€5 million has been allocated to the Live Performance Support Scheme’ in hopes to aid commercial venues, producers and promoters of live performances and provide employment to workers in the creative industries.
A further €1 million will be used for a Music Stimulus Package which will help sustain the popular and commercial music genre across all genres.
Grants are available from €10,000 to a maximum of €800,000 which can be used to fund eligible costs at a 75% funding rate.
Applications will be accepted by email to [email protected]