‘A new era for the arts in Ireland’: Basic Income Scheme for the Arts Opens for Applications on 12 April

'A new era for the arts in Ireland': Basic Income Scheme for the Arts Opens for Applications on 12 April

Taoiseach Micheál Martin, Tanáiste Leo Varadkar, Minister for Arts Catherine Martin, and Chair of the Arts and Culture Recovery Taskforce Clare Duignan. 2,000 participants will receive €325 per week over three years as part of the pilot.

The government has today (5 April) launched the Basic Income for the Arts pilot scheme. The scheme will provide 2,000 artists and arts sector workers with €325 per week for three years. The scheme opens for applications on Tuesday 12 April and closes on Thursday 12 May 2022.

The aim of the scheme, which was the main recommendation of the report of the Arts […]

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