Cork sees highest number of people offered places on Government’s Basic Income for the Arts scheme

CORK has the highest number of applicants to be offered a place on the Government’s new Basic Income for the Arts (BIA) pilot scheme, figures provided by the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and the Media, Catherine Martin have shown .

The minister provided a county-by-county breakdown of the number of applicants offered a place on the scheme in a written reply to a question submitted last week by Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth.

Ms Martin said the breakdown may be subject to “minor change” in the event that any artists do not accept the offer of […]

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