Micheál O'Connell

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Master's student in DCU. Studying journalism and covering all things art, culture and everything that intersects. Hoping for a creative and bright future for Irish art and a community that supports eachother.
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PUP ending – a ‘hidden threat’ to artists

The Minister for Finance, Paschal Donoghue, announced last week that the government will press ahead in their plans for reducing the Pandemic Unemployment Payment.As the public health emergency begins to improve, this can hardly come as a surprise. Even less so considering the government has been aiming for PUP reductions since the lockdowns began.