'It is now 'make or break' time. Urgent and unprecedented intervention from the Government is required to support tourism businesses '
In these times of dissipating economies and coalition governments, you may find yourself tempted to grab a book, a paintbrush or for that matter listen to classical music. In a world without art, which might soon be, what would provide respite to regrets and reforms?
With lack of competition in the Irish insurance market and the subsequent withdrawal of Leisure Insure, ISACS has been deduced to living on borrowed time until they have access to an underwriter.
A sector that provided strength and solidarity during the lockdown is now fighting for its survival. 35,000 staff of the events industry were left with little or no means of livelihood.
"We need government support for our industry and we need it immediately," the live events and entertainment sector collectively calls.
Continued and unchanged rates of PUP and EWSS support for artists is the most immediate point of the pre-submission budget that the NCFA is trying to press for, that’s what the NCFA sectoral meeting today revealed.