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Circuses need cash or face closure

Irish circuses will have to close within five years if the government doesn’t increase financial support for the sector, according to a senior manager at Ireland’s oldest circus, Fossetts.

2nd September, 2006

Irish circuses will have to close within five years if the government doesn’t increase financial support for the sector, according to a senior manager at Ireland’s oldest circus, Fossetts.

The circus company’s marketing manager, Charles O’Brien, said circuses would be forced to change if they did not receive more investment.

‘‘Without more funding, you just wouldn’t be able to put on a circus like Fossetts in five...

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