Ballagh comes out swinging on accusations of 'racism'

Ballagh comes out swinging on accusations of 'racism'
Artist Robert Ballagh. Pic: RollingNews.ie

'It's about speaking truth to power,' says artist after claiming too many foreigners are running Irish cultural institutions

The artist Robert Ballagh has defended himself against charges of racism and "narrow-minded nationalism" in the wake of his controversial claims that too many Irish cultural institutions are being managed by people who are not from Ireland.

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