Our government says one thing and does another when it comes to nurturing cultural pursuits

Our government says one thing and does another when it comes to nurturing cultural pursuits
Lenny Abrahamson: critical of government support of arts

How much longer can we pump up the arts in flowery international speeches, asks Nadine O'Regan

A couple of weeks ago, after the new ministerial appointments were announced, which included the reinstalling of Heather Humphreys as arts minister, I received a Facebook private message from a friend who works as a producer in Irish theatre. “Great news about the new arts minister,” he messaged sardonically, attaching a picture to the text. What was the picture? A woman screaming in a horror film, her face a rictus of pain and shock.

I...

Subscribe from just 1€

Exclusive offers

Choose the subscription that is right for you

Monthly Subscription

€1

For the first month

€19.99 Monthly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Annual Subscription

€200€149

For the first year

€199.99 annually thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Quarterly Subscription

€55€42

For the first 90 days

€55.00 quarterly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

These offers are not available for current subscribers. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.

Terms & Conditions Apply

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue

Subscribe Login

Related Articles

More from The Business Post