Over 430 businesses get €4m in night-time economy funding

Venues such as pubs and art galleries awarded the funds from the Night-Time Economy Support Scheme to assist off-peak entertainment across the country

Nightclubs are among the venues to benefit from the scheme

Over 430 organisations ranging from pubs to galleries have been awarded a total of €4 million in funding from the Night-Time Economy Support Scheme.

The money, which was awarded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, is to assist off-peak entertainment in towns and cities across the country.

Over 470 applications for funding were received from a range of venues including pubs, nightclubs, cafés, theatres, arts centres, galleries, museums and retail ...