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Nearly One an a Half Million Euro for Festivals

John O’Donoghue, T.D., Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism, announced on Tuesday, 6th March, 2007 the figures for grant assistance of some €1,431,009, which, will be administered by Fáilte Ireland, in respect of the Festivals and Cultural Events Initiative.

Some of the music festivals that benefited from the scheme were:

Kilkenny Arts Festival - €110,000
Galway Arts Festival - €128,000
Killarney Summerfest - €145,000
Waterford Spraoí - €54,200
Festival of World Cultures, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin - €40,000
West Cork Chamber Music Festival - €46,500
Gradam Cheoil, Cork Opera House - €27,000
Féile na Bealtaine, Dingle, Co Kerry - €45,000
Éigse Carlow Arts - €25,000
Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann, Tullamore, Co Offaly - €50,000
Nyah Traditional Festival, Cavan - €11,700

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