New Arts Council Report ‘Open Up’ uncovers why Black and Black Irish artists have high rates of ineligible funding applications relative to all other ethnic groups

Arts Council of Ireland - An Chomhairle Ealaíon,
11 March 2024, Ireland

The Arts Council has published a research report called “Open Up”, which explores why Black and Black Irish artists are most likely of all ethnic groups to have their funding applications assessed as ineligible. The Report reveals that the majority were deemed ineligible due to missing information, underscoring the need for greater support and information for this group.