Siamsa Tíre Asks For Public’s Help In Saving The Arts

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SIAMSA Tíre is asking members of the public for their support in a campaign to help the arts.

Theatres and Arts Centres across the country have come together to show support for the National Arts Recovery Plan published last week by the NCFA and Siamsa Tíre is  standing together with the NCFA, venues around Ireland and artists and arts workers at this difficult time to ensure the survival of the sector.

A statement issued by Siamsa Tire today states: “Before and during this pandemic, it is the arts that have kept us company, been an escape, a voice, a release, a hope. As the country emerges from the pandemic and businesses attempt to return to trading or pivot to alternative offerings in a physically limited new world, the arts and culture sector will be the very last to recover in any meaningful way.

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Artists, arts workers and arts organisations need the support of the public now. We must keep the arts on the national agenda while we move towards Government formation and Programme for Government.

We at Siamsa Tíre are asking our customers and the general public for your support to help give the arts a voice with these 3 actions:

1. Tell your TD how important the arts are to you.
2. Are you an arts fan? If you enjoy the arts, please add your voice to the campaign by sharing the #SAVETHEARTS video on social media (
3. Talk to your friends and family about how important the arts are to you and ask them to do points one and two above.

We look forward to welcoming our customers back into our venues to enjoy all that the arts have to offer, and we are working hard to make our venues safe in order to be able to do so.”

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