The Dunamaise Arts Centre in Portlaoise has received funding €125,000 from the Arts Council.
This was announced today as the Arts Council granted funding to a number of Arts Centres throughout the Country.
Due to COVID-19, Arts Centres throughout the country have suffered financially over the past year and Minister for State Sean Fleming welcomed the news.
He said: “This funding is vital to ensure that the basic infrastructure of our Arts Centres survives these challenging times.
“These centres are showing a great level of imagination and adaptability in their planning.
“I am confident that this funding will support Dunamaise Arts Centre in Portlaoise to build back better and to reach the widest possible audience.
“I wish to acknowledge the great addition the Dunamaise Arts Centre has been to the Arts community and all the people of Laois.
“We all look forward to normal activities resuming when it is safe to do so.”