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Should we give money to young people to engage with the Arts?

The French Government recently launched a smartphone app that gives 300 euros to every 18-year-ol...

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16.32 6 Aug 2021


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Should we give money to young people to engage with the Arts?


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The French Government recently launched a smartphone app that gives 300 euros to every 18-year-old in the country for cultural purchases like books and music, or exhibition and performance tickets.

It hasn’t quite gone according to plan, as many of the young people have used the money for their existing interests - such as comic books.

But is the initiative a good idea?

Artistic director for the Dublin Theatre Festival, Willie White, as well as actor, writer and director Alan Stanford, joined Kieran on The Hard Shoulder...

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