Irish legislative committee recommends constitutional recognition of right to culture
By 21 July 2017
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The cultural rights of Irish citizens should be recognised and protected through an Amendment to the Constitution, a report from the Oireachtasjoint committee on arts and heritage has said. The report says there should be “meaningful commitments” on arts and heritage funding, with a specific target of increasing investment in the sector to 0.6 per cent of national GDP, which is the EU average.
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