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Music & Entertainment Association Of Ireland Says PUP Must Be Extended By 6 Months.

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Tomorrow industry representatives will meet with the Government to discuss a roadmap for re-opening

The Pandemic Unemployment Payment for those in the live events sector needs to be extended by six months, according to industry group, the Music and Entertainment Association of Ireland .

The rate of PUP is due to be cut from the 7th of September with it being phased out entirely by February.

Our Political Correspondent Seán Defoe reports:

The Government needs to be upfront and honest with the live events industry if it's going to be left shut.

That's according to Sinn Féin.

Tomorrow industry representatives will meet with the Government to discuss a roadmap for re-opening.

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin Fingal Louise O'Reilly says events workers can't be left high and dry

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