Mangan: ‘Most people who produce art earn less than €10,000′

THE IRISH TIMES | Sara Keating:

Jo Mangan is a busy woman. Our lunchtime meeting is sandwiched between a variety of media appearances relating to the National Campaign for the Arts, of which she is the chairwoman. She needs to be in Carlow by teatime to brief interns at the Carlow Festival of Arts, where she began a term as director in February, and she is also rehearsing a new play for her theatre company, Performance Corporation, which will premiere at Canada’s national theatre festival in less than a month… Read more

Image: Jo Mangan: “I challenge anyone to go through a day without engaging with the arts.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons