Theatre Forum was invited to make a submission to the Joint Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media chaired by Deputy Niamh Smyth. The Joint Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media asked about the Challenges Facing Arts Venues as a Result of Covid-19. An invitation was also extended to the Arts Council and a joint delegation from the Drama League of Ireland, the Amateur Drama Council of Ireland and the Association of Irish Musical Societies also made submissions. Thanks to Board Directors and Arts Centre Directors’ Working Group members for their input in preparing this submission. The meeting took place virtually on Wednesday, 30th June 2021 from 12:30 to 14:00 and here’s a link to watch back the session.