The executive committee of Irish Equity today sent condolences to those bereaved and injured in the bombing attack at Manchester Arena last night. … [Read More...]


Message to Performers

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Death of Deirdre Friel, former RTÉ Producer Director and Equity member

The death has occurred of Deirdre FRIEL KELLY ( Wife of  Barry Kelly) Monkstown, Dublin / Bunbeg, Donegal Our deepest sympathy to the Friel and Kelly  families  on the death of our colleague Deirdre Friel , former RTÉ TV Producer - Director. Notice: FRIEL KELLY, Deirdre (Bunbeg, Co. Donegal, formerly of Monkstown, Co. … [Read More...]


End the gender pay gap

Because of the gender pay gap, Irish women effectively work the last 71 minutes of the day for free. We're asking women in Ireland to take action this week by posting a #clockedout selfie on social media at 15:50 to mark the moment the pay gap kicks in. Time … [Read More...]

SIPTU calls for women to take action on the gender pay gap by organising in unions

SIPTU has called for women to become organised in their unions so that effective action can be taken to overcome the gender pay gap which Eurostat figures published on International Women’s Day (Wednesday, 8th March) indicate is still prevalent throughout the … [Read More...]

Irish Equity welcomes progress of Bill to return collective bargaining rights to freelance workers

SIPTU has welcomed the progress of the Competition (Amendment) Bill 2016, from the Seanad to Dáil Eireann. This Bill, which seeks to return collective bargaining rights to freelance workers, was debated in the Dail on Tuesday (28th February) and continues to … [Read More...]