Irish Equity President Padraig Murray, making his address to the well attended Irish Equity Annual General Meeting held on Sunday, 29th March, in the Liberty Hall Theatre. In his address, Murray outlined the work of the union to date and appealed for a unity of purpose and direction from the membership. His call was well received by the members who voted to set aside their … [Read More...]



Second World Live Performance Conference: A landmark event for the International Federation of Actors to take place in Dublin in June. For the second time in its history, the International Federation of Actors - global federation of performers' trade unions, guilds and professional associations founded in 1952 - organises a … [Read More...]



Following the introduction of the Copyright Act on 1st January 2001, RAAP was set up to distribute performance royalties to artists (main artists and session musicians). You are entitled to a payment when a sound recording to which you have contributed is publicly broadcast in Ireland and around the world. Our organisation was … [Read More...]


Freelance Workers to Regain Union Rights

A new ruling from the European Court of Justice (CJEU) may force authorities across Europe to reverse policies that have resulted in the effective denial of full union rights to freelance workers, for over a decade. The ruling – delivered by the court in … [Read More...]

FIA actors show their solidarity

Actors show their solidarity with the murdered workers at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo (picture FIA) … [Read More...]

Read the Labour Court Recommendation December 2014

Read the full text of the Labour Court Recommendation on contracts for Equity members … [Read More...]