Please read the letter of condolence which was sent to the French Ambassador.Click here … [Read More...]

Waking the Feminists


Following a public outcry in the wake of the announcement of the Abbey Theatre’s 2016 programme, #WakingTheFeminists held a public meeting on Thursday 12 November 2015 On Wednesday 28th October, the Abbey Theatre, Ireland’s national theatre, launched its programme to mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising – an event that … [Read More...]


UNIMEI 2015 Congress in Lisbon

UNI General Secretary Philip Jennings addressing the UNIMEI 2015 Congress in Lisbon. UNIMEI is the global organisation for trade unions organising in media, entertainment and arts. Fair standards, fair digital bargaining and collective bargaining rights are the order of the day. … [Read More...]


Irish Equity congratulates Enda Oates

Irish Equity congratulates Enda Oates in winning his IFTA last for best male performer in a soap. Enda is an stage, film, and television actor who has received acclaim for his stagework, but is also well known to Irish television audiences as the Reverend … [Read More...]

Equity calls on members to support rehearsal visits

Following the setting up of the Theatre Sub Committee, Equity have decided to recommence the old tradition of visiting actors on the first day of rehearsals. This initiative is designed to increase the profile of the union at live performance venues and to … [Read More...]

Demonstrating why solidarity is not unartistic

Equity recently negotiated an agreement for the cast of the production “1916 The Bloody Irish”. This was a live performance that was recorded in front of a live audience for broadcast on PBS in America. Initially the production company were insisting that the … [Read More...]