IRISH EQUITY

Irish Equity will support members in confronting sexual assault and harassment

Irish Equity has assured members that the union will support them should they have any concerns regarding their treatment in the workplace, following the recent media coverage of sexual assault and harassment in the film industry. Irish Equity Organiser, Karan O Loughlin, said: “Bullying and harassment, including sexual harassment, is just not acceptable. Workers in the … [Read More...]

IRISH EQUITY

RSC Venus & Adonis worksop and low cost ticket offer for actors

Free all day Shakespeare workshop for members who buy a full price seat to RSC Venus & Adonis at the Civic. Also €10 seats (no workshop) for all equity … [Read More...]

IRISH EQUITY

A Tribute to Peadar Lamb

The versatile and much respected actor, Peadar Lamb, passed away in his 88th year on the 1st of September, after a much lauded and long career. The son of the celebrated painter Charles Lamb, he grew up in Conamara and was married to well-known actress Geraldine Plunkett. He became a member of the Abbey Theatre Company in … [Read More...]

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Irish Equity calls on TV3 to reconsider postponement of Red Rock

Irish Equity has expressed disappointment with the announcement by TV3, today (Wednesday, 30th August), that it intends to postpone the production of a fourth series of the popular drama show Red Rock. Irish Equity Organiser, Karan O Loughlin, said: “The cast … [Read More...]

Michael Twomey – Actor Director – A Tribute

Michael Twomey was born in Cork in 1933. He made his first stage appearance in the old Cork Opera House in 1944 at the age 11, in Eugene O'Neill's Ah, Wilderness! Pantomime and revues in Cork followed and his versatility as an actor, director and raconteur … [Read More...]

Message to Performers

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