Gerry Sullivan – A Tribute

The Irish Theatre World has lost another original member of the founding union, which became Irish Actors Equity Association. Gerry Sullivan a much revered actor, has died at the age of 92 in Wexford. Though known by many for his portrayal of the Garda in “The Riordans” TV series and then “Glenroe”, he made twenty other film appearances including, “Educating Rita”, … [Read More...]


Trim to host Medieval Summer Prom

Following in the success of "Braveheart 20”, a special screening of the Oscar winning film, the Sean Lawlor Artist' Trust announces 'King Johns Summer Prom". Taking place in the breathtaking grounds of Trim Castle, Co.Meath, the event will host an array of local and national talent playing on Friday the 21st and Saturday the … [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 - … [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...]