IRISH EQUITY

Anne (Moloney) O’Driscoll – A TRIBUTE

The Theatre, once more, has lost a pioneering practitioner. Anne (Moloney) O'Driscoll was a talented, determined theatre director at a time when it was a male dominated field. There were no half measures with Anne, but those who worked with her always maintained that they learned so much from her. In the late 1950's she formed the famous Dublin Strand Players and kick-started … [Read More...]

IRISH EQUITY

Love not hate – Unite to legislate against hate crime

We need to send a clear message that racism and hate have no place in our communities and that our society should be inclusive of all. We must break the silence on hate crime, encourage people to report it, and find effective ways to address all forms of racism and prejudice. Read about the campaign Sign the petition Save … [Read More...]

IRISH EQUITY

Anita Reeves – A tribute

Once more, Irish Theatre is bereft of an outstanding talent. Anita Reeves achieved star status in an amazingly unassuming manner. This was reflected in her “no nonsense performances” and her boundless affection for fellow artists. Anita trained from a very early age in dance and performance. This was an invaluable springboard … [Read More...]

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SIPTU welcomes progress of Bill to return collective bargaining rights to freelance workers

Photo from left to right: Padraig Murray, Irish Equity President, Senator Ivana Bacik, Karan OLoughlin, SIPTU National Campaigns and Equality Organiser and Bryan Murray, Irish Equity outside Leinster House on Wednesday 6th July calling on all Senators to … [Read More...]

SIPTU President Jack O’Connor says Brexit is the result of years of austerity

SIPTU General President, Jack O Connor, has stated that the victory of the Leave campaign in the British referendum on EU membership results from the implementation of austerity policies that have alienated working people across Europe. O’Connor said: “The … [Read More...]

Pride Festival

This year the union will again light up the roof of Liberty Hall again in rainbow colours to mark the Pride Festival. The roof will be lit on Friday and Saturday night 10pm - 4am SIPTU LGBTQ, the Young Workers Network and SIPTU allies are marching with the … [Read More...]