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SIPTU representatives have today (7th December) confirmed that proposals for a new collective agreement for live action film and television crew have been accepted in a ballot of union members.  SIPTU Divisional Organiser, Karan O Loughlin, said: “This new agreement will come into operation in January … [Read More...]


See relevant information here:Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP)The new weekly payment structure is as below: for individuals who earn €400 and over- the rate of payment is €350for individuals who earn between €300 and €399.99 per week - the rate of payment is €300 for individuals who earn between €200 … [Read More...]


Irish Equity calls for more support for Arts workers

Irish Equity has said that Budget 2021 does not provide enough support for artists, theatre and entertainment workers. Karan O Loughlin, Irish Equity Organiser, said: “While the announcement by Arts minister, Catherine Martin, of critical investment in the … [Read More...]

Irish Equity Housing Survey

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to cause utter devastation right across the Arts, more and more performers, theatre makers and practitioners, musicians, entertainers, events and other workers are continuing to feel the financial strain of not being able to … [Read More...]

Level 3 – What this means for the Arts

The Government Roadmap Resilience and Recovery 2020-2021: Plan for Living with COVID-19 can be found here https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/resilience-recovery-2020-2021-plan-for-living-with-covid-19/?referrer=http://www.gov.ie/roadmap/ What does the … [Read More...]