IRISH EQUITY

Dublin City Council is consulting on the feasibility of ambitious plans to bring forward a “creative campus” in the heart of the Liberties area of Dublin 8.The proposals are part of an Urban Regeneration and Development Fund (URDF) regeneration project that aims to deliver new workspace for artists within the city. In total … [Read More...]

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IRISH EQUITY

Context Irish Equity has been the subject of criticism for many years due to the “buyout” nature of Irish contracts in the independent film and TV sector. This meant that actors got paid additional monies up front to buy out all rights, so they never got a share in the sale of a production or in the success of a production. … [Read More...]

We Are Irish Equity

Context Irish Equity has been the subject of criticism for many years due to the “buyout” nature of Irish contracts in the independent film and TV sector. This meant that actors got paid additional monies up front to buy out all rights, so they never got a share in the sale of a production or […]

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SIPTU confirms new collective agreement for independent live action film and television crew

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 … [Read More...]

Equity welcomes basic income scheme for Arts’ workers

Irish Equity has welcomed the proposal to introduce a basic income scheme for workers in the Arts sector. The scheme is among a range of supports for artists and performers which are proposed in the report of the Arts and Culture Recovery Task Force and which … [Read More...]

Budget 2021 and the Arts

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 … [Read More...]