IRISH EQUITY

Dear Equity member, Screen Ireland has announced details of a new ‘The Actor as Creator’ initiative to showcase Irish acting talent in partnership with Bow Street, with the support of Irish Equity. The ‘Actor as Creator’ is a new initiative designed to create a diverse range of work from unique creative voices within the Irish screen acting community.  The scheme is … [Read More...]

IRISH EQUITY

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP NOW for an online meeting about Social Welfare payments and rent supports available during the COVID-19 crisis and how to navigate them, at 3.30pm on Friday 17th April. Hosted by Irish Equity, SIPTU, The National Campaign For The Arts and Theatre Forum. .. Dear member, There is now a … [Read More...]

IRISH EQUITY

SIPTU and Irish Equity have written to the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan, calling for the Government to urgently increase the financial support for workers in the Arts sector who have been unable to avail of the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP). SIPTU and … [Read More...]

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COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Following significant lobbying by SIPTU and the Irish Congress of trade Unions, the Government announced on 24th March, new measures to provide financial support to Irish workers affected by the Covid-19 crisis for both self-employed and employed workers. This … [Read More...]

Paul Doyle – RIP

April, 2020 — Irish Equity are saddened to hear of the death of Paul Doyle who passed away peacefully but unexpectedly of natural causes on 11th April 2020. Paul was an actor with extraordinary creative talent, that included his unique voice and a passionate … [Read More...]

SIPTU supports new wage compensation scheme and increase in COVID-19 emergency payment

SIPTU General Secretary, Joe Cunningham, has welcomed the Government’s wage compensation scheme which was announced today (Tuesday, 24th March) and is intended to retain workers in employment. Under the scheme, an employer will receive a subsidy of 70% … [Read More...]