IRISH EQUITY

Niall Tóibín, Actor, Writer, Comedian, Singer, Impressionist and Presenter, was the last of a veteran group of multi-talented performers from Cork City and, perhaps had the edge in versatility. Born into an Irish speaking family, he sang in the cathedral choir as a child and in the Opera House in Cork. In his teens, he joined a drama society attached to the Gaelic League, … [Read More...]

IRISH EQUITY

Where does one begin to pay tribute to, undoubtedly, one of the finest broadcasters and presenters in the history of Radio and Television, not only in Ireland, but across Europe and beyond? So many of us had the privilege of sharing the same corridor in the RTE Radio Centre for 25 years with Gay;  he, usually resident … [Read More...]

IRISH EQUITY

If you are a trade union member and have experience of sexual harassment at work please complete the Irish Congress of Trade Unions questionnaire … [Read More...]

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Call on professional artists to avail of expansion of Jobseeker’s Allowance

SIPTU representatives have called on professional artists to avail of an expansion in the categories of those eligible to claim Jobseeker’s Allowance while they focus on their artistic work and to develop their portfolio. SIPTU Services Division … [Read More...]

Public Liability insurance in the Arts industry – have your say!

Do you use Public Liability Insurance? Is it too Expensive? The union is endeavoring to understand the requirement for public liability insurance for people who work in the arts industry. Can you take 60 seconds to answer these few short questions so we can … [Read More...]