The Government has identified 5 levels in the roadmap. We are currently at level 2 and for the Arts this means the following; Indoor eventsWith 2 metre social distance and sanitisation arrangements – 50 people plus performers and staffing Larger venues – With 2 metre social distance, sanitisation arrangements, multiple exits and a one way […]

A message from the Irish Equity Executive Council


Returning to work in the Audio Visual sector - see the industry guidance documents for safe working in Film and TV Drama (live action) and Factual and Entertainment here … [Read More...]


Irish Equity members have welcomed the clarification by the Minister for Social Protection, Community and Rural Development, Heather Humphreys, on her earlier comments made last weekend regarding the future expectations of work within the Arts in Ireland. Irish Equity spokesperson, Karan O Loughlin said: “As artists prepare … [Read More...]


Irish Equity says support measures for the Arts do not go far enough

Irish Equity has today (Monday, 22nd June) called on the Government to put artists and arts workers first in planning for the recovery. Irish Equity Organiser, Karan O’Loughlin said: “We have seen movement from the Government over the last week in … [Read More...]

Irish Equity welcomes additional €25 million funding for Arts sector

Irish Equity has welcomed the announcement by the Government of vital additional funding for the arts and cultural sector, amounting to a total of €25 million. This will bring funding for the Arts Council in 2020 to €100 million. SIPTU Divisional Organiser, … [Read More...]

Letter to An Taoiseach on Arts & Cultural Sector Funding

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