Michael Colgan, former director of the Gate Theatre, is to sue Village Magazine for defamation of character. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Michael Colgan, who allegedly bullied and sexually harassed employees while he was director of the Gate Theatre, is to sue Village magazine for defam(...)

Former Gate Theatre artistic director Michael Colgan has been accused of bullying. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Gate Theatre has asked theatre professionals “for their forbearance and to reserve judgment until the completion” of its review into allegations (...)

The board of the Gate Theatre has issued a statement in response to an open statement signed by 72 women working in theatre, which expressed concern a(...)

The Gate Theatre. “We wish to express the grave concerns we have around the current inquiry.” Photograph: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

This is a statement of support and intent. We are a group of female theatre professionals who work across the industry as actors, writers, producers, (...)

U2 performing at Croke Park in July. Brian Boyd’s report detailing the band was planning to breathe new life into their 1987 album The Joshua Tree was the fifth most read culture article on irishtimes.com. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

1. Bad sex in the movies: from Top Gun to Fifty Shades  This is the most read culture story on irishtimes.com for 2017, and by quite some distan(...)

Michael Colgan: several women who had made allegations against the Gate Theatre’s former director have expressed concern about who will see any submissions. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Gate Theatre is offering confidential counselling to former employees who allege that they were sexually harassed or bullied by its former directo(...)

One former employee told The Irish Times Michael Colgan remarked he could ‘talk down to anyone with a womb,’ while another said he slapped her on the backside so hard it left a red mark. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Director of the Arts Council Orlaith McBride is urging the women who have made allegations against the artistic director of the Gate Theatre Micha(...)

Michael Colgan: “I already knew I was not politically correct”. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The former artistic director of the Gate Theatre Michael Colgan has responded to allegations of abuse of power and inappropriate behaviour and apologi(...)

Michael Colgan: allegations have been made by several women of bullying and inappropriate behaviour by the former director of the Gate Theatre. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Gate Theatre has appointed an independent expert to investigate allegations of inappropriate behaviour and abuse of power by its former director M(...)

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