The Abbey Theatre’s directors, Graham McLaren and Neil Murray. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

A frank discussion about the lack of Irish actors and productions in the Abbey Theatre has taken place between theatre management and a representative(...)

People taking part in a  protest organised by the National Homeless and Housing Coalition in Dublin on Saturday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

Figures showing that almost 10,000 people were homeless across the State at the end of February are a “shame and a blight on our society”, a housing r(...)

Euro banknotes. Photograph: iStock

Union representatives have called on the Central Bank of Ireland to reconsider a decision that would end the printing of banknotes in the Republic of (...)

Catríona Crowe, Eleanor Methven, Peter Crowley, Phillip McMahon and Sheila Pratschke in discussion at Speak Up & Call It Out, at Liberty Hall, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

“As theatre artists we understand the complexity of human interactions. Our role is to explore relationships, to reflect society back to itself – and (...)

Catriona Crowe, Eleanor Methven, Peter Crowley,  Philip McMahon and Sheila Pratschke at the Speak Up & Call it Out event at   Dublin’s Liberty Hall. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Michael Colgan “has a case to answer” to the theatre community, the chairman of the Gate Theatre, Peter Crowley, has said. Speaking at the Speak Up &(...)

Gate board review has found its former artistic director Michael Colgan has a “case to answer” in relation to dignity at work, inappropriate behaviour and abuse of power. He denies these findings. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A new code of behaviour to protect Irish theatre practitioners is being drawn up following an independent review of allegations of harassment at the G(...)

A scene from an episode of TV3 Garda soap ‘Red Rock’ shown in March.

Actors union Irish Equity has called on TV3 to reconsider its decision to postpone broadcasting filmed episodes of Red Rock. Some 23 episodes of the (...)

RTÉ One controller Adrian Lynch has defended  its decision to outsource all of its young people’s programming to the independent sector.

RTÉ has parked its decision to outsource all of its young people’s programming to the independent sector until January, after management admitted brea(...)

At the beginning of this year the minimum wage was raised by 50 cent per hour to €9.15 following the Government’s acceptance of the first report of the Low Pay Commission. Photograph: Getty Images

A proposed 10 cent an hour increase in the minimum wage has received a mixed reaction, with unions saying it is not enough and employer groups saying (...)

Ireland’s largest trade union Siptu will be represented at Saturday’s march. It criticised “decades of underinvestment”. Photograph: The Irish Times

Housing charities and trade unions will call on the Government to announce a national housing emergency during a protest in Dublin on Saturday. The d(...)

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