Michael Colgan

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In recent weeks, social media has been effectively and powerfully used to uncover a broad spectrum of issues ranging from inappropriate behaviour in t(...)

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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: in an article in the ‘Sunday Independent’ he said: “I already knew I was not politically correct” and he “often sacrificed proper conduct for a punch line”.  Photograph:   Matt Kavanagh

The apology of former Gate Theatre artistic director Michael Colgan in response to accusations of bullying and sexual harassment was met with sceptici(...)

Michael Colgan: “clearly does not see his words or actions as being inappropriately sexual or construable as sexually offensive. His apology attempts to minimise the appalling suffering and trauma experienced by the women who have come forward,” says one of his accusers, Annette Clancy. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

An apology from former Gate Theatre director Michael Colgan for “misjudged behaviour” has been dismissed by his accusers as “pathetic” and an attempt (...)

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(...)

Theatre-maker Grace Dyas called on those who were on the Gate Theatre’s board at the same time as Michael Colgan to step down. Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Culture Heather Humphreys has announced a number of measures to address sexual harassment and abuse of power in the arts and culture sect(...)

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