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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 Organiser, Karan O Loughlin, said: “Visual artists and writers have this month been joined by artists such asContinue Reading

Do you use Public Liability Insurance? Is it too Expensive? Have your Say!

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 establish if the union is in a position to provide this insurance to you at a lower cost. Fill in theContinue Reading

Musicians Union of Ireland supports Eurovision Song Contest protest tomorrow

The Musicians Union of Ireland (MUI) is calling on its members to attend a protest in support of the call for a boycott of the Eurovision Song Contest, to be held by Israel in 2019, which will take place outside of RTÉ Studios in Donnybrook, Dublin 4, tomorrow (Friday, 8th March) at 1.00 p.m. MUI Organiser,Continue Reading

Eurovision Song Contest

The Eurovision song contest is due to take place in Tel Aviv, Israel in May. Last year, members of the Musicians Union of Ireland (MUI) called for a boycott of the event due to the appalling treatment by the Israeli government of the people of Palestine and the continuing occupation of their lands. The motionContinue Reading

Join Equity in the Lyric Theatre Belfast

Choral Evensong in Remembrance of Musicians, Actors & Artists

Cultural significance of SIPTU/MUI members recognised at RTÉ Folk Awards

The cultural significance of members of SIPTU and its affiliated body the Musicians Union of Ireland (MUI) was recognised at the inaugural RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards, held last night (Thursday, 25th October) in Vicar Street in Dublin, with Lankum winning Best Folk Group and singer, Andy Irvine, presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award. SIPTU Deputy General Secretary,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Applying for the 2018 Co-operation Projects Call?

10am-3pm Thursday 18th October 2018 Europe House, 12-14 Mount Street Lower, D2 Sign up: E-mail your name, organisation and brief project details to <a href=”mailto:cedculture@artscouncil.ie”>cedculture@artscouncil.ie.</a> Are you developing an application for the next Co-operation Projects deadline in 2018? We will host a free application workshop in Dublin on Thursday 18th October for organisations that areContinue Reading

Creative Europe Funding Workshop

· Mon 8 October 2018 | 10:00 – 13:00 · Garter Lane Arts Centre, 5 O’Connell Street, Waterford · FREE TICKETS ON EVENTBRITE HERE Our free workshop will be an interactive session for arts, culture, heritage, craft and design organisations to explore ideas for developing transnational working practices and to learn about accessing Creative EuropeContinue ReadingContinue Reading