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Musicians Union of Ireland congratulate Eimear Noone on Oscar’s performance

The Musicians Union of Ireland (MUI) has congratulated conductor Eimear Noone, who led the orchestra at the 92nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles earlier his week. MUI Organiser, Graham Macken, said: “Eimear Noone was the first female conductor in Oscar history at the ceremony in LA on Sunday night. It was a great honour for a conductorContinue Reading

ICTU Survey

If you are a trade union member and have experience of sexual harassment at work please complete the Irish Congress of Trade Unions questionnaire

Rehearsals in Liberty Theatre

The contact details for any member who wishes to access Liberty Theatre for rehearsals are as follows: Andrea Holmes, Tel: 01 8588216 Graham Macken, Tel: 01 8586433 PLEASE NOTE: The next availabilty for use of the Theatre will be mid January 2020 There are a number of conditions involved with the availability and a nominalContinue Reading

Choral Evensong

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