The Gate Theatre’s former artistic director, Michael Colgan, “managed by fury, threats and fear”, used profane language, belittled staff to the point of making them cry, eroded their confidence, and retaliated if confronted, according to allegations detailed in a review of his tenure at the theatre.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2018
‘Learn about myself’, ‘learn from my actions’, ‘conquer my demons’, ‘a wake up call’, ‘pursuing shared feelings’, ‘was mistaken’, ‘fallen below the high standards’, ‘difficult conversations’, ‘face your missteps’, ‘been made aware’, ‘crossed the line’, ‘how benign my intent’, ‘caused upset’, ‘see things differently now’, ‘up until now’, ‘ebullient behaviour’, ‘examining my own behaviour’, ‘no time intended to upset anyone’.
Fri, 24 Nov, 2017
Board members and senior staff of arts and culture organisations are to be sent on workshops on bullying, abuse of power, and sexual harassment in the workplace in the wake of the allegations against former Gate Theatre director Michael Colgan
Thu, 09 Nov, 2017
A number of women who allege they have been the victims of “abuse of power” at the hands of former Gate Theatre director Michael Colgan have said they will not avail of a confidential email address offered by the theatre to detail their experiences.
Mon, 06 Nov, 2017
She was a woman of many names. Also known as ‘Mary O’Connor’, ‘Mary the Shop’, and ‘Mary the Pensioner’, it was the title of ‘Mary John B’ that charmed her the most.
Tue, 18 Aug, 2015
The issues raised by Chief Justice Susan Denham when she warned that some of the best candidates for the bench might not wish to become judges because High Court pay levels have become relatively unattractive, echoes a dilemma having an impact right across society.
Wed, 26 Feb, 2014
THE future of Seán Dunne’s business empire remains uncertain after An Bord Pleanála (ABP) yesterday refused planning permission for the property developer’s high-rise development at the former Jury’s Berkeley Court site in Ballsbridge.
Sat, 31 Jan, 2009