Irish composer wins a landmark lawsuit in US

Eimear Noone has been dubbed “the video music queen”

7th August, 2016
Eimear Noone, the Galway-born conductor and composer won compensation against her former employer after being fired while pregnant

Eimear Noone, the Galway-born Irish conductor and composer who has had a sensational career in the United States since moving there in 2004, has been awarded compensation of $647,000 because of an action she brought concerning a pregnancy issue while performing at a concert.

The 36-year-old composer, who has been dubbed “the video music queen” because of her success in composing award-winning scores for blockbuster games, wept openly after the award in Los Angeles Superior Court....

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