The head of the Arts Council says women who've complained about Michael Colgan need to 'trust' the Gate's investigation into his behaviour.
His accusers have rejected a public apology over the weekend which saw the former artistic director defend his 'misjudged' actions.
The women say they won't engage with the official investigation by the theatre, until all board members have been removed from it.
But Arts Council Director Orlaith Mc Bride says the industrial relations expert who's running it will ensure it's impartial:
Image: Michael Colgan arrives for the funeral mass of actor David Kelly at the Church of the Miraculous Medal in Clonskeagh, Dublin this morning. Photo: RollingNews.ie