Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic scores  the opening goal during the  Champions League Group D match against  Juventus in Turin. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

(...) hamstring had been hurt. The pre-kick-off fare was pure theatre. To the sound of a booming PA, the tifosi(...)

Yossi Goodlink, Michael Ajao and Freddie Watkins as Bill, Maurice and  Jack in Lord of the Flies. Photograph: Johan Persson

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin *** Stranded on an island in the wreckage of a plane crash, with(...)

Some of the people who marched from the Spire in Dublin to the Dáil in solidarity with those who died and were injured in the terrorist attacks in Paris. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Bataclan theatre where 89, mostly young, concert-goers were killed when Islamic State militants targeted a(...)

Thomas Pakenham: “my predecessors  loved the family estate and planted many parkland trees to make it beautiful. Now these were in my care: individual oak and beech and sweet chestnut as fine as you could observe in any great park in Britain or Ireland”
Thomas Pakenham’s family of trees
  • Books
  • November 25, 2015, 08:00

(...) rescue and running of the Gate Theatre in Dublin; he owned our 1,500-acre family estate in Westmeath; and(...)

Beth Cooke and Peter Gowen in Through A Glass Darkly. Photograph: Fiona Morgan

Fornés’s Mud won the Irish Times Irish Theatre Award for best production, West’s 2009 play Freefall(...)

Still image  from video footage shown by the HaberTurk TV Channel shows a burning trail as a warplane comes down after being shot down near the Turkish-Syrian border, over north Syria,  November 24th, 2015. Photograph: HaberTurk TV

(...) lies partly in its desire to remain relevant to events in the Middle East theatre through maintaining(...)

“Many people were so impressed by Mary Somerville it made a difference.” Above, portrait by Thomas Phillips

(...) bias. The representation of women on ballot papers, in theatre programmes and on the airwaves is under(...)

 Fine Gael leader Dr Garret FitzGerald (right) and Mr John Bruton, TD, FG, spokesman on finance promised reform of the budget process in 1981. Photograph: Pat Langan

(...) finance, Mr Bruton, yesterday. As a result, said Mr Bruton, the element of theatre and drama that has been(...)

Elite Army Ranger Wing troops exercising in Dublin.  File photograph: Defence Forces Press Office

(...) going to hit a memorial service [for victims of the first attacks]?” he said. The Bataclan theatre(...)

Clare Langan’s Skellig Triptych

(...); Galway Arts Centre, Dominick Street; Nuns Island Theatre; 126 Artist-Run Gallery, Flood Street(...)