The fire at the Gaiety Theatre was brought under control within 30 minutes of the fire brigade arriving at the scene. File photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

A fire which started in the basement of the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin was brought under control by members of the Dublin Fire Brigade on Monday evening(...)

Peter Coonan and Gary Lydon in Borstal Boy
Review: Borstal Boy

Borstal BoyGaiety Theatre*** That Brendan Behan’s classic memoir can concern itself with IRA bombings, prison life, casual violence and wartime death (...)

 Michelle Obama and her daughters, Malia and Sasha,  with  Fionnuala Kenny, at a performance of Riverdance in the Gaiety Theatre. Photograph: Eric Luke

US first lady Michelle Obama stressed the importance of community, tradition and personal resilience in a speech to hundreds of students from schools (...)