President Higgins has presented 16 artists with bursaries to  mark the centenary of the Easter Rising. Photograph: Alan Betson

Sixteen young artists have been presented with bursaries by President Michael D Higgins as part of the Ireland 2016 centenary programme. The 16 X 16(...)

The cast of Care in rehearsals at Project Cube. Photograph: Cyril Byrne
Review: Care

Even for a company as imaginative as WillFredd Theatre, it would be easy to lose its nerve when dealing with the solemnity of palliative care. (...)

Jack Gleeson (left) and Matt Smyth met in West Side Story. PHOTOGRAPH: DAVE MEEHAN

Jack Gleeson (21) stars as evil King Joffrey Baratheon in the HBO series ‘Game of Thrones’. He is currently filming the fourth series while also a Tri(...)

Aoife Leonard beguiles as Lelia

Human ChildSmock Alley Theatre, Dublin Four starsLelia is an unruly child whose best friends live mainly in her mind. When she hears a song in her cha(...)

Louis Lovett in 
The House That Jack Filled

A friend of mine, early 20s, decided to get a tattoo for a recent birthday. What was it, I wondered, before the big reveal – a bird, a plane, a Chines(...)