A witch from the Spirits of Meath Halloween festival. Photograph: Barry Cronin

With Halloween around the corner, it’s time to start making planning the weekend. Here is a quick selection of events that will entertain the whole fa(...)

The Macnas parade in Galway.

‘There are real live ghosts in there,” my five-year-old self screamed, running at full pelt from the basement of an historic Co Mayo house to the s(...)

The campsite: Some 47,000 tickets were sold for this year’s Electric Picnic festival in Stradbally, Co Laois

Electric Picnic has concluded for another year and thousands of campers, staff and performers are have begun leaving Stradbally, Co Laois. Gardaí hav(...)

Emily Aoibheann from  aerial performance company Dying Breeds rehearsing in St Anthony’s Hall Church in Clontarf for  their new show Object Piggy. Emily helped launch the 21st edition of Tiger Dublin Fringe which runs  from September 7th -20th. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.

With venues as diverse as tents and trees, the Tiger Dublin Fringe is celebrating its 21st birthday in style in September. The annual festival has pu(...)

A still from the new Ikea television advertisement, ‘The Joy of Storage’, which follows ‘a flock of much-loved T-shirts’ on their journey home.

Ikea has a new ad campaign that “celebrates the joy of storage”. There is no National Storage Day, so I suppose someone has got to do it. Doesn’t it g(...)

 Birr Castle’s Winter Wonderland children’s festival begins this weekend. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Christmas FairsChristmas comes early to Birr Castle demesne this weekend for the Winter Wonderland children’s festival. Beginning on Saturday and runn(...)

By the book: Mindaugas (centre) with his housemates Boran and Alex. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

For a household dedicated to harmony, understanding and the cultivation of inner peace, the front door at No 9 is not an especially inviting place to (...)

It’s the last weekend of Dublin fringe – here are ten shows you don’t want to miss (and their reviews if you need further encouragement): F(...)

David O’Doherty Will Try to Fix EverythingProject Arts Centre****Spoiler alert: David O’Doherty does not fix the entire world with this latest show, a(...)

No finer place
  • Stage
  • September 15, 2013, 13:00

No Earthly EstateThe Fumbally*****By the time Kevin Barry takes to the stage, the audience has been fed and watered and treated to an eclectic array o(...)