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(...)

Ardal O’Hanlon, Kevin Gildea and Barry Murphy; three of the four people who launched Dublin’s Comedy Cellar at the International Bar on Wicklow Street with their act Mr Trellis.
25 years in the funny business

There was the night when a nervous Dylan Moran did his first ever comedy gig (a five-minute open-spot that didn’t go that well); the night Eddie Izzar(...)

  Tina Segner and Ken Fanning of Tumble Circus  at Meeting House Square in Dublin today to announce  the Dublin Fringe Festival, which runs from September 5th to 22nd. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Football operas, acrobatics, the 1913 Lockout, 3D concerts and more: the 19th Dublin Fringe Festival has launched in Temple Bar with all the energy of(...)

We will fly them on the beaches . . .

Do you know what the German for rose is? It’s rose. Not half as interesting a Friday Fact as talkie-walkie being the French translation of “walkie-tal(...)