There is not a chance the Government will fulfil Philip Lane’s  “hope” that the next government “takes seriously” the need to balance public spending with the need for a “safe level of public debt”.   Picture Jason Clarke.

At the end of the riveting film The Big Short, now showing in Ireland and based on Michael Lewis’s book that charted the spectacular fraud and avarice(...)

Playwright Conor McPherson: “Consistency in plays is deadening. Contradiction and inconsistency is actually the stuff of real life.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times

In a curious moment during The Night Alive, the opening show of this year’s Dublin Theatre Festival, one one of its characters gives an account of a r(...)

Sagely bearded Rick Seery as Grandpa

Project Arts Centre, Dublin *** If you took all of Dick Walsh’s observations and anecdotes and laid them end to end, it is unlikely that t(...)

Alan Delmar’s Dismantlement uses humour to reflect upon male sexual identity

Live CollisionVarious venues, Dublin *** “It is funny how sexuality dominates you for a while,” Natasha Davis (...)