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 (...)