President Higgins addressing ‘The Theatre of Memory Symposium’ at the Abbey Theatre, a three day debate on the role of theatre in commemoration in this time of historical centeraries. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Upcoming commemorations of historical events should not “gloss over differences” in ideology, nor project “the contemporary emotions of the present on(...)

Skip to page 2 for list of nominees For the judges of the Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards, 2013 has not quite ended. “You’re not supposed to s(...)