Kevin Neville, Monica Marin, Luciano Botelho (the Duke), Sarah Ryan and Doreen Curran in Opera Theatre Company’s Rigoletto

National Opera House, WexfordCommercials run on a TV screen at the front of the stage before the opera starts. The setting is a contemporary sports cl(...)

Vast emigration haemorrhage of the 1950s, which included all my classmates, dictated a continuance of the selective generosity of Santa.

Our mother was carving the turkey in the middle of the room. Our father got us spoons and led us around her and the kitchen table, banging the spoons (...)