Backstage at 24 Hour Plays: stage managers work out lighting and musical cues during tech rehearsals. Photograph: Peter Crawley

Leaving home at 6am on a freezing Sunday earlier this month, after less than an hour of sleep and dressed in a makeshift uniform of black clothing (...)

Review: Jack and the Beanstalk
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  • December 30, 2014, 12:03

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Former conjoined twins Hassan (left) and Hussein Benhaffaf , with Keith Duffy at the launch of the Irish Wheelchair Association fundraising campaign Angels , in Dublin today.Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times 1:30

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Carly (8) and Gracie (4) Fagan, from Portlaoise, whose sister Lucy is affected by autism, pictured with Keith Duffy at the 2013 launch of the Blue Nose fundraising campaign. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Actor and musician Keith Duffy has been awarded National Philanthropist of the Year for his work with Irish Autism Action (IAA). The former Boyzone me(...)

Curtains: Silvia Napoleoni as Denise and Susan Loughnane as Debbie in Love/Hate

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