Actor Cillian Murphy is among the clients of the Lisa Richards agency.

An Irish talent agency that represents many of the country’s leading entertainers, writers and directors, recorded profits of just €41,984 last year, (...)

Boyzone: where the musical journey began. Photograph: Mike Prior/Redferns/Getty

Two natural disasters are coming together to form one unholy calamity. What would we call a collision of epidemic and typhoon? An epiphoon? A tydemic(...)

Keith Duffy with Róisín Ingle.

On this week’s Róisín Meets podcast, Keith Duffy talks about reprising his role in the play Big Maggie, earning his acting chops and having a second g(...)

 Entertainer Keith Duffy:  The Good Citizen Awards aim to acknowledge and celebrate the contribution made by “ordinary people” to the city.  Photograph: Jason Clarke

A new award to celebrate “hidden heroes of everyday life” has been announced by Dublin City Council. The Good Citizen Awards aim to acknowledge and (...)

Dublin Zoo can still be charming in winter and admission is half-price until the end of December.

The tree is drooping, the turkey is a bare carcass and there’s only a couple of hard toffees left at the bottom of the Roses tin; Christmas Day alrea(...)

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True crime is a tricky genre. Read about a complex Ponzi scheme and you feel smart and informed, but pick up a rushed-out book about a high-profile m(...)

Mary Poppins is coming to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Kids and Christmas go together and nowhere with more gusto than at the Panto. Oh yes they do! What’s more, laugh for laugh, no entertainment offers b(...)

Boyzone was at the peak of its success in the late 1990s when Keith Duffy was looking to move into the Rolestown area of north county Dublin. Keith an(...)

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

Jack and the BeanstalkUCH, Limerick***Each member of the starry line-up on stage for Jack and the Beanstalk knows that the way to win the heart of eve(...)