The Playboy of the Western World The Factory Performance Space, Sligo **** A murderer is on the run, staggering towards a Mayo shebeen (...)

In 2013 Blue Raincoat performed WB Yeats’s Purgatory beside Meadbh’s cairn on Knocknarea

WB Yeats knew all too well the hidden gems to be found in Sligo and its hinterlands, a mythical place which boasts an enchanting, raw ruggedness that (...)

Serious clowning: Fionnuala Gallagher (left) during rehearsals
Cheers of a clown

It’s only a teeny mask, and one that is hard to earn, yet a red nose has always held a particular attraction for Fionnuala Gallagher. So she’s delight(...)

John Carty as Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. Photograph: Steve Rogers
First Cosmonaut

First Cosmonaut The Factory, Sligo ***Robert Lepage’s The Far Side of the Moon explains the difference between astronauts and cosmonauts. Astronauts, (...)

Your move

Endgame The Factory Performance Space, Sligo *** Hamm’s great nightmare, shared with his servant, Clov, has become true: they’re begin(...)