Maloney’s Dream: nothings is lost in translation

Maloney’s Dream/Brionglóid Maloney Civic Theatre, Tallaght ★★★★ Easter Monday 1916 is the most important day of Thaddeus Maloney’s life. After 10 y(...)

Paul Mallon and Charlotte McCurry in Northern Star. Photograph: Keith Dixon

Northern Star Project Arts Centre ★★★★ Rough Magic interrogates the 1798 rebellion in their production of Stewart Parker’s 1984 play. Parker, writi(...)

Don Wycherley, Ronan Leahy and Gavin Fullam in Inside the GPO by Colin Murphy, in a production by Fishamble in partnership with Fáilte Ireland. Photograph: Dan O’Neill

The 1916 Rising was the ultimate street spectacle: a revolution drenched with theatrical symbolism that was ultimately more potent than actual abilit(...)

When Faber & Faber announced its publication of TS Eliot’s narrative poem The Waste Land in a sumptuous digital edition, in 2011, it was a land(...)

Karolina Olczak says goodbye to her twins Lukas and Marcel on the first day of school at Bracken Educate Together School, Balbriggan. Photograph: Alan Betson

The first day of school is over. The tears shed at the gates have been dried. But now that the bell for home-time has been rung, how do we help our(...)

Sinéad O’Sullivan tutors second-year students in digital media literacy in Mercy Secondary School in Inchicore, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

It is Wednesday afternoon in Mercy Secondary School, Inchicore. There is a man in reception talking about robots. He has one in his bag to show som(...)

Artist Helen Barry works with young children at Wee Care

Thomas Johnston is a traditional musician and educational specialist. By day he works at St Patrick’s College, researching diversity in music educa(...)

Terrific ensemble piece: Susan McFadden, Oliver Savile, Alicia Beck and Paul Monaghan in  Cats. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

CatsBord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin****Cats is a curious beast; a musical almost entirely devoid of plot. Based on TS Eliot’s verses for children, it(...)

Clare Dunne and Paul McGann in the Abbey Theatre’s Major Barbara. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

‘Don’t fancy that I am disposed to defend my country,” says Isabella Woodward, a key character in George Bernard Shaw’s first novel, Immaturity. “I ha(...)

There is a general consensus in the publishing industry that the future of digital publishing rests on the interactive e-book, which evolved with tabl(...)