View of Ryou-Un Maru by Brian Duggan at Project Arts Centre. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

When the great earthquake struck off the coast of Tohoku in Japan in March 2011, it unleashed tsunamis that inundated the coast, killed and injured c(...)

Anita Groener in her studio at home in Glasthule, Dublin. “Women artists have a battle to win to be valued equally in exhibitions, collections, and in auctions.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dutch-born artist Anita Groener came to Ireland in 1982, just for a year, or so she thought. More than three decades on, she lives here with her husba(...)

The millenial’s Birkenstock

HOT Empireland scarf A stunning piece of Mark O’Kelly design available from the Project Arts Centre Kathi Burke AKA Fatti Burke. Can’t get enough(...)

 Bryan Adams will play the 3Arena in Dublin on Tuesday. File photograph: Sajjad  Hussain/AFP/Getty Images

Monday Dublin Painting and Sketching Club 138th Annual Exhibition Concourse Gallery, County Hall, Marine Road, Dún Laoghaire, May 9th-21st dublinpa(...)

Amilia Stewart as Cass in Inhabitance

Inhabitance Project Arts Centre, Dublin ★★★ Life doesn’t imitate art, Woody Allen said; it imitates bad television. The premise of Peter Dunne’(...)

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(...)

From left, Robbie O’Connor and Darragh Kelly; Richard Clements and Eleanor Methven; and Charlotte McCurry and Ali White in Northern Star. Photographs: Keith Dixon

The revolution has not gone according to plan. In the chaos of collapse, one of its leaders wearily considers his legacy while expecting his own exec(...)

Redressing the balance: organisers of Our Table pop-up restaurant Fiona Corbett (left) and Michelle Darmody (second right) with Annet Mphahlele (second left) and Ellie Kisyombe: “This is another way of bringing in people, making friendships.” Photograph: Eric Luke

This month marks 16 years since a temporary measure for housing asylum seekers became the long-term limbo thousands of people have been channelled th(...)

Johnny Murphy with cast members of “Brothers of the Brush”

Johnny Murphy, a versatile and accomplished Dublin actor who has died aged 72, will probably be best remembered for his role as Joey “the Lips” Fagan (...)

*** Late in Conor McPherson’s monologue 1995 play, something quite surprising happens: two people talk to each other. “I never heard that,” one comme(...)