For six decades, participants in the annual event have argued burning issues of the day
Debating taught me ‘to think quickly and speak slowly in unpredictable situations’
The first Irish Times Debate took place 60 years ago. Former student debaters look back
National theatre’s new policy sees pay ‘fall 25%’ and overall employment ‘dry up’
Attack ad the latest bout in sparring match between two south Dublin private schoolboys
With screenings on walls and buses, this year’s festival in Schull – its 10th – will include David Puttnam, Jim, Kirsten and Naomi Sheridan, Pat McCabe and Lenny Abrahamson
Discussions on Trump, Brexit, technology and media were some of the topics covered at this year’s economics festival in Kilkenny
Unthinkable: Finland has piloted a basic income scheme; could the EU follow suit?
Older programmes on 1916 may have been better at bringing Irish history to life
HBO has been the actor’s main employer for years, which enables him to do smaller projects, such as a reading of Joyce’s story The Dead in Dublin this week
It’s not actors whose way you need to stay out of behind the scenes at a theatre but stage managers, the key crew who subtly crack the whip from the wings
How about establishing a €2 million competition to produce Irish-language films that the world wants to see?
Comedian and mindfulness advocate to be interviewed by playwright John Breen
The Hay Festival at Kells is a bright new chapter in the life of the Co Meath town
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