Celebrating Irish women writers: ‘She brought a non-sentimental, unexpected, visceral approach to each scene that made her screenwriting exciting and exceptional. Great movie writers are rare in this country and she was one of them’

The stage seems densely populated. So how come the dressing rooms are so empty?

The unashamed populism in her writing – including her best-loved play, ‘Stones in His Pockets’, which is back in Dublin – belies the intelligence of the Belfast writer’s work


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How does a post-Brexit world shape the identity and relationship of these islands

Inquests into the nightclub fire that led to the deaths of 48 people