The Friday Night Effect, by Eva O’Connor and Hildegard Ryan,  will be performed as part of First Fortnight festival. Photograph: Hildegard Ryan

Lunatic, There I Go Civic Theatre, Tallaght. Ends Jan 6 8.15pm €15/€12 firstfortnight.ie In 1944, a 19-year-old woman named Hanna Greally was a(...)

Michelle Fox, left, plays Imogen, while Eva O’Connor, right,  plays a personification of anorexia – a whisper in the ear, a destructive thought that just won’t quit.

For an artist specialising in dark dramas, things are looking dazzlingly bright for Eva O’Connor. Her interactive play The Friday Night Effect was a h(...)

Stealth drama: Sharon Horgan and Rob  Delaney in ‘Catastrophe’. Photograph: David Stewart

Last month, Lena Dunham’s Girls had its last episode. The cultural impact of the show on television is similar to the impact Frozen had on animated fe(...)