Nine Weeks: Kennedy’s performance is composed with love and freighted with grief. Photograph: Seán Kennedy

The Dublin Fringe Festival is in full flight this weekend. Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, the festival is taking place in venue(...)

Ruth McGowan, Director, Dublin Fringe Festival

Ruth McGowan is on a mission. Heading into the 25th edition of the Dublin Fringe, the Donegal native wants to transform our lives and the culture of t(...)

Janet Moran in 'A Holy Show'

It’s here, starting tonight, in venues (and on the streets and on a bus and wherever you’re having yourself) across Dublin. The enormous, varied, chal(...)

Birdy’s quest for a diva saviour at the Peacock

Deadline! The Dublin Correspondænt. Ends Sep 24, 7.30pm, €12-14, fringefest.com Conor O’Toole is a disarming and encouraging editor to work for at T(...)

 “A casual stroller entering and walking through Temple Bar might rightly wonder why it is designated Dublin’s cultural quarter,” says report. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Temple Bar’s arts community has been complicit in the failure of Dublin’s so-called cultural quarter to realise its potential, a new report has found.(...)

Róise Goan, producer, arts consultant and former Dublin Fringe Festival director

A discussion between the judges for this year’s Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards can become animated quickly. It starts with emphatic statements: tha(...)

Panti: the pronounced, vivacious, magnetic creation of Rory O’Neill, who is reserved, slightly stand-offish, shy. Illustration: Dearbhla Kelly

Rory O’Neill and Panti are both separate and inextricably linked. O’Neill’s part of their Venn diagram contains characteristics that are alien to P(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Theatre Machine: ‘It’s brilliant for young companies to test their work in an environment that’s not necessarily final or complete. It’s so important to have someone in to see your stuff before going into a final production’

This week, Theatre Machine, or to give it it’s full title, The Theatre Machine Turns You On Volume Four, will be cranking into life. Sixteen theatr(...)

Imagine running a marathon in stilettos. While singing your heart out. That’s the kind of mad feat the singular performer Taylor Mac has embarked u(...)

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