Anu

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The Morrigan is a war goddess of the Tuatha Dé Danann with a shape-shifting ability who often takes the form of a crow. Photograph: Reuters

Met Éireann asked the public this week to submit suggestions for names for next season’s storms. The last such call-out resulted in thousands of entri(...)

An injured woman is helped away from the scene in Manchester following an IRA bomb blast in June 1996. File photograph: Malcolm Croft/PA

At 10pm on Monday I walked out of the shadowy corridors of Manchester Town Hall, which had just been hosting a civic reception for Maria Balshaw, the (...)

Swan Lake/Loch na hEala: fuses drama and dance, exquisite aesthetic refinement and knockabout satire, simple storytelling and dazzlingly complex physical imagery

As it happens there is another centenary this year. It was in 1916 that WB Yeats launched his experiment in what he would call “Plays for Dancers” and(...)

The Royal Dublin Fusiliers leaving the Royal Barracks in Dublin (now Collins Barracks). Photograph: copyright Mike Lee, from the England collection of 32 photographs taken on the day

These days the Gelibolu peninsula on Turkey’s Aegean coast is a quiet place, all gentle hills and pine forests alive with birdsong. It is fertile f(...)

There’s a rousing speech in a play that opens in Dublin next week, where a crook puts his crimes in perspective. If it were new it would seem like a p(...)

Loath to close

Thirteen: Assembly Art Park, Spencer Dock****It had to end somewhere, but that doesn’t mean that Anu’s ambitious Thirteen project wished to reach a co(...)

Ladling it out

Thirteen: Soup Outside Abbey Theatre, Dublin ***As Anu’s series of performances marking the Dublin Lockout continues, the project seems to be both bui(...)