Fishamble

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Michael Collins arriving at Earlsfort Terrace for a Dáil meeting in January  1921. Photograph:   Independent News And Media/Getty Images

On the evening of December 5th, 1921, after two months locked in negotiations with the Irish, the British prime minister David Lloyd George decided th(...)

Conor Hanratty says he found the limits of the Tiny Plays 600-word format “scary but liberating”.

When Conor Hanratty was a teenager, he came upon a documentary that featured clips from the work of legendary Japanese theatre director Yukio Ninagawa(...)

Marty Rea and Eileen Walsh in Beginning by David Eldridge at the Gate Theatre in Dublin. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

In a recent Irish Times interview concerning Fishamble theatre company’s project to find a “big, new ambitious play for Ireland”, director Jim Culleto(...)

Actor and playwright Pat Kinevane: “I’ve always looked up to   Niall Buggy.”
Pat Kinevane: On My Culture Radar

Current favourite book?  I’m reading Fear Not, a beautiful book of poetry by the young Dublin poet, Stephen James Smith. I’ve liked him for a cou(...)

Ruth Negga will play Hamlet at the Gate Theatre. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Ten of the country’s leading theatres, drama festivals and theatre companies have agreed to a range of gender equality policies, which in some cases w(...)

Theatre company Fishamble has announced the 30 projects selected to move to the next stage of its project, A Play For Ireland. The two-year process ai(...)

Swan Lake/Loch na hEala Abbey Theatre, Dublin. Feb 8-17 7.30pm €13-€30 abbeytheatre.ie In Michael Keegan-Dolan’s award-winning production for Teac D(...)

Pat Kinevane: ‘I’ve always felt that I’d gush with ideas, but I need to be bridled as well.’ Photograph: Patrick Redmond

For the past week or so, Pat Kinevane has been asking for trouble. The rehearsal space for his new play Underneath, his third solo performance for (...)

Little Thing, Big Thing Draíocht, Dublin **** How’s this for getting right to the point: “Your father wants me to take this old film roll (...)