Owen Roe: 'How can you study Beckett and not know anything about Laurel and Hardy?'
- March 23, 2019
Owen Roe takes his comedy seriously. A few years ago, on tour in the US with the Gate’s production of Endgame, he was aghast to discover during a semi(...)
Why do Meghan and Kate hate each other? Duh! It’s Brexit, dummy
- January 12, 2019, 06:00
If you’ve been keeping up with your news of the British royals recently – as opposed to doing something useful while you wait for January to pass, lik(...)
Apples & Knife by Intan Paramaditha review: Uneven horror stories
- December 22, 2018, 00:00
With Netflix’s recent adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s classic The Haunting of Hill House, horror fiction and supernatural tales are back in vogue. The(...)
‘Material things are not important to me,’ says Higgins
- Social Affairs
- October 18, 2018, 19:14
“Material things are not important to me,” President Michael D Higgins said on Thursday when asked about Joan Freeman’s inclusion of him among the mil(...)
The best books of 2017: have you missed something great?
- December 9, 2017, 06:00
A retelling of King Lear set in a corrupt, contemporary India. A young Finnish girl’s bleakly funny immigrant childhood. A Trinity graduate’s languid (...)