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A swimmer diving into the water at Parliament Hill Lido in London. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images

plans for a whitewater rafting facility at George’s Dock in the docklands were first proposed over two years ago, but now there is a push for (...)

Wayne Jordan in Leaving at the Project Arts Centre as part of Where We Live.

Stories of Irish emigration get told in cliches. Our emigrants are exiles, driven by poverty, a lack of hope, or fleeing the tyrannical hand of the op(...)

Singer-songwriter Lesley Roy has been chosen to represent Ireland in the 2020 Eurovision in the Netherlands.

Back in the days when English tennis player Tim Henman was the sport’s perpetual runner-up, British satirical magazine Private Eye ran a series of spo(...)

Eurovision 2020: Daði & Gagnamagnið are front runners with Think about Things

This year’s Eurovision Song Contest may be more than two months away, but Iceland has emerged as an early front runner, with its entry taking social m(...)

The spinning gods of desire and anger: Daithí Mac Suibhne  in Hero, by Ken Rogan, directed by Amilia Stewart, at Bewley’s Cafe Theatre

I AM TONIE WALSH Project Arts Centre, Dublin. Previews Nov 27 Opens Nov 28-Dec 1. 7.30pm (Fri-Sat 7pm) €15-€20 projectartscentre.ie More than a decade(...)

The Unmanageable Sisters

Grief is the Thing with Feathers Black Box Theatre, Galway Previews March 16th-19th Opens March 20th-24th 8pm €22.50-€30 O’Reilly Theatre, Dublin Marc(...)

Daryl McCormack, Michelle O’Rourke, Yemi Azamosa and Ashley Xiu rehearsing for ‘The Mouth of a Shark’, a new play by Oonagh Murphy. Photograph: Liv O’Donoghue

My great-uncle George grew up in rural Tipperary. My childhood memories of him, my grandmother’s brother, are of a well-dressed, white-haired man, wit(...)

A scene from ThisIsPopBaby’s Riot. Photograph: Fiona Morgan

What links Tayto crisps, Panti Bliss, Roscommon GAA, Irish dancing and Jesus? The answer is Riot, the extraordinary mash-up of theatre, variety, dance(...)