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Dublin Dance Festival, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s Rosas Danst Rosas, Photograph:  Anne Van Aerschot

Dreaming in Blue Until February 14th Harry Clarke’s dreamy The Eve of Saint Agnes is at the Hugh Lane in Dublin, but you can see his wonderful waterco(...)

Bram Stoker Festival: the Dublin event runs from Friday until Monday. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall

The final bank-holiday weekend before we give up the ghost for the year has, happily, plenty of ghostcentric events – and a whole lot more besides, ri(...)

Wexford Festival Opera: ‘Dinner at Eight’, by William Bolcom, gets it European premiere at this year’s event. Photograph: Cory Weaver

It is often said internationally that Ireland punches above its weight in terms of the contribution it has made, and continues to make, to arts and cu(...)

Susannah Billar in Dinner at Eight by William Bolcom. Photograph: Cory Weaver

What is it about opera and divas? Soprano, Susannah Biller’s first brush with the art form, involved her beating up a tenor backstage. In fairness, sh(...)

 Risurrezione at Wexford Festival Opera. Photograph: Clive Barda

Medea ** Some things are more meaningfully understood for what they are not rather than what they are. Brexit is about a Britain that’s not in the E(...)

Fiona Shaw: “What we are trying to find is the opera behind the opera”

September 13th Driving across the bridge; the two Pugin steeples; in minutes we are swallowed by Wexford’s streets. The corridors of the opera house (...)

Oscar Ghiglia: ‘When I play, it is as if I were teaching, in a way, and vice versa’

I meet Oscar Ghiglia at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he is due to give a masterclass. He turns up 45 minutes late, an amiable, garrulou(...)

Fiona Shaw in Medea in 2002. Photograph: Abbey Theatre

A new version of Medea, the return of Foroni, and a Tolstoy adaptation are the main highlights of Wexford Festival Opera’s programme for 2017. The b(...)

Bosco meets Erik Sprague aka The Lizardman in Dublin’s Smithfield for the 2016 Laya City Spectacular. This year’s event takes place from July 7th-9th (Dublin), 15th-16th (Cork). Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

JANUARY Out to Lunch January 6th-29th Take a trip to Belfast for a mind-expanding programme that includes music from James Vincent McMorrow, a live(...)

Maria de Rudenz ★★★★ Wexford Festival Opera National Opera House, Wexford Venetian audiences so disliked the 31-year-old Donizetti’s 59th opera, Ma(...)

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