Purcell first began toying with the idea for the play three years ago but it was only in October that she began writing.

Tipperary born actress, Roseanna Purcell (27) is in reflective mood as she recalls the response to her one woman show, ‘Test Copy’. “One of the most (...)

The bunting is out for the Clonmel Junction Festival.

It’s been performed in London and Dublin and hailed as a work of terrible beauty but now choreographer Michael Keegan-Dolan’s reworking of Swan Lake (...)

Singer David Gray continues his return to the Irish stage at the Groove Festival in Bray, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

TraidphicnicThe traditional arts and music festival with a difference takes place in An Spidéal,Co Galway this weekend.Traidphicnic is an access for a(...)

Tom and Aisling Brennan in the Amococo, a luminarium, at Spraoi, in Waterford

We’re into week one of school holidays for all. Anybody bored yet? Overscheduling is a curse of modern childhood, so, when the whirl stops, it take(...)

High-wire walker Chris Bull plans to cross the river Suir on a wire this Saturday, to the tune of a marching band with choreographed puppetry and a flotilla of flag-waving boat enthusiasts

The man steps out. The rope sways. The crowd gasps. There is something about the art of the high wire which brings out the child in all of us: we watc(...)