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Mary Murray and Don Wycherley in Fishamble’s production of Tiny Plays for Ireland. Photograph: Pat  Redmond

Fishamble: The New Play Company has launched a search for a new “play for Ireland”. The company is looking for one “big, ambitious play, that bursts(...)

Dubliners Women: the appetite for Joyce’s fiction transplanted to other media has not diminished.

The Man in the Woman’s Shoes The Dock, Leitrim; November 25th, 8.30pm; thedock.ie A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, they say. I(...)

This Beach, an acerbic satire revived from its last outing at the 2016 Dublin Fringe Festival

Saturday, November 11 Tribes Gate Theatre, Dublin. Ends Nov 11. 2pm & 7.30pm The family at the centre of Nina Raine’s Tribes, given a (...)

This Beach works like a dry parable for the refugee crisis, but it contains a simmering rage.

Going out City of London Sinfonia/Michael Collins NCH, Dublin 2, 8pm, November 11th, €25-€49.50 nch.ie Michael McHale will perform at the (...)

“I am Baba” was commissioned under Exploring and Thinking: A Collaborative Framework for Early Childhood Arts in the Dublin region – an initiative generated in partnership by Fingal County Council, Dublin City Council, South Dublin County Council and Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council. Photograph: Neil Harrison

Upstairs at Blanchardstown’s Draíocht Theatre, a sea-green tent has been pitched in the middle of a room. Outside is a cluster of buggies, bags and sh(...)

Selected highlights chosen by Michael Dervan, Jim Carroll, Tony Clayton-Lea, Siobhán Long, Aidan Dunne, Peter Crawley and Cormac Larkin GOOD FRIDAY (...)

Grace Dyas is a theatremaker who has been involved in various Dublin Fringe productions, photographed during the rehersals for The Game, a play about prostitution. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

“By volunteering for The Game you’re saying, I’m going to do something courageous because I think these women’s stories deserve to be heard and deserv(...)

Edwin Sammon: “It’s always framed as ‘Brave man talks about his battle with cancer’. For me, it’s a treatable disease like any other disease. It’s an endurance test. I wouldn’t call it  a battle and I wouldn’t call myself brave”

“Spoiler alert straight away.” The Irish comedian Edwin Sammon is referring to the conclusion of his latest stand-up show, Edwin Sammon Vs Cancer. “I (...)

Mark Smith as King Lear in ‘Reason in Madness’. Photograph: Vincent Lillis

Mark Smith is about to take his first steps on to the stage at Draíocht, Blanchardstown, where he is rehearsing Reason in Madness, a new adaptation of(...)

Aoibhe Sheehan (8) from Lisgoold in Co Cork getting red-y for the upcoming Irish Redhead Convention with the Highland Cow at Rumley’s Open Farm. Photograph: Darragh Kane

What would John Hinde have made of it all? Hinde, the photographer whose iconic image of two foxy-haired children and their donkey on a Connemara bog,(...)

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