John Donnelly in 2000. The 64-year-old was found dead at his apartment in Turkey earlier this month, having suffered a stab wound. File photograph: Don MacMonagle

Musical numbers and tributes to the late stage director John Donnelly shaped an 1½ long funeral service which, fittingly, took the form of a theatrica(...)

Jim Golden, who has died after a short illness aged 77, was a former chairman of Wexford Festival Opera, and vice-principal of St Peter’s College, Wex(...)