Scottee: “The only time we ever see fat bodies are as the lowest-common denominator.”

When artist and fat activist Scottee invited people to a talk and a slice of pizza at the Project Arts Centre in early January, it was at odds with th(...)

Bernie Ní Fhlatharta, Mary Wilson, Anne Flaherty, Marese McDonagh and Justine McCarthy

Mary Wilson Mary Wilson presents Drivetime on RTÉ Radio 1. The friendship that changed her life is with four college friends who met when they moved (...)

Liam Neeson. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty

This is not an obituary. Though it may read like one. A year ago, in quieter, gentler times, when Liam Neeson was just a famous actor, I interviewed h(...)

‘Simon O’Gorman’s Malachy remarks that he’s not a bad man’

Prime Cut Productions Double Bill The Everyman, Cork ★★★★☆ The unifying element of this Prime Cut Productions double bill is the struggle to assert(...)

Rapids: Shaun Dunne’s bracing documentary about HIV in Ireland

RAPIDS Project Arts Centre, Dublin. Feb 7-9 7.45pm €16-€20 projectartscentre.ie Rapids are natural phenomena, explains the disarming writer and perf(...)

John O’Donovan: ‘In an ideal world, we’d see a freer exchange of art and artists regardless of the borders they are contained by, with more Irish art being seen overseas at the same time as opportunities increase for returning emigrants.’

I’m a playwright (amongst other things, obviously; if I made all my money from writing plays, you’d definitely already have heard of me). I’m Irish to(...)

Donal O’Kelly returns to Bat the Father, Rabbit the Son

BAT THE FATHER, RABBIT THE SON Belltable, Limerick. Jan 26 8pm belltable.com; Everyman Theatre, Cork. Jan 29-30 8pm; Dunamaise Arts Centre, Laois. Jan(...)

Isabelle Huppert and Chloë Grace Moretz in Greta

WHAT’S HOT Greta Neil Jordan’s new film looks like great, scary fun. Hernán Herdez Amazing freshwater pearl jewellery. hernanherdez.com Veronica Br(...)

Emmet Kirwan and Ian Lloyd Anderson, stars of Dublin Oldschool which is on at the Project Arts Centre from December 11th-22nd

When were you closest to death? Ian: I got kicked around in town one night in my early 20s. I remember thinking “I’m in trouble here”.  Emmet: I(...)

I am Tonie Walsh      ★★★ Project Arts Centre, Dublin The sturdy turntables on Tonie Walsh’s desk are not any old decks. T(...)

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