Actress Agnes Bernelle, in 1950, in the Long Gallery of Glaslough Castle (Castle Leslie)  Photograph: Haywood Magee/Picture Post/Getty Images
Review: Agnes

Agnes Project Arts Centre, Dublin (...)

Agnes: Nick McGough and Don King Rongavilla in David Bolger’s new dance. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

When David Bolger of CoisCéim Dance Theatre started making a dance about the late actor and singer Agnes Bernelle he didn’t quite know what kin(...)

Some feat: Ashley Chen and Kevin Coquelard in Actions, by Irish Modern Dance Theatre

For once, a glint of light in the tunnel of recession is not from the blade of an approaching axe but a welcome flash of optimistic endeavour. A new (...)

Eamon Carr: ‘I found the cumulative effect of the horror stories I was reporting on from the North difficult to shake off.’ Photograph: Eric Luke

‘Yer man. Who does he think he is?” asks Eamon Carr, parodying possible reaction to his new book. A verse play, it occupies the Deirdre of the Sorrows(...)

Philip Chevron outside the Project Arts Centre.

Philip Chevron, who has died aged 56, grew up in the Dublin suburb of Santry in the monochrome 1960s with a passion for theatre and music (in particul(...)