Andrew Flynn

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Frank McGuinness: Excerpts from his play ‘Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me’ will be performed in Cork Prison. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

“A kind of eerie sadness” is how theatre director Andrew Flynn recalls the last time he was involved putting on a production of Frank McGuinness’s “So(...)

The Great Gatsby at the Gate

The Great Gatsby Gate Theatre, Dublin Until Sep 16 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm, Sun 4pm) Sold out gatetheatre.ie –  In The Great Gatsby, a riveting im(...)

Frankie McCafferty, Pat Ryan and Janet Moran in The Weir. Photograph:  Darragh Kane

★★★ When the cast of Decadent Theatre’s production of The Weir gather around the fireplace for warmth and solace nobody notices that the fire is ou(...)

Vernon God Little, Everyman, Cork *** Satirical in intention, the insouciance of this Decadent Theatre Company’s presentation reflects something of (...)

Gary Lydon, Peter Campion, Rosa Mikela and David Mc Savage in Decadent’s production of The Pillowman by Martin Mc Donagh. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A few years ago, the director Andrew Flynn got into his car and hit the road. His Galway-based company had been staging productions at the Town Hal(...)

Carolan’s debut play is admirably well-served by Decadent Theatre

***   “Nobody likes a tout hunt,” says Joe, an Armagh farmer and IRA member who suspects he has a traitor in his midst. Fearsome and h(...)

Jason Smyth has been reclassified from T13 to T12 by the International Paralympic Committee due to the deterioration of his eye condition. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Just 24 hours before the start of the Paralympic Athletics European Championships, Derry’s four-time Paralympic gold medallist Jason Smyth has been re(...)

Peter Coonan and Susan Davey
Philadelphia, Here I Come!

Philadelphia, Here I Come! Lyric Theatre, Belfast *** Emigration has returned to Ireland with a vengeance, and so it was in 1964, the ye(...)

Lesley Conroy during rehearsals for Eugene O’Brien’s Eden. Photograph: Andy Sheridan
Eden

EdenEveryman Palace Theatre, Cork ***Eden is a play about self-inflicted sadness, and as it ends, one feels sadder for its cast than for its character(...)

A twist in the tail

The Adventures of Shay Mouse Nun’s Island Theatre, Galway ***Like most characters in Pat McCabe’s 1995 stage adaptation of his 1985 children’s story, (...)

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