Brian Watkins

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 Rex Ryan in  The Ridleys, at the Peacock Theatre. Photograph:  Ste Murray

It was a dramatic year for theatre, bookended by two moments of crisis. The first played out in the full glare of public attention. The other, which i(...)

Con O’Callaghan will be part of the Cuala side looking to win a fourth straight Dublin SHC title when they take on St Brigids at Parnell Park on Sunday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

SATURDAY Mayo SFC final: Ballaghaderreen v Ballintubber, Elvery’s MacHale Park, 7.0 – An opportunity for Ballintubber to edge out Castlebar as the mo(...)

None of the eight guests quite know what they’re doing here

Epiphany Town Hall Theatre, Galway ★★★ None of the eight guests quite know what they’re doing here. They all know their host, Morkan – a warm, moith(...)

Woman and Child by Sam Jinks, in  a temporary gallery space on the site of the GPO in Galway.  Photograph: Andrew Downes/xposure

Galway International Arts Festival artistic director Paul Fahy used the opening of its new pop-up gallery, in a “secret” space in the city centre, to (...)

Kneehigh Theatre perform Dead Dog in a Suitcase at Bailey Allen Hall, NUI Galway, July 16th-20th. Photograph: Steve Tanner

Epiphany Town Hall Theatre, Galway, Previews Jul 17 Opens Jul 18-27 8pm (Sat mat 2.30pm) druid.ie You may find our host familiar, in a modest, uncer(...)

Brian Watkins: The staircase was his own eureka, ‘the predominant image which guided the whole creation of the thing’

Marie Mullen, the acclaimed actor, appears to be literally run off her feet. Calling out instructions, she quickly ascends a three-storey wooden stair(...)

Druid director: ‘New writing doesn’t just appear out of nowhere,’ Garry Hynes says. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Druid, the theatre company with an international reputation for its innovative stagings of classics, from Shakespeare to Beckett to Tom Murphy, is ded(...)