Cathal Quinn

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Wexford farmer Liam Byrne and his water buffalo. Photograph: Ramona Farrelly

Irish water buffalo Wexford farmer Liam Byrne swapped cattle for water buffalo a couple of years ago, and now has the first meat from his own herd fo(...)

Niall Wynn, owner of Proper Order Coffee Co, is representing Ireland at the World Barista Championships in Seoul this week. Photograph: Al Higgins

As you drink your first brew of the day this morning – spare a thought for the coffee experts from almost 60 countries competing at the World Barista (...)

“It is surely not a plot spoiler to reveal that Yeats is always rebuffed by Maud Gonne”

In Yeats Besotted, now running daily at lunchtime in Bewley’s Cafe Theatre, the action starts with WB’s landmark speech to the Senate during the 1925 (...)

The frontispiece of a Bible presented to a six-year-old Samuel Beckett in 1912 for his “diligence and attendance” at Sunday school

May Beckett, mother of the writer Sam, was a bit like a church spire. Tall, thin, and austere, she soared above the imperfections of a wicked world, o(...)

Rachel O’Byrne as Mary Queen of Scots. Photograph: Keith Dixon

A typical day for an acting student at The Lir, the National Academy of Dramatic Art, begins not with a class, but a “call” for a class, usually at(...)

Actor and artistic director Cathal Quinn, actor Clodagh Nic Gabhann and dancer Megan Kennedy will perform in Everlasting Voices / Guthanna Síoraí, which centres on the work of three Irish Nobel Laureates, Seamus Heaney, WB Yeats and Samuel Beckett. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The poetry of three Irish Nobel laureates will be brought to life this week in a unique show performed in both English and Irish.Everlasting Voices, a(...)

Everlasting Voices

The work of four of Ireland’s Nobel Laureates comes to the Samuel Beckett Theatre in Trinity College next week. Everlasting Voices/ Guthanna Síoraí(...)