Declan O’Callaghan  photographed in Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

There is a joke doing the rounds in Ballaghaderreen. “What does it cost to post a letter in Ballagh?” goes the opening line. “Ohhh, around €1,800,” go(...)

Eli and Oscar in ‘Let the Right One In’

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Craig Connolly (Oskar) and Katie Honan (Eli) in Let the Right One In at the Abbey Theatre. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh.

Let The Right One In Abbey Theatre, Dublin ★★★ “Be safe, kid,” the young Oskar (Craig Connolly) is cautioned before heading out, alone, into the dark(...)

Moonfish Theatre’s ‘Star of the Sea’ continues its own voyage, following its 2014 debut at the Galway Arts Festival

Star of the Sea Riverbank Arts Centre. Nov 18, 7.30pm. riverbank.ie; An Grianán, Letterkenny, Nov 21. angrianan.com; Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sl(...)

Lois Kapila of the Dublin Inquirer. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin Inquirer: ‘Our goals are really modest’ Lois Kapila, Eddie Wilson and Cónal Thomas are sitting at a kitchen table in the little room in Kil(...)

Sean McLoughlin plays a superbly wired Craig Connolly, the Commandant General of the Irish Republic

Sunder Moore Street, Dublin (starts at Ilac Centre Library) **** Here we are again, in the centre of Dublin, looking for trouble. One of the most (...)

Michael Glenn Murphy

The Auld Fella Bewley’s Cafe Theatre @ Powerscourt **   With eyelids as big and blue as shop awnings, zip-up gowns and an “o(...)

 A minutes silence is held on the putting green for caddie Ian McGregor who tragically died on the ninth fairway today, during the final round of the Madeira Islands Open at Club de Golf do Santo da Serra. Photograph:  Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

The Madeira Islands Open was being played to a finish today despite the death of caddie Ian MacGregor on the course.Zimbabwean MacGregor, who was work(...)