Dan Colley

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“Deep concern and dissatisfaction”: the Abbey Theatre’s directors, Graham McLaren and Neil Murray. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

More than 300 actors, directors, designers, agents and playwrights have complained to the Minister for Culture about the Abbey Theatre’s recently adop(...)

The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Minster for Culture Josepha Madigan, and Tibor Navracsics, EU Commissioner for Education, Culture Youth and Sport at the inaugural Creative Ireland Forum in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Maxwell

National cultural institutions and infrastructure such as the National Library and Abbey Theatre can expect to see their biggest capital investment si(...)

Writer Eoghan Quinn gives a Chekhovian tinge to a declining family’s attempts to liquidise their assets

Project, Dublin ★★★ Anyone who has felt harassed by their sat nav will sympathise with Old Madeline in Collapsing Horse’s new production, as she is (...)

George Hayworth of Bourgeois and Maurice at Kilkenny Cat Laughs

Since 1995, Kilkenny Cat Laughs has become Ireland’s essential comedy pilgrimage, and this year sees former festival director and Kilkenny man Naoise (...)

A scene from Collapsing Horse’s version of Virgil’s epic ‘The Aeneid’

Setting: A purpose-built studio on an insalubrious street in Rialto, flanked by more than one boarded-up brick house. Smashed glass is scattered o(...)

 President Higgins has presented 16 artists with bursaries to  mark the centenary of the Easter Rising. Photograph: Alan Betson

Sixteen young artists have been presented with bursaries by President Michael D Higgins as part of the Ireland 2016 centenary programme. The 16 X 16(...)

The cast of Care in rehearsals at Project Cube. Photograph: Cyril Byrne
Review: Care

Even for a company as imaginative as WillFredd Theatre, it would be easy to lose its nerve when dealing with the solemnity of palliative care. (...)

Jack Gleeson (left) and Matt Smyth met in West Side Story. PHOTOGRAPH: DAVE MEEHAN

Jack Gleeson (21) stars as evil King Joffrey Baratheon in the HBO series ‘Game of Thrones’. He is currently filming the fourth series while also a Tri(...)

Aoife Leonard beguiles as Lelia

Human ChildSmock Alley Theatre, Dublin Four starsLelia is an unruly child whose best friends live mainly in her mind. When she hears a song in her cha(...)

Louis Lovett in 
The House That Jack Filled

A friend of mine, early 20s, decided to get a tattoo for a recent birthday. What was it, I wondered, before the big reveal – a bird, a plane, a Chines(...)