Astrophysicist Daniel Reardon was playing around with powerful neodymium magnets while trying to make a coronavirus safety device and managed to get them stuck in his nose.

Dr Daniel Reardon was building a necklace that sounds an alarm on facial contact, when the mishap occurred on Thursday night. The 27-year-old astroph(...)

Pasolini’s Salò Redubbed: it aims for the jugular but comes across as self-indulgent. Photograph: Luca Truffarelli

PASOLINI’S SALÒ REDUBBED Peacock Stage, Abbey Theatre ★★☆☆☆ Good theatre entertains. Great theatre challenges. The line between greatness and failure(...)

“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(...)

Empathy is like a tanning bed: This Beach, at the Project Arts Centre

HOT BROWN HONEY ★★★★ Spiegeltent @ Merrion Square An exhilarating Australian burlesque troupe formed by women of Polynesian and indigenous origin, Ho(...)

Pan Pan’s Cascando, by Samuel BEckett. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

In a luxuriantly black construction in the Samuel Beckett Theatre the other week, Aedín Cosgrove seemed to get lost in her own design. Pan Pan, the i(...)

Simon O’Gorman and Derbhle Crotty in Sive at the Abbey Theatre. Photograph:  Ros Kavanagh
Review: Sive

Sive Abbey Theatre, Dublin *** (...)

Lippy The Lir *****“Context is everything,” says a lip-reader when explaining the rules of interpretation. What does it say about Bush Moukarzel’s uni(...)

Lisa Walsh and Dan Reardon in ‘The Lesson’

The Lesson Project Arts Centre, Dublin*** What more can we lea(...)