Deirdre Falvey

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The Fever: an antidote to the era of the individual. Photograph: Waleed Shah

THE FEVER Samuel Beckett Theatre, Trinity College Dublin ★ ★ ★ ★ One of the roles of drama is to make the audience feel differently, and this unusual(...)

The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has an extra €36 million in 2019, an increase of 12 per cent on 2018. Capital expenditure accoun(...)

‘Stop the lights!’
  • Letters
  • September 22, 2018, 00:04

Sir, – Deirdre Falvey writes an accurate and comprehensive feature on the late Bunny Carr’s lovely programme Quicksilver (September 20th). However, my(...)

Drip Feed: Karen Cogan mixes the lyrical and the brutal. Photograph: Jonathan Birch

DRIP FEED Project Arts Centre ★ ★ ★ ★ The portents are good: a Stewart Parker Trust award winner; both Fishamble theatre company and Soho Theatre – i(...)

Foil, Arms & Hog: long-time Dublin Fringe Festival favourites

CRAICLING O’Reilly Theatre, Belvedere College ★ ★ ★ ★ The long-time Dublin Fringe Festival favourites Foil, Arms & Hog open their show at Belvede(...)

The Goethe Institute will be formally unveiled with four days of public events.

Standing in the hallway at 37 Merrion Square East in Dublin, Goethe-Institut director Thomas Lier and architect Martin Henchion are admiring a refurbi(...)

Scale design plans for the new Dublin City Library at Parnell Square Cultural Quarter. The design team, led by Grafton Architects and Shaffrey Architects, is currently finalising the planning application which will be lodged with An Bord Pleanala for consideration in the coming weeks.  Photograph: Chris Bellew, Fennell Photography

The planned new Dublin City Library on Parnell Square – set to be the linchpin of a Parnell Square Cultural Quarter – took a further step today when i(...)

Janet Moran in 'A Holy Show'

It’s here, starting tonight, in venues (and on the streets and on a bus and wherever you’re having yourself) across Dublin. The enormous, varied, chal(...)

 Jacksonville, Florida where David Katz  was playing in a videogame tournament, before murdering  Eli Clayton and Taylor Robertson. Photograph: Gianrigo Marletta / AFP

It’s a long-standing argument: do violent videogames – or films or TV – increase violent or aggressive behaviour in real life? Particularly after mass(...)

Flaming Lips at the Big Top  started by releasing massive balloons into the crowd while covering ‘Space Oddity’ in a zorb, which then surfed the crowd.

It’s a warm, damp night in the city, and they’re everywhere. Why are so many people in Galway wandering around wearing red fezzes? Have they taken ove(...)

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