Dick Walsh

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Anna Shiels-McNamee takes an unusually wry view of the process of going blind.

Oneday Belltable Theatre Limerick, Sep 12; St John’s Theatre, Listowel, Sep 19th; (touring until Sep 28th) dickwalshtheatre.com What happened on Mar(...)

My Dad’s Blind: Anna Sheils-McNamee’s play was named best production at Dublin Fringe Festival

The marathon Dublin Fringe Festival – 80 productions and 554 performances over 16 days – ended on Sunday night with the announcement of this year’s fr(...)

Oneday: Dick Walsh and James Moran challenge journalism, theatre and expertise. Photograph: Aine McBride

ONEDAY Project Arts Centre ★ ★ ★ ★ What happened on March 13th, 2012? In an absorbing experiment, both arch and obsessional, the theatremaker Dick Wa(...)

The Game – The Story of Hurling: “Nobody owns hurling. Hurling just lives.”

The voices come in a cascade of reverence. “Hurling’s a game for the gods,” proclaim the first soothing, familiar tones. “And gods played it.” “The (...)

  Browne at his home in Connemara. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Thirty years ago, the autobiography of a complex and controversial Irish politician was published – to acclaim in some quarters and horror in others. (...)

Riot, with Dr Panti Bliss: already breaking box-office records

What’s in a name? Sixty-nine years ago eight companies arrived uninvited at the inaugural Edinburgh International Festival. The next year they were j(...)

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The news that two of the UK’s key media brands – the Financial Times and the Mail – are taking urgent steps to combat a 15per cent decline in advertis(...)

There is not a chance the Government will fulfil Philip Lane’s  “hope” that the next government “takes seriously” the need to balance public spending with the need for a “safe level of public debt”.   Picture Jason Clarke.

At the end of the riveting film The Big Short, now showing in Ireland and based on Michael Lewis’s book that charted the spectacular fraud and avarice(...)

Playwright Conor McPherson: “Consistency in plays is deadening. Contradiction and inconsistency is actually the stuff of real life.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times

In a curious moment during The Night Alive, the opening show of this year’s Dublin Theatre Festival, one one of its characters gives an account of a r(...)

Sagely bearded Rick Seery as Grandpa

Project Arts Centre, Dublin *** If you took all of Dick Walsh’s observations and anecdotes and laid them end to end, it is unlikely that t(...)

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