Emily Aoibheann with the ‘giant peral’ created by Liing Heaney for her show Mother of Pearl. Photograph: Emilia Pason

A conversation with Emily Aoibheann about her latest work, Mother of Pearl, is a bit like her artistic life to date: rambling, intriguing, but never d(...)

Sorry Gold: flowing fabric and glitchy gracefulness. Photograph: Ewa Figaszewska and Liing Heaney

SORRY GOLD Project Arts Centre ★★★★★ The aerialist Emily Aoibheann’s Sorry Gold, part one of a twin production about civilisation and nature, begins (...)

Ruth McGowan, Director, Dublin Fringe Festival

Ruth McGowan is on a mission. Heading into the 25th edition of the Dublin Fringe, the Donegal native wants to transform our lives and the culture of t(...)

Object Piggy Lir Academy ***  It might have moments of gravity-defying thrills, but aerial dance can sometimes provide minutes of awkward (...)

Acrobats Emily Aoibheann and Elaine McCague (above, with Peter Corboy)  enliven the visual element of the show. Photograph: Patrick Redmond

Far Away From Me The Ark, Dublin ***   In Far Away From Me, writer and director Amy Conroy roams far from the bucolic landsca(...)

Jennifer Evans: “I operate at an extremely slow pace because I’m trying to understand what I am writing about”

The musical moments that matter are the ones where a connection is made. Jennifer Evans is recalling some of her musical connections down the years(...)