Emma Doran

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Emma Doran with her three children, Tommy (6), Joe (8) and Ella (18) at their home in Rathfarnham, Dublin. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Scrolling through the contact list on my phone, it’s hard not to notice how very few names saved actually include a surname. Generally it’s “Elaine, M(...)

Emma Doran: ‘There’s a freedom with stand-up comedy in that you can say anything once it’s funny’

“There is a rule in comedy,” says Irish stand-up comedian Therese Cahill, “Pain plus time equals comedy.” A profession preoccupied with making people (...)

Body & Soul Music and Arts Festival has announced the full stage times for its 10th Aniversary celebration of the summer solstice which kicks off (...)

 Ryan Tubridy: a pint ends up as another tedious skirmish in the culture wars.Photograph: Kinlan Photography.

When it comes to his tipple of choice, Ryan Tubridy has always followed Flann O’Brien’s advice: a pint of plain is your only man. Judging by the prese(...)

Six-year-old Cindy Wang and friends at the launch  of Cruinniú Na Cásca 2017,  which will take place on Easter Monday in Dublin City Centre. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

If you can’t find a topic of interest in Monday’s Cruinniú na Cásca roster of talks and events, you might need to check you have a heart or indeed a p(...)

Brenda Fricker as the quintessential Irish Mammy, Bridget Fagan Brown, in My Left Foot

“Irish Mammy”: two small words – but one magnificent and treasured institution. As stereotypes go, you’d be hard pressed to find one more enduring and(...)

Work by Jane Rainey

NCAD Graduate Showcase NCAD Thomas St Campus, 100 Thomas St, Dublin; NCAD Postgrad Centre, 101- 103 James’s St. June 18th-26th. ncad.ie Uncover: D(...)