Amy McElhatton (Maggie), Aisling Kearns (Emma), Sile Maguire (Ali) in Asking for It by Louise O’Neill, adapted for the stage by Meadhbh McHugh.Photograph: Jed Niezgoda

Asking for It Gaiety Theatre, Dublin. Oct 9-26 7.30pm Emma O’Donovan, a fifth-year schoolgirl with brittle self-esteem, has become accustomed to seein(...)

Lauren Coe as Emma in Landmark Productions and the Everyman world premiere production of Asking for It by Louise O Neill. Photograph: Hugh O Conor

ASKING FOR IT Abbey Theatre, Dublin. Nov 9-24 7.30pm (Sat mat 2pm) €13-€45 abbeytheatre.ie – In these alternately distressing and galvanising days(...)