Emmet Byrne

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Eoin Cannon as Frank McCourt in Angela’s Ashes The Musical.

One doesn’t so much have a conversation with Malachy McCourt as furnish him with an audience. To chat with him is to be pelted with brilliant one-line(...)

“Deep concern and dissatisfaction”: the Abbey Theatre’s directors, Graham McLaren and Neil Murray. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

More than 300 actors, directors, designers, agents and playwrights have complained to the Minister for Culture about the Abbey Theatre’s recently adop(...)

The Misfits: Emmet Byrne, Aoibhínn McGinnity, Aidan Kelly and Patrick Ryan. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

THE MISFITS Smock Alley ★ ★ ★ ★ Strip away the huge Nevada skies from John Huston’s film of Arthur Miller’s The Misfits and it becomes an intimate st(...)

Emmet Byrne, Úna Kavanagh, Aoibhínn McGinnity, Patrick Ryan and Aidan Kelly in the Corn Exchange production of ‘The Misfits’ at Smock Alley Theatre as part of Dublin Theatre Festival. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

We are a long way from Reno. On an Autumn afternoon in Ranelagh the sun is coming through the high windows at an angle to dazzle the eye. Annie Ryan, (...)

Dr Arthur Tanner  attending to  Brian O’Driscoll at the Aviva Stadium in 2014. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Isn’t it strange that princes and kings and clowns that caper in sawdust rings and common people like you and me are builders for eternity? Each is(...)

Mumblecore: Stephen Graham and Tom Hardy in Taboo

Tom Hardy hates sound recordists. As a child, one wronged him and he vowed revenge on the whole profession. His plan was simple: he would become one (...)

Lively crew: Dublin divorce lawyers, including  Amy Huberman (right), in Striking Out

RTÉ’s new series, Striking Out (Sunday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm), ostensibly a drama starring Amy Huberman, really poses a more curious question: what would h(...)