Michelle Fox, left, plays Imogen, while Eva O’Connor, right,  plays a personification of anorexia – a whisper in the ear, a destructive thought that just won’t quit.

For an artist specialising in dark dramas, things are looking dazzlingly bright for Eva O’Connor. Her interactive play The Friday Night Effect was a h(...)

Stealth drama: Sharon Horgan and Rob  Delaney in ‘Catastrophe’. Photograph: David Stewart

Last month, Lena Dunham’s Girls had its last episode. The cultural impact of the show on television is similar to the impact Frozen had on animated fe(...)

“I think I’m running out of skeletons in my closet, I’m happy to say,” says Irish playwright, Eva O’Connor, about drawing on personal experiences for (...)

“I love the way people can  curate their own festival out of a programme with thousands of options. Essentially, it’s a month-long explosion of arts” Irishwoman Shone McCarthy, the new director of the Edinburgh Fringe

Hailstones are bouncing off the cobblestones, but the buskers across the Royal Mile from the Fringe Society’s bright blue door just keep on playing. (...)

Playwright and performer Eva O’Connor. Photograph: Eric Luke

‘We all know somebody with an eating disorder. They are pervasive in society. A lot of people have issues around food, even if they don’t come under (...)

‘The Harmonium Project’ taking place outside the Usher Hall at Festival Square during the Edinburgh International Festival 2015. Photograph: Roberto Ricciuti/Getty Images

1. Edinburgh is not actually a matter of life and death If you read any given festival report (“Edinburgh Fringe 2015: 10 top tips for survival(...)

The best design award went to the Tardigrade team

This year’s Tiger Dublin Fringe Awards were announced last night at the Liquor Rooms in Temple Bar. The awards were presented in nine categories this(...)

Review: My Name Is Saoirse
  • Stage
  • September 17, 2014, 12:00

My Name Is SaoirseThe New Theatre****Lonesome Saoirse lives with her father, her brother and the misfortune of looking painfully like her dead mother.(...)