Actor Mark Smith and Aisling Byrne, his friend and longtime collaborator. “Mark has an amazing story. A lot has happened in his life. He has done some amazing things”

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George McMahon: “The older I’ve gotten, the more Christmasy I’ve become, as I’ve been in panto every year since I was 18.”
Christmas with . . .

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Republic of Ireland under-19 manager Tom Mohan. Photograph: Kostadin Andonov/Inpho

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Mark Smith as King Lear in ‘Reason in Madness’. Photograph: Vincent Lillis

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Neven Maguire: shares Aunt Maureen’s Christmas pudding recipe in his RTÉ Christmas special

Looking for inspiration on how best to eat your own body weight this Christmas? Look no further than Irish broadcasters’ gluttonous offering of food-r(...)

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Gaiety in Dublin

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY Helix, Dublin * * * * Social-media references come thick and fast in Theatreworx’s production of The Sleeping Beau(...)