Helen Meany

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Mourners at the funeral of Eileen Battersby in Drogheda at St Peter’s Church, Drogheda, Co Louth.  Photograph: Donall Farmer

Literary critic, author and journalist Eileen Battersby was a “brilliant”, “beguiling”, “beautiful”, “courageous”, “dynamic” romantic who lived by her(...)

Klosterhof: Janek Turkowski and Iwona Nowacka document life in the Polish city of Szczecin in minute detail

KLOSTERHOF Project Arts Centre ★ ★ ★ Film-makers are not garbage collectors, Werner Herzog tells them, but the Polish artists Janek Turkowski and Iwo(...)

The Eurydice Project: A forceful feminist critique of power structures

★★★★ Project Arts Centre, Dublin The slippery ancient myth of Orpheus and Eurydice is dismantled and recreated for our times in this multilayered dan(...)

Playwright Conor McPherson: “Consistency in plays is deadening. Contradiction and inconsistency is actually the stuff of real life.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times

In a curious moment during The Night Alive, the opening show of this year’s Dublin Theatre Festival, one one of its characters gives an account of a r(...)

Jo Fong and Sonia Hughes in Wallflower

Wallflower Project Arts Centre ***   Like reluctant participants in karaoke, audience members sidle into their seats. In the(...)