Hugh O Conor

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Oona Doherty’s stunning performance in ‘A Concrete Song’

If you need a beautiful piece of art in your life, then look no further than the flinty dream that is A Concrete Song. This is the latest short from (...)

Jon Bernthal credits a stint at the Moscow Arts Theatre during the late 1990s as the reason he outgrew his brattishness. Photograph: Rachel Murray/Getty Images

Move over, Avengers. Pilgrimage, a thrilling new adventure in which 13th century Irish monks take on a sacred quest and maggoty medieval foes, feature(...)

Emily Watson in  Apple Tree Yard: “One of the most fascinating things . . . is her preoccupation with being witnessed. ‘You made me feel important,’ she tells her lover, and her unimportance seems a persistent fear.”

Sting has a tale. The man who wrote Every Breath You Take, the stalker anthem with an appropriately arresting melody, was alarmed to discover that it (...)

Hugh O’Conor in Arlington [a love story], a new play by Enda Walsh.  Photograph:   Patrick Redmond

The most banal question you could ask about Enda Walsh’s latest play also happens to be the one with which it seems most concerned: what’s it all abo(...)

Playwright Enda Walsh has said he believes the Brexit referendum result reflects a British ‘inferiority complex’. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Playwright Enda Walsh has said he believes the Brexit referendum result reflects a British “inferiority complex ”. The award-winning writer and direc(...)

Hugh O’Conor. Photograph:  Andrew H Walker/Getty Images

If you find yourself in the middle of Dublin with a few minutes to kill, you should visit the National Gallery and steal a look at a woman who will n(...)

The artist Hugh O’Donoghue  in front of an epic new painting The Wasteland (8ft x 24ft), which features in a major new exhibition of work commissioned by the Galway International Arts Festival. Photograph: Colin Crisford

New shows from Enda Walsh and Hughie O’Donoghue are at the heart of this year’s Galway International Arts Festival (GIAF). Arlington [a love story] (...)

Gold stars go to the Gleeson brothers and Squarehead this week for releasing the best music video for charity you’ll see this year. When Domhnall a(...)

Nick Miller, winner of the Hennessy prize, with his portrait of Barrie Cooke, entitled Last Sitting, at the National Gallery yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The inaugural Hennessy Portrait Prize has been awarded to Sligo-based painter Nick Miller. He was selected from a shortlist of 12 for his painting (...)

Contenders?: Anne Enright, Eimear McBride and Donal Ryan (top row); and Kevin Barry, Belinda McKeon and Jennifer Johnston (bottom row)

Writers’ incomes made headlines this summer. When the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society, a UK organisation that gathers and distributes roy(...)

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