John Carty

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The Country Girls runs in the Abbey Theatre until April 6th. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

The Country Girls Abbey Theatre, Dublin. Ends Apr 6th, 7.30pm (Sat mat 2pm) €13-€45 abbeytheatre.ie A remarkable story of shedding innocence and tho(...)

Declan O’Callaghan, of Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, was suspended in July by the High Court. Photograph: Collins

Until last Wednesday afternoon, a shy middle-aged Roscommon wife and mother was unsure whether she was destined to lose her family home in the days be(...)

Phelim Drew in ‘Down and Out in Paris and London’ at Wexford Arts Centre

Down and Out in Paris and London Wexford Arts Centre Thursday November 9th 8pm €16/€14 wexfordartscentre.com Written in 1933, George Orwell’s Down a(...)

3’oh is suffused with loving attention to the tunes. David Munnelly’s spirited accordion finds fine purchase between the grooves of Shane McGowan(...)

The combination of fiddle and flute is typical of north Connaught, and few musical pairings capture its syncopated swing with more imagination than M(...)

The cast “Alice in Wonderland”: for this revival, director Niall Henry pairs Alice (Miriam Needham) with an older version of herself (Hilary Bowen-Walsh), raising all kinds of conceptual ideas

The Factory Performance Space, Sligo ★★★ In a year marked by official commemorations, it’s striking that the longest-standing independent theatre(...)

Shackleton Factory Performance Space, Sligo ★★★ Most theatres, if they’re being honest, dream of setting sail. Even the inner workings of the stage(...)

Police officers show their respect at the funeral of murdered Garda Anthony Golden on October 15th. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

The “overwhelming majority” of Irish people and Garda members do not want an armed police force in the Republic, the former Garda Inspectorate head Ka(...)

Bryan Rooney: catalogue of ill-health left him unable to play fiddle for a time. Photograph: Brian Farrell

God knows how many Irish people living in London have, over the decades, been stopped in their tracks by familiar music wafting out the door of some e(...)

The Playboy of the Western World The Factory Performance Space, Sligo **** A murderer is on the run, staggering towards a Mayo shebeen (...)

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