John Nee

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Home Theatre (Ireland): Elaine Murphy in Caroline’s Wedding, for Rose Emmet

HOME THEATRE (IRELAND) Draíocht, Blanchardstown ★ ★ ★ ★ This collaboration between theatre professionals and people in Dublin 15 offers  in(...)

Philip McDonald in Foyle Punt: “They say bigger’s better... Stick with what you know.” Photograph: Donal Glackin

Foyle Punt ★★★★ Rosses Point, Sligo One of the refrains we find ourselves singing during Foyle Punt, a charming promenade performance inspired by the(...)

Foyle Punt is inspired by and written with the Donegal boat builder Philip McDonald

Furniture and Shelter Mick Lally Theatre, Galway. Performed in repertory: Previews July 12th-14th 5pm/8pm Opens July 15/16-29 (Sat mat 3pm) €18-€26 gi(...)

Róisín Tyrell, James Riordan and Johanne Webb of Macnas ahead of the Halloween parade ‘Savage Grace’ in Galway. Photograph: Declan Monaghan

Silver-haired witch of the west Baba Yaga and her riotous troupe of souls and spirits took to the streets of Galway on Sunday evening to mark the Mac(...)

Modern family: Koko with Penny Patterson, who said she’d taught the gorilla to sign up to 1,000 words

The summer reheats have started earlier this year: what station would roll out anything too exciting when soccer is hoovering up viewers? A million (...)

Jo Mangan: “I challenge anyone to go through a day without engaging with the arts.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Jo Mangan is a busy woman. Our lunchtime meeting is sandwiched between a variety of media appearances relating to the National Campaign for the Arts,(...)

Poet Paddy Bushe, sculptor Imogen Stuart and painter Maria Simmonds-Gooding  at the Aosdána general assembly at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The proposal that Disney’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens should film on Skellig Michael was made without reference to the Office of Public Works (OPW) (...)

Alice L and Alice N, from the production ‘Alice M’ by Guerilla Aerial. The production, which features a fusion of opera, aerial acrobatics and immersive design, is being staged as part of the Galway Theatre Festival 2016. Photograph: Andrew Downes

Aerial acrobatics meeting opera, a “multi-media mash-up” and an improvisation night in a medieval castle are among productions booked for this year’s (...)