Bronagh Gallagher. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

THE ACTOR AND SINGER ON BREXIT AND IRISHNESS, GROWING UP IN THE CREGGAN, FILMING WITH QUENTIN TARANTINO, AND THE TRIALS OF BEING FAMOUS  Th(...)

Bronagh Gallagher as a middle-aged Derry woman who finds herself unexpectedly pregnant in A Bump Along the Way

When does a renegade event become an institution? Moving into its seventh edition, IndieCork, conceived by former Cork Film Festival stalwarts Mick Ha(...)

Jack Reynor’s horror short ‘Bainne’. Photograph:  Madeline Mulqueen

Jack Reynor is returning to the Galway Film Fleadh. “Yes, I am bringing down my spare liver in my suitcase,” he says. The Fleadh does have that reput(...)

The Country Girls. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

THE COUNTRY GIRLS Abbey Theatre, Dublin ★★☆☆☆ “Oh, my God, where did you get it?” a shocked young nun asks when her poetic and curious charge, Kate, (...)

Caitríona Ennis as Sarah in Margaret Perry’s Porcelain

Porcelain ★★ Peacock Theatre, Dublin  Hat, a young Irish woman living in London, has not been feeling herself recently. “I’d like to be dif(...)