Maeve Murphy

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Fortune Chigumira was given an 18 month suspended sentence and banned from driving for 18 months  which Judge Ó Donnabháin said was a serious penalty given his dependence on driving for work.

, A 49-year-old truck driver has been banned from driving for six years after he pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing the death of a deaf wom(...)

Great Irish movies: Eamonn Owens as Francie Brady in The Butcher Boy, directed by Neil Jordan

Best reads of 2020: IN VERY PARTICULAR ORDER, HERE’S OUR (CURRENTLY DEFINITIVE) PICK OF THE GREATEST IRISH MOVIES EVER MADE No sane person (...)

In the fiction-film Silent Grace (2001), director Maeve Murphy depicts the 1980 hunger strike in the Armagh women’s prison and the women’s dirty protest

I recently watched Brendan J Byrne’s documentary, Bobby Sands: 66 Days. The film announces in its title its sole focus on Bobby Sands, who died after(...)

In a fractious political environment, where audiences can fatigue of Troubles-related theatre and Stormont is once again in stasis, keeping schtum can sometimes seem like a deliberate move. Photograph:  Chris Carmichael/The New York Times

It all seemed harmless enough. A sparse stage with a cartoon desert backdrop was steadily becoming populated with handmade wooden contraptions: a fore(...)