Galway 2020: the city beat Dublin, Limerick and the Three Sisters cities of Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford to become European Capital of Culture

When a group of artists in this year’s European Capital of Culture, the Dutch city of Leeuwarden, wanted to make a point about lack of community engag(...)

Maloney’s Dream: nothings is lost in translation

Maloney’s Dream/Brionglóid Maloney Civic Theatre, Tallaght ★★★★ Easter Monday 1916 is the most important day of Thaddeus Maloney’s life. After 10 y(...)

Smashing Times Theatre Company, which has been working in process-led educational theatre for almost 20 years

Drama in education – the use of embodied make-believe – has proved to be a highly effective teaching and learning tool, from ancient Greek times to(...)

The Way Back Home: Branar’s new show is based on an Oliver Jeffers picture book

Máiréad Ní Ghráda’s An Triail, which was produced as part of Dublin Theatre Festival in 1964, is one of the most important plays of the Irish dramatic(...)

Are you a saver or a spender? Working in the arts doesn’t really allow for either spending or saving. But if it came to it, I would certainly be (...)