Marcus Lamb

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To the port and beyond: view from the press box in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.

At the Pumphouse theatre in Dublin Port on Friday, during a play called The Book of Names, I found myself trapped back stage in a small kitchen area, (...)

Hilary Rose plays Mary MacSwiney in the re-enactment of the 1921 Treaty debates. Photograph: Miki Barlok

It felt good to be attending a theatrical event again – albeit a verbatim re-enactment of the 1921 Treaty debates in the Dáil – for the first time sin(...)

“Deep concern and dissatisfaction”: the Abbey Theatre’s directors, Graham McLaren and Neil Murray. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

More than 300 actors, directors, designers, agents and playwrights have complained to the Minister for Culture about the Abbey Theatre’s recently adop(...)

The frontispiece of a Bible presented to a six-year-old Samuel Beckett in 1912 for his “diligence and attendance” at Sunday school

May Beckett, mother of the writer Sam, was a bit like a church spire. Tall, thin, and austere, she soared above the imperfections of a wicked world, o(...)

Rebellion: Ruth Bradley as Frances who plays the part of a teacher at St Enda’s

RTÉ has fired the first major shot in its 1916 centenary programming with glossy drama Rebellion, set during the days surrounding the Easter Rising. (...)

Fans of TG4’s long-running SpongeBob Squarepants series will not have to switch to English following an announcement that the much anticipated film ba(...)

The RTÉ drama stars Aidan Gillen as Charlie Haughey. He is one of a number of present or former members of the ‘Love/Hate’ cast in the drama.

RTÉ has unveiled details of its three-part drama about the former Taoiseach Charles Haughey which will be broadcast in the New Year. Charlie fe(...)