Lovers: Timmy Creed as Joe and Mary-Lou McCarthy as Margaret. Photograph: Miki Barlok

Lovers ***   The subtitle of Brian Friel’s Lovers designates its two acts as Winners and Losers. The thrust of the work suggests t(...)

Puppeteers Jack Parker, Stuart Angel and Mikey Brett operating Joey the life size equine puppett from War Horse on Dublins Ha’penny Bridge to launch the National Theatre’s production of War Horse which runs at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in Dublin until 26th April Photograph: Alan Betson

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Mary-Lou McCarthy as Mollser at St Laurence O’Toole Junior Boys’ School, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The sensory details make the biggest impact when Anthony Goulding, a friendly presence in a flat cap, introduces each school audience to (...)