Mary Poppins

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Tidying up with Marie Kondo.

Suffering from Janennui? After you’ve carefully picked yourself up from under the mound of Celebrations wrappers and with every available surface look(...)

Prosper Player Stephen Dowdall leads performers from Prosper Fingal's service in Rush and students from St Joseph's Secondary School at a gala evening celebrating 40 years of Prosper Fingal in the Roganstown Hotel and Country Club, Swords, Co Dublin. Photograph: Fintan Clarke

More than 30 people fill the rehearsal room – some holding song sheets, the set-list punctuated by laughter and chat. This is where the magic happens(...)

Alice: The Musical – a big, blousy performance that hints at Theresa in Brexitland

ALICE: THE MUSICAL ★★★★☆ Lyric Theatre, Belfast Many a time and oft, the unravelling craziness of Brexit has been described as closely resembling Ali(...)

Lauren Child: Hubert Horatio, from How to Raise Your Grown-Ups

When Lauren Child was invited to be the UK Children’s Laureate in 2017, she spent a long time thinking about how she would define the position during (...)

Prince Harry  with Meghan Markle: crack cocaine for Britons who have given up hope of bettering their lot and see sitcom repeats on UK Gold as “rolling news”.   Photograph. Ian Vogler/Reuters

This week was a good week for fans of miniature royals, because the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan, announced that they have conceived a(...)

Sound of Music (1965)Julie Andrews

In 1965, New York’s critics were in agreement regarding the merits of Robert Wise’s The Sound of Music. Pauline Kael described the film as “the sugar-(...)

Mackenzie Davis as Tully and Charlize Theron as Marlo

After two serious missteps – the barmy Labor Day and the misguided Men, Women & Children – Jason Reitman reunites with Diablo Cody, writer of his (...)

Francis and John Brennan are ‘At Your Service’. Photograph: RTÉ

Imagine Francis Brennan emerging out of the mist like an unholy hybrid of Mary Poppins, Miggeldy Higgins and the Littlest Hobo in order to deliver a g(...)

Micheline Sheehy Skeffington, re-enacts smashing the windows in Dublin Castle  pictured being arrested by RIC man Rob McCarthy. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

More than a century ago, a cartoon appeared in the Irish media featuring a glamorously dressed woman smashing a window with a hammer. On each pane wer(...)

The communal living space in Node’s Dublin residence

Co-working spaces have been the big success story of the office scene in Dublin over the past five years, and now co-living looks set to take off as t(...)

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