Lauren Coe as Emma in  Asking For It. Photograph: Hugh O’Conor

Asking for It Everyman Theatre, Cork June 15th-23rd (previews Jun 9th-14th) 7.30pm €15-€30 everymancork.com In these alternately distressing and galv(...)

In the book, which has now been adapted for the stage, young boys in 1970s Afghanistan fly bright, elegant kites which have been weaponised for attack

The Kite Runner ★★★ Gaiety Theatre, Dublin   There is a brutal beauty described in Khaled Hosseini’s 2003 novel The Kite Runner. In the boo(...)

Alan Wai as Dong Phuc in Charlie O’Neill’s Hurl. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

Staging Intercultural Ireland: New Plays and Practitioner Perspectives is the first published collection of plays and interviews responding to the eff(...)

A mural honouring Frederick Douglass in Belfast.

Frederick Douglass was an escaped slave forced to flee the US in 1845, aboard the paddlesteamer Cambria out of Boston, when his autobiography, Narrati(...)