Meadhbh Mchugh

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Druid director: ‘New writing doesn’t just appear out of nowhere,’ Garry Hynes says. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Druid, the theatre company with an international reputation for its innovative stagings of classics, from Shakespeare to Beckett to Tom Murphy, is ded(...)

Centre stage: The Lost O’Casey, Asking for It, Ruth Negga in Hamlet, Tara Flynn, and Cillian Murphy in Grief is the Thing with Feathers

When the first major shows of the year were a handsomely realised revival of Sive, John B Keane’s rural tragedy of desire and materialism, which packe(...)

Lauren Coe as Emma in Landmark Productions and the Everyman world premiere production of Asking for It by Louise O Neill. Photograph: Hugh O Conor

ASKING FOR IT Abbey Theatre, Dublin. Nov 9-24 7.30pm (Sat mat 2pm) €13-€45 – In these alternately distressing and galvanising days(...)

Lauren Coe as Emma in Landmark Productions and The Everyman’s stage production of ‘Asking for It’ by Louise O’Neill. Photograph: Patrick Redmond

Picture the scene. It’s hot and busy with oh, say, 800 US navy crew crowded into the hall. Is it an assumption to say there is a lot of testosterone a(...)

Lauren Coe is excellent as  Emma in  ‘Asking for It’. Photograph: Hugh O’Conor

Asking for It ★★★★ Everyman Theatre, Cork   Emma O’Donovan, a fifth-year schoolgirl with brittle self-esteem, has become accustom(...)

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 In these alternately distressing and galv(...)

Helen and |, by Meadhbh McHugh, which illustrates the role of subjectivity in theatre. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

Art, they say, changes the way we see things. Leonardo Da Vinci lets you gaze on the last supper, each diner arranged for display like the top table o(...)

Helen and I: Rebecca O’Mara and Cathy Belton in Meadbhh McHugh’s play. Photograph: Druid Theatre Company

A few months ago I took a book called Irish Women’s Letters from the library and read about various Irish women, from various periods and backgrounds,(...)

’I’  could be anyone: Rebecca O’Mara as Lynn, Paul Hickey as Tony and Cathy Belton as Helen in Druid’s production of Meadhbh McHugh’s ‘Helen and I’. Photograph:  Ros Kavanagh

Helen and I *** Mick Lally Theatre, Galway Personal pronouns can be persuasive things, don’t you find? Who, for instance, is the “I” in Helen and I(...)

Ben Shields, Athenry, Co Galway (8), and Maeve Brady (70) on the Greenway cycle

“There were a few things I wanted to do for my big birthday: go to Inishbofin, spend a day on Lough Corrib, and cycle the Co Mayo Greenway cycle route(...)

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