Michael Bates

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Lord Michael Bates dramatically offers his resignation at the despatch box at the House of Lords. Photograph: PA Wire

British prime minister Theresa May has rejected international development minister Lord Michael Bates’s resignation hours after he dramatically quit a(...)

Actors Joe McKinney, Tom Neville,  Michael Bates and Gerry Shanahan in a scene from Full Circle.

What does a busy TD do in the little spare time they have after looking after their constituents, and honouring their commitments in the Dáil? Hill w(...)

 Peter Sallis with the character Wallace who he voiced. Photograph: PA

Often self-effacing and meek, but with a sly smirk and a beady eye that hinted at mischief, the actor Peter Sallis, who has died aged 96, played the c(...)

Catherine Hammond painting.

MONDAY McKenna’s Fort The New Theatre, Dublin. Previews Mar 21-22. Opens Mar 21-Apr 2 7.30pm €16/€12.50 thenewtheatre.com With the centenary of the(...)

“McKenna’s Fort,”  a play about Roger Casement’s role in the Rising will have its world premiere next week at the New Theatre in Dublin’s Temple Bar.

St Patrick’s Day, 1916 St Patrick’s Day 1916 was a very busy one for the Irish Volunteers in their last public engagement before the Easter Rising.(...)

Linda Teehan and Michael Bates

Returning to Haifa The New Theatre, Dublin ***   Listen to the way Said and Safiyya describe it, in streams and floods that s(...)