Niamh Lunny

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“Deep concern and dissatisfaction”: the Abbey Theatre’s directors, Graham McLaren and Neil Murray. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

More than 300 actors, directors, designers, agents and playwrights have complained to the Minister for Culture about the Abbey Theatre’s recently adop(...)

Bleep, bloop, bash: the NYT cast in R.U.R.

R.U.R. – Rossum’s Universal Robots Peacock Theatre, Dublin      *** A few weeks ago, two robots began to conspire against (...)

At Liminal, you can see the timeless elegance of Derek Wilson’s ceramics

Is it a contradiction to say this is your last chance to be cutting edge? While it’s true that last year was Ireland’s Year of Design, its flagship ex(...)

As well as currently working on an animated short film, Genieve Figgis   has an exhibition opening in Los Angeles over Oscar weekend.

Caoimhe Kilfeather Artist One of a generation of sculptors from Ireland steadily gathering international acclaim, Caoimhe Kilfeather had a busy 2015(...)

The Henry Girls. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

Tracks in the Snow *** The Ark, Dublin Tracks in the Snow is a seasonally themed concert for children of all ages by Irish folk trio the Henry Girl(...)

Thursday’s  Waking The Feminists event at the Abbey Theatre, which highlighted the lack of gender equality in the Abbey’s programme of events for 2016. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Thursday’s thrilling #WakingTheFeminists meeting at the Abbey Theatre may be a turning point in the fight for gender equality in the arts. But some(...)

Lloyd Cooney and Alan Mahon. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

Peacock Theatre, Dublin ***   This neighbourhood has gone to the dogs; everybody says it. Bin bags amass on fluorescent-lit stree(...)

Niamh Lunny, Abbey Theatre head of costume, preparing a costume worn by Bob Acres played by Tom Vaughan Lawlor in The Rivals by  Sheridan. It forms part of the Performance Ireland 1904-2014 exhibition at NUI Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Scrapbooks kept by Lady Gregory, hundreds of set and costume designs, and an original prompt script for Sean O’Casey’s The Plough And The Stars are am(...)