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Pan Pan's production of WHAT IS THE WORD is due to screen in Belfast and Paris in the coming weeks.
Photograph: Robbie Jack/Corbis via Getty of Pan Pan's Embers by Samuel Beckett

As Samuel Beckett neared the end of his life, he dictated a poem to his trusted collaborator Barbara Bray. Originally written in French and titled Com(...)

Hermione Corfield plays Siobhán, a marine biologist spending time on an Irish trawler

Avast, me hearties. Neasa Hardiman, one of our era’s most distinguished TV directors, moves towards what she hoped would be the big screen (for reason(...)

Dougray Scott and Connie Nielsen in Sea Fever, written and directed by Neasa Hardiman. Photograph: Gunpowder & Sky

Twenty years ago, Connie Nielsen was taking direction from Ridley Scott at a partially reproduced Colosseum in Malta. Her turn as Lucilla – a buffer b(...)

Definitely not on Instagram: Mia Goth. Photograph: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty for Vanity Fair

No matter how many times you’ve seen Mia Goth on screen, once you encounter her in person, her striking, otherworldly appearance is completely disarmi(...)

These Rooms, a dance-theatre fusions with Anu, a highlight for this past year

Your 2016 highlights? It was a great year for the elderly: the last, hilarious and heartbreaking, volume of Samuel Beckett’s letters; Leonard Cohen’s(...)

The artist Hugh O’Donoghue  in front of an epic new painting The Wasteland (8ft x 24ft), which features in a major new exhibition of work commissioned by the Galway International Arts Festival. Photograph: Colin Crisford

New shows from Enda Walsh and Hughie O’Donoghue are at the heart of this year’s Galway International Arts Festival (GIAF). Arlington [a love story] (...)

Inisheer is one of several islands hosting cultural happenings this summer. Photograph: Chris Hill

Step on to Inisheer island next weekend, from May 27th to 29th, and you’ll find yourself at the heart of Drop Everything. The cultural biennial will (...)

All the musicians from Into the Tradition on stage at the  NCH

Elemental and meandering, our music, songs and poetry have carved themselves into the fabric of who we are, and this celebration of the last 100 years(...)

Fighting for his life: The Trial of Roger Casement, 1916, painted by John Lavery. Photograph:  Crown copyright/ UK Government art collection/Courtesy Royal Irish Academy

After the Easter Rising, in the summer of 1916, the most famous Irishman in the world tried to save the last of the rebel leaders from execution. Geor(...)

Anne Clarke on the set of Once the Musical in the Olympia Theatre, Dublin in 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Anne Clarke of Landmark Productions is the recipient of this year’s Special Tribute Award at the Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards 2015. The presenta(...)

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