Oonagh Murphy

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This Beach, an acerbic satire revived from its last outing at the 2016 Dublin Fringe Festival

Saturday, November 11 Tribes Gate Theatre, Dublin. Ends Nov 11. 2pm & 7.30pm The family at the centre of Nina Raine’s Tribes, given a (...)

Clare Dunne (Sylvia), Alex Kowak (Billy) and Fiona Bell (Beth) in Tribes at the Gate Theatre

Gate Theatre **** “If you’re going to argue, slow down,” advises Beth, the mother of an eruptive family that is forever arguing and rarely slowing d(...)

Nina Raine (seated front left) with director Oonagh Murphy (seated front right) and the cast of Tribes. Photograph: Mark Stedman

“When a writer is born into a family, the family is finished.” So wrote the Polish Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz, coining a phrase that has been take(...)

Willie White, artist director of the Dublin Theatre Festival blowing the 60th anniversary candles with Lynn Parker  (Rough Magic, Melt ), Ollie West (from  Hamnet), Grace Cathal (from Girl Song) and Sean McGinley (from King of the Castle, Druid). Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Launching the 60th anniversary programme of the Dublin Theatre Festival, its director Willie White surveyed the 31 productions and pointed out “there (...)

Brexit has shown that what applies to London does not reflect the UK as a whole. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

It is often forgotten that not all the Irish in the UK came just to find work, but for a range of personal reasons. Some came to join a partner, other(...)

Stradbally fields forever: an aerial view of the Electric Picnic. Photograph: Sky Tec Ireland

ELECTRIC ARENA FRIDAY 22.45-00.00 Super Furry Animals 21.00-11.15 Todd Terje 19.30-20.30 Broken Social Scene SATURDAY 00.15-01.15 Years & Y(...)

The Poor Little Boy With No Arms Mill Theatre, Dublin *** The chatty people of Skibberceannaigh could certainly tell you some stories. In fact, t(...)

Almost 600 members of the Irish theatre community gathered at the Abbey Theatre on Thursday afternoon to lobby for equality for women working in the a(...)

Mark Fitzgerald: redhead in New York

Foxy Project Arts Centre, Dublin *** Is there ever such a thing as the lighter side of prejudice? Or does any marginalisation, from playgro(...)

Director of  Irish Community Care Merseyside Breege McDaid with Irish Ambassador Dan Mulhall in Liverpool. Photograph: ICCM

A reminder of the pivotal importance of groups working with Irish immigrants in Britain was provided at “Ceiliúradh airgid agus óir”, a celebration(...)

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