Oscar Wilde

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‘Trust me’: US president Donald Trump on the campaign trail.  Photograph: Steve Pope/Getty Images

We’re living in an age of distrust. Scandals in politics, policing, journalism and the church tempt us to think the worst of others. Cynicism is rife(...)

Former artistic dirctor of the Gate Theatre Michael Colgan claimed that the 2015 production of Romeo and Juliet (above) was so poorly attended that “we’ll be paying for it for two years”. Photograph:  Pat Redmond

There’s no accounting for taste, goes the old adage. But in the recent Bonnar Keenlyside report into the Gate Theatre, there is something like an audi(...)

A woman poses with  ‘Life Painting for a Diploma’ (1962), by British artist David Hockney, at the ‘Queer British Art 1861-1967’ exhibition at the Tate Britain in London, England. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

The actor Marie Conmee and her partner Mary Brady had a penchant for beating up barmen, and occasionally even policemen. The trouble usually began wh(...)

Erica Stoll and Rory McIlroy of Europe look on during afternoon fourball matches of the 2016 Ryder Cup. Photograph: Getty Images

Celebrity weddings in Ireland are par for the course now but news that Rory McIlroy is to marry Erica Stoll in Ashford Castle later this month is stil(...)

The people arrived off the 2pm Irish Ferries Oscar Wilde vessel from Cherbourg on Sunday afternoon.

Fourteen people have been found in the back of a refrigerated lorry at the Rosslare Europort. The people are from Afghanistan, Iran and there are al(...)

Selina Cartmell on the roof of the Gate Theatre: “I hope artists  will feel it is a theatrical home for them to create their strongest work, their most inspired work.” Photograph: Agata Stoinska

On a recent afternoon in Dublin, which the spring sunshine had made seem for a moment like a different city, Selina Cartmell ascended, via a rust-cove(...)

Soprano Ailish Tynan will perform the work of Schubert at the Kilkenny Arts Festival

The late masterpieces of Schubert, Handel in Ireland, and Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis with Stephen Rea are among the highlights of this year’s Kilkenny(...)

For a small nation, we've plenty to boast about

CONNACHT Galway Galway has always been a hub for visitors, notably including Christopher Columbus, who pitched up in 1477 and is thought to have atte(...)

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Ross Goodwin, creative technologist, artist, hacker and data scientist, with his installation ‘word.camera’ that translates photographs into poems. He is involved in the Humans Need Not Apply exhibition at the Science Gallery, which runs until  May 14th. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In response to the imminent threat of job automation we have looked to political leaders promising to stem the economic tide or to tech leaders who ar(...)

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