Peter Daly

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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(...)

The Unmanageable Sisters

Grief is the Thing with Feathers Black Box Theatre, Galway Previews March 16th-19th Opens March 20th-24th 8pm €22.50-€30 O’Reilly Theatre, Dublin Marc(...)

 Rory Nolan at rehearsals for “Waiting for Godot”: “For that energy the comic character has to have, there has to be a dark side to it.” Photograph: Alan Betson

By Rory Nolan’s standards – which have become almost legendary in certain circles – this does not count as a classic prank. But when the PR person ph(...)

Peter Daly: August 22nd, 1933 –  January 30th,  2017

Peter Daly, a former New York City detective from Ballyshannon, Co Donegal, who was jailed for five years in 1975 for his part in police corruption, h(...)

Ruth McGill, who is to host The Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards,  in  the Performance Corporation’s  The Dead

Ruth McGill and Peter Daly are to host this year’s The Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards. Ruth McGill is currently touring with the Performance Corpor(...)

*** Late in Conor McPherson’s monologue 1995 play, something quite surprising happens: two people talk to each other. “I never heard that,” one comme(...)

Cork IT 5-17 Mary Immaculate College 2-6Cork IT spoiled Mary Immaculate College’s McGrath Cup debut with a resounding win on their own grounds yesterd(...)

Janet Moran and Steve Blount in ‘Swing’

The word “dramaturg” is not universally popular among the playwrights of Ireland. I was in a reading with one of my favourite writers, who gave out sp(...)

Taking the lead

Swing Bewley’s Cafe Theatre ★★★★ “Change partners!” The frequent command of this nimble two-step from the Show in a Bag series - an initiat(...)

Detective Peter Daly (centre) and his team with a large haul of narcotics in New York in 1970

It would be unfair to blame the Boy Scout movement for the journey which brought a Donegal man from the epicentre of one the most celebrated narcotics(...)

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