Peter Gaynor

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Pasolini’s Salò Redubbed: it aims for the jugular but comes across as self-indulgent. Photograph: Luca Truffarelli

PASOLINI’S SALÒ REDUBBED Peacock Stage, Abbey Theatre ★★☆☆☆ Good theatre entertains. Great theatre challenges. The line between greatness and failure(...)

A satellite image obtained from NOAA/RAMMB, shows Tropical Storm Dorian as it approaces the Bahamas and Florida. Photograph: Getty Images

South Carolina’s governor has ordered a mandatory evacuation of the state’s entire coast as Hurricane Dorian threatens. Henry McMaster’s order goes (...)

“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(...)

Clodagh McKenna in her London home. Photographs: Dora Kazmierak

“He is the kindest man I’ve ever met. He is so lovely. He’s such a good person.” It is probably fair to say that Clodagh McKenna, the London-based Iri(...)

Residence on St Stephen’s Green in Dublin is due to  reopen in the spring with an “all-inclusive” bar and restaurant on the site. Photograph: Kenneth O’Halloran

The Dublin venues Residence and Restaurant 41 on St Stephen’s Green will be closed for the next couple of months as its new owners fully refurbish the(...)

Annie Ryan in Nora. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

Nora Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs ★★★ Updating a classic is always a chancy endeavour, so kudos is due to novelist and playwright Belinda McKeon(...)

The cast of Belinda McKeon's new play 'Nora'.

The Sin Eaters Pigeon House Lab, Poolbeg. Sept 27-Oct 15 The Sin Eaters. Photograph: © Graham Cooper Such has been the power of(...)

Patrick Mason (c), with the writers of Signatories: Thomas Kilroy, Frank McGuinness, Rachel Fehily, Marina Carr, Joe O’Connor and Hugo Hamilton. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin ***** This production’s public birth was on the exact weekend of the Rising centenary, in the same chilling gaol where many (...)

Consumer spending on Fairtrade products rose  to €250 million last year

Consumer spending on Fairtrade products rose 10 per cent in 2015 to €250 million new figures show, as Bewleys announced plans to spend €5.3 million to(...)

Fairtrade: labourers pick tea in the Sorwathe plantations in Rwanda. Photograph: Phil Moore/AFP/Getty

In the small towns and villages around the Sorwathe tea plantation, 90 minutes from the Rwandan capital of Kigali, the positive impact of Fairtrade is(...)

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