Ronan Phelan

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Rough Magic and Kilkenny Arts Festival Much Ado About Nothing Maeve Fitzgerald, Margaret McAuliffe, Clare Barrett, Ventia Bowe_Pic John D Kelly

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING The Quad at St Kiernan’s College, Kilkenny ★★★★☆ A lot goes on in Much Ado about Nothing. In the mingled memories of Shakespe(...)

The Big Chapel X runs from August 11th to 17th in Callan, Co Kilkenny.Photograph: Evelyn McNamara

Much Ado About Nothing The Quad at St Kiernan’s College, ends Aug 17th, 8pm (Sat and Sun mat 3.30pm) kilkennyarts.ie Love is a kind of con job in Wi(...)

Anne Enright and Lucy Vigne-Welsh in Top Girls by Caryl Churchill in 1985. Photograph: Alan Byrne

It’s fascinating how the same set of words can have so many different meanings. I’m sitting in on rehearsals for Rough Magic’s forthcoming production (...)

All Mod Cons: Mariah Louca and Chris McCurry in Erica Murray’s play

ALL MOD CONS Lyric Theatre, Belfast ★★★☆☆ The award-winning Co Limerick-born writer Erica Murray has had an auspicious start to her career. She recen(...)

Rough Magic’s ‘A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man’

Rathmines Road Abbey Theatre, Peacock Stage, Dublin. Ends Saturday October 27th 8pm (Sat mat 2.30pm) €25/€20 abbeytheatre.ie Deirdre Kinahan’s new p(...)

There are countless versions of Cinderella, stretching back to the earliest reaches of civilisation.

Mr Burns, A post-electric play Project Arts Centre, Dublin. Ends Dec 9 7.30pm €18/€14 projectartscentre.ie Not only has it become considerably easier (...)

There are enough bright ideas and creative talent in Mr Burns to keep the lights flaring

Project Arts Centre, Dublin *** If humanity – boldly represented here by the US – had to start all over again, under both the fall out and black ou(...)

Tomorrow (and until August 20th): ‘Annie’ at  Cork Opera House. Photograph:  Clare Keogh

★★★★★ It’s impossible to detect where any expense has been spared in this Cork Opera House production of Annie. Director Ronan Phelan establishes a (...)

Donal Gallery, Siobhán Cullen and Ali White in The Effect at the Project Arts Centre, Dublin

The Effect ★★★ Project Arts Centre Dublin For those prone to over-analyse, there are sly pleasures hiding within the chemical under trial in Lucy Pre(...)

Larry Goodman bought the former Bank of Ireland HQ in 2013 for more than €40m. Five years earlier it had been sold for €180m.

Ireland’s largest meat processor, Larry Goodman, looks set to hit the jackpot with his newly remodelled former Bank of Ireland headquarters at Lower B(...)

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