Samuel Beckett

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May Guinness, Woman In Red (detail) achieved €34,000 (€6,000-€8,000) to a collector in California through Whyte’s

Auction results September 15th, Oliver Usher, Beamond House, Bellewstown, Co Meath. French grand piano, €1,600; club fender, €1,800; pair Regency kni(...)

How to Win Against History, at the Civic Theatre, Tallaght, is  a celebrated musical about the immensely flamboyant, almost-erased Henry Paget, the 5th Marquess of Anglesey

DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL Various venues, September 26th-October 13th dublintheatrefestival.com You could say the art of the theatre is to always look (...)

Nasir ElSafi: ‘I was tortured mentally and physically. Some of the people I was arrested with were killed.’ Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Nasir ElSafi was arrested and imprisoned three times before he fled Sudan. Each time, the journalist and artist was tortured for his criticism of huma(...)

How It Is (Part 2): Conor Lovett in a continuing exploration of Samuel Beckett’s prose. Photograph: Claire Keogh

HOW IT IS (PART 2) Everyman Theatre, Cork ★★★★☆ There’s a quod-erat-demonstrandum finale to Gare St Lazare Ireland’s continuing exploration of Samuel(...)

Paul Henry’s West of Ireland landscape purchased by German diplomat W Muller in 1940 will be auctioned by Adam’s on September 25th €60,000-80,000

When German-Irish diplomatic relations began in 1929, neither side knew they were midway between the end of one world war and the beginning of another(...)

Volograms’ technology allowed the viewer to walk up close and around the actors in 360 degrees. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

Fans of Samuel Beckett are likely not enamoured with the fact that Timothy Ferriss’s The 4-Hour Workweek and other tech entrepreneur-oriented bestsell(...)

Writers and co-directors Bush Moukarzel and Ben Kidd

Samuel Beckett’s chair swivels with restless energy as he types, the keys clacking out a new communiqué for the French Resistance. It is 1942, in the(...)

President Michael D Higgins and  Roger Doyle at a ceremony honouring the composer as a Saoi in Aosdána, in recognition of  outstanding achievement in the arts. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Composer Roger Doyle, a member of Aosdána since 1986, has been been awarded the organisation’s highest honour. He was elected a Saoi earlier this year(...)

When unicorns go public. WeWork has revealed heavy losses as part of filings for its parent company’s multibillion dollar public offering in the United States. Photograph: Katelyn Perry/WeWork/PA Wire

WeWork IPO won’t work for investors There tends to be hype galore when unicorns go public, so shared office space manager WeWork might be disappointe(...)

The LÉ Samuel Beckett passes Cobh on the way back to  Haulbowline after operations  in  the Mediterranean. Photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The Naval Service has denied its personnel were endangered by the poor state of equipment on board the LÉ Samuel Beckett during its operations in the (...)

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