Trad: Clare Barrett, Emmet Kirwan and Seamus O’Rourke in Aaron Monaghan’s production at the Abbey

TRAD Peacock stage, Abbey Theatre ★★★☆☆ Mark Doherty’s debut play, a sideways look at generational inheritance first staged in 2004, seems to follow (...)

Trad The Mick Lally Theatre, Galway Apr 25th-27th, 8pm; The Peacock Stage, Abbey Theatre, Dublin Apr 30th-May 11th, 8pm; Everyman Theatre, Cork, May (...)

Séamus O’Rourke starring in the Quare Land. Photo: Leitrim Observer

We are bottom of division four. The only thing we are good at is smuggling and sayin’ nothing. Well one of them is going to stop. Help a Leitri(...)

James Brennan, Ray Belverstone and Mathew McGauran take part in the ‘Bright Sparks’ drama initiative. Photograph: Tony Fahy

It’s a wet and miserable winter evening but upstairs in a beautifully restored 18th century schoolhouse – in the village of Carrigallen, Co Leitrim – (...)

The Kings of the Kilburn High Road Pavilion Theatre, Dublin *** It is hard to think of a more persuasive image of hell than this: a back room in (...)