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Anna Shiels-McNamee takes an unusually wry view of the process of going blind.

Oneday Belltable Theatre Limerick, Sep 12; St John’s Theatre, Listowel, Sep 19th; (touring until Sep 28th) dickwalshtheatre.com What happened on Mar(...)

My Dad’s Blind: Anna Sheils-McNamee’s play was named best production at Dublin Fringe Festival

The marathon Dublin Fringe Festival – 80 productions and 554 performances over 16 days – ended on Sunday night with the announcement of this year’s fr(...)

Oneday: Dick Walsh and James Moran challenge journalism, theatre and expertise. Photograph: Aine McBride

ONEDAY Project Arts Centre ★ ★ ★ ★ What happened on March 13th, 2012? In an absorbing experiment, both arch and obsessional, the theatremaker Dick Wa(...)

Learn some of the hidden language of flowers before you send them to your Valentine

Pssst… Planning on sending some sweetly scented blooms to your loved one this coming Valentine’s Day? To avoid committing some sort of embarrassing fa(...)

 Meath’s Seán Tobin scores a goal past Longford goalkeeper Paddy Collum at Pairc Táilteann. Photograph: Morgan Treacy / Inpho

Meath 1-17 Longford 1-9Last year’s beaten finalists Meath are on the cusp of a semi-final spot in the O’Byrne after seeing off the feeble challenge of(...)

Sagely bearded Rick Seery as Grandpa

Project Arts Centre, Dublin *** If you took all of Dick Walsh’s observations and anecdotes and laid them end to end, it is unlikely that t(...)

 Ciaran Byrne of Louth removes a stray dog from the pitch in Newbridge. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Kildare 1-19 Louth 0-15Kildare survived a stern examination from Louth to maintain their 100 per cent qualifier record under Kieran McGeeney.A remarka(...)

A dejected John Doyle of Kildare late in the Leinster semi-final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

This outstripped my worst forebodings for Kildare by so much that you have to ask the question: are Dublin a super-team or have Kildare fallen serious(...)

 Bernard Brogan scores Dublin’s second goal at Croke Park yesterday. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Yesterday’s GAA Leinster football semi-final at Croke Park deviated from the narratives of the past few years but not in the way Kildare might have ho(...)

Long way to go and all that but nobody's nick can lay claim to a better look just now than Dublin's. Four games in and nobody has scored more o(...)