The Snapper ★★★ The Gate Theatre, Dublin     How well do you remember The Snapper? The second novel in Roddy Doyle’s Barry(...)

Fiona Bell and Owen Roe in The Father at the Gate Theatre

The Father  ★★★★ The Gate Theatre, Dublin As Florian Zeller’s play begins, in a crisp translation from Christopher Hampton, we find an aging f(...)

Anita Reeves as Mrs O’Kelly and Jamine Russell as Moya in The Shaughraun in 2004. Photograph:  Kip Carroll

The Irish stage and screen actress Anita Reeves has died today in Dublin, peacefully, surrounded by her family, following months living with cancer. S(...)

Tara Egan Langley and Caoimhe O’Malley in The Constant Wife

Gate Theatre, Dublin ★★ Constance Middleton, the lead character in William Somerset Maugham’s wearisome comedy of 1926, is meant to be a woman ah(...)

A Month in the Country Gate Theatre, Dublin *** Love is a game with uncertain rules and ruinous consequences in Brian Friel’s delicately amusing and(...)

Simon O’Gorman and Derbhle Crotty in Sive at the Abbey Theatre. Photograph:  Ros Kavanagh
Review: Sive

Sive Abbey Theatre, Dublin *** (...)