Sinead Mckenna

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Once upon a Bridge: Aaron Monaghan and Siobhán Cullen in the Druid production of Sonya Kelly’s play. Photograph: Emilija Jefremova

ONCE UPON A BRIDGE Streaming from Mick Lally Theatre, Galway ★★★★☆ Early in Druid’s absorbing streamed play Once Upon a Bridge, an ambitious upstart (...)

Beginning, at the Gate Theatre in Dublin: Marty Rea and Eileen Walsh. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

BEGINNING Gate Theatre, Dublin ★★★★★ Among the more poignant micronarratives to emerge in our age are the personal ads known as Missed Connection. Ta(...)

“Deep concern and dissatisfaction”: the Abbey Theatre’s directors, Graham McLaren and Neil Murray. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

More than 300 actors, directors, designers, agents and playwrights have complained to the Minister for Culture about the Abbey Theatre’s recently adop(...)

The Nightingale and the Rose: Kim Sheehan as Nightingale with the rest of the opera’s cast. Photograph: Jed Niezgoda

THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE ROSE The Everyman, Cork ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ The technical virtuosity enlivening this world premiere of John O’Brien’s operatic version (...)

The Tales of Hoffmann: Andrew Synott’s musical direction maintains the energy and shifting moods throughout Irish National Opera’s production

THE TALES OF HOFFMANN O’Reilly Theatre, Dublin ★ ★ ★ ★ The three tales in Jacques Offenbach’s The Tales of Hoffmann are set up in act I, the prologue(...)

Lauren Coe is excellent as  Emma in  ‘Asking for It’. Photograph: Hugh O’Conor

Asking for It ★★★★ Everyman Theatre, Cork   Emma O’Donovan, a fifth-year schoolgirl with brittle self-esteem, has become accustom(...)

Nicholas Pound as the Proprietor in Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s Assassins. Photograph: Agata Stoinska

ASSASSINS  ★★★★ Gate Theatre, Dublin  In the United States of America, anyone can grow up to be president. Everyone else, though, can (...)

Power City recorded pretax profits of €5.3 million last year as against €5.9 million a year earlier

The directors of the family-owned consumer and electrical goods retailer Power City shared a €3 million dividend once again last year, newly filed acc(...)

Cathy Belton and Aisling O’Sullivan. Photograph: Patrick Redmond

People are puzzling in Mark O’Rowe’s new play for Landmark Productions, a conversation piece that begins, appropriately, with a subtle linguistic tric(...)

The Gate Theatre. “We wish to express the grave concerns we have around the current inquiry.” Photograph: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

This is a statement of support and intent. We are a group of female theatre professionals who work across the industry as actors, writers, producers, (...)

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