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Louise Bruton performing ‘Why Won’t You Have Sex With Me?’

Disability has no rigid set of rules so it’s important that we ingest the stories of disabled people in as many different ways as we can. The written (...)

Oona Doherty’s Hard to Be Soft – A Belfast Prayer at Dublin Dance Festival. PR photograph: Luca Truffarelli

In 2014 I was asked to take part in a theatre conference at NUI Galway called “Pushing Form”. My paper was on my own experimental work, exploring form(...)

Brigid of Kildare: a fearless negotiator who secured women’s property rights, and freed trafficked women

History is filled with stories of great deeds, the exploits of rebels, patriots and politicians, writers and artists, scientists and innovators. They (...)

Abbey Theatre directors: Graham McLaren and Neil Murray. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The door of the Abbey directors’ office opens to reveal an almost touchingly Dickensian sight. Graham McLaren, still recuperating from flu, is holding(...)

‘I’m done with humble,’ says Caoilfhionn Dunne’s mercurial Katie, shrugging off the shackles of 1930s Ireland. ‘Didn’t I always know I have greatness in me.’

Katie Roche    Abbey Theatre, Dublin         *** Katie Roche is a young woman with notions(...)

Caoilfhionn Dunne as Katie Roche, a Waterford woman of some importance

Katie Roche Abbey Theatre, Dublin Until September 23rd 7.30pm (Sat mat 2pm) €13-€45 abbeytheatre.ie In 1930s Waterford, Katie Roche is considered to (...)

Caoilfhionn Dunne performs Katie as an otherworldly figure

Shortly before rehearsals for the Abbey’s new production of Katie Roche began, its director, Caroline Byrne, gave a good-natured disclaimer. “It’s goi(...)

Raven Eyed by Loosysmokes will take over a warehouse in this year’s Dublin Fringe Festival

Dublin Fringe Festival has announced its programme for 2017. This will be its last programme under current artistic director Kris Nelson. With 81 pr(...)

For a small nation, we've plenty to boast about

CONNACHT Galway Galway has always been a hub for visitors, notably including Christopher Columbus, who pitched up in 1477 and is thought to have atte(...)

“Modern” is a funny word in Ireland. In other countries, modern implies a straight line of development, from rural to urban, from agricultural to ind(...)

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