Tyrone Guthrie

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Inaccessibility aside, scholars have another concern: the physical state of older records of the Irish Land Commission

In his brilliant 2005 memoir Booking Passage, Irish-American poet Thomas Lynch included the sub-plot of an epic battle he had to fight on behalf of el(...)

 Sir Tyrone Guthrie: theatre director, impresario, philanthropist – and jam maker. Photograph: Courtesy of Thames Television

The great theatrical director and jam manufacturer, Sir Tyrone Guthrie, died 50 years ago in May. And reminding me of the anniversary, John Gilsenan a(...)

Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer in a promotional portrait for The Sound Of Music, 1965. Photograph:  Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images

Christopher Plummer, who has died in Connecticut at the age of 91, accumulated, over seven decades, all the honours an actor could wish for. As long (...)

The Butler Gallery has relocated to Evans’ Home on John’s Quay, Kilkenny. Photograph: Brian Cregan

venue which has been in city since second world war reopens on the eastern banks of river Nore with exhibition from photographer Amelia Stein A (...)

Tyrone Power: 'Each of my characters are, according to my ability, painted from nature.'

References to Tyrone Power might bring to mind the American matinee idol who died in his prime in the 1950s, but his ancestor, born William Grattan Po(...)

Bernard Loughlin: boldly expressive in every way – in opinion, in heart, in his love for his family

The news came to me from a colleague via text message over the weekend. Bernard Loughlin, first director of the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerri(...)

Bernard Loughlin was the first director of the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, Co Monaghan

The founding director of the Tyrone Guthrie Centre for creative artists has died suddenly following an accident on Friday at his home in the Catalan P(...)

Footlights: Tyrone Guthrie in the early 1960s. Photograph: Hulton-Deutsch/Corbis via Getty

In 2012 the Guardian’s veteran theatre critic Michael Billington named TyroneIn 2012 the Guardian’s veteran theatre critic Michael Billington named Ty(...)

 Playwright Dylan Coburn Gray with Pat Donlon

For those with a script idea in the attic, or on the hard drive, now is the time to dust it off and flesh it out quickly. Wednesday November 8th is th(...)

Joe Hone: February 25th, 1937-August 15th, 2016.  Photograph: Jack McManus

Joseph Hone, who has died in his 80th year, was an accomplished travel writer and novelist. His family tree included the painters Nathaniel Hone the E(...)

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