Una Kavanagh

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Bodies of Water: the life of artist Ira Dean is explored through the flotsam and jetsam of a career. Photograph: Alex Gill

BODIES OF WATER The Chocolate Factory, Dublin ★★★☆☆ The artist is not present in this thorough retrospective of the work of Ira Dean, who disappeared(...)

The Misfits: Emmet Byrne, Aoibhínn McGinnity, Aidan Kelly and Patrick Ryan. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

THE MISFITS Smock Alley ★ ★ ★ ★ Strip away the huge Nevada skies from John Huston’s film of Arthur Miller’s The Misfits and it becomes an intimate st(...)

Emmet Byrne, Úna Kavanagh, Aoibhínn McGinnity, Patrick Ryan and Aidan Kelly in the Corn Exchange production of ‘The Misfits’ at Smock Alley Theatre as part of Dublin Theatre Festival. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

We are a long way from Reno. On an Autumn afternoon in Ranelagh the sun is coming through the high windows at an angle to dazzle the eye. Annie Ryan, (...)

Stephanie Roche: “I think a lot of people have this image of a woman footballer who is butch and doesn’t look after herself and that’s just not right. Photograph: Beta Bajgart

When Stephanie Roche came close to becoming the first woman ever to win the Fifa Puskás Award for best goal of the year in 2014, people she didn’t kno(...)

The Sin Eaters leans towards ‘a sense of female oppression, kept artificially vague’. Photograph: Graham Cooper

The Sin Eaters Pigeon House Lab ★★★ “Do you think places hold memories?” asks a young woman, with grim determination, early in The Sin Eaters. It ha(...)

Alan Devine and Una Kavanagh in The Gift

Kudos to Damian O’Callaghan for getting this independently financed Irish feature into commercial cinemas. Made in and around Killarney, The Gift is a(...)

Family sugar audit: Eva Orsmond  with Louise and Ollie Ryan

Next time you see a child with a fizzy drink, you might need to resist the urge to whip it out of their hands while sarkily suggesting to the parent (...)