Willie White

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The Examination: at the Project Arts Centre in Dublin as part of the Dublin Fringe Festival

THE EXAMINATION Project Arts Centre, Dublin. Preview Sep 6 6.15pm Opens Sep 7-11 &14 9pm (Thurs additional performance 6.15pm) fringefest.com The(...)

District 8 nightclub at the Tivoli theatre in Dublin. The theatre has closed after 85 years and is being redeveloped as an aparthotel

How do you point out what isn’t there any more? When Willie White, the director of the Dublin Theatre Festival, counts off the theatre spaces that no(...)

The “Behind the Scenes” acrobat show, which ran  in Eyre Square, Galway, during the city’s international arts festival this summer. Photograph: Andrew Downes/ Xposure

"The theatres, the people running club nights, the people running markets, anything that’s independent, under the radar, not necessarily commercial, i(...)

Dublin Theatre Festival: Willie White, surrounded by actors, at the launch of the 2018 event. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin Theatre Festival wants its audiences to get involved behind the scenes by choosing a play for this year’s event. The festival is looking for p(...)

The Examination: Willie White in Brokentalkers’  politically sly and artfully provocative piece

THE EXAMINATION Project Arts Centre, Dublin ★★★★☆ The latest work from the seriously irreverent contemporary theatre company Brokentalkers begins wit(...)

Willie White, director of the Dublin Theatre Festival. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Willie White is moving beyond it. It isn’t that the artistic director of the Dublin Theatre Festival (DTF) is reluctant to discuss this year’s setbac(...)

In 2017, the festival presented 32 productions, including 21 Irish and 11 international projects. Of the Irish productions 12 were world premieres, a fact that underlines “the festival’s strategic role in supporting Irish theatre artists to create, present and promote new work”, the directors said in their report.

The Dublin Theatre Festival moved back into the black last year as ticket sales recovered and its Arts Council funding increased by 5 per cent, its la(...)

Agricultural science faced a series of detailed questions ranging from soil conditions to sheep rearing. Photo: iStock

Agricultural science students faced a series of detailed questions ranging from soil conditions to sheep rearing in today’s Leaving Cert higher level (...)

President Michael D Higgins and Tom Murphy: “I had the pleasure of presenting Tom with the Aosdána torc in his home in 2017, a great acknowledgment by his contemporaries of his outstanding abilities as a writer”

Many people, from those who worked with Tom Murphy or knew him well to those who had more fleeting contact, have paid tribute to his luminescent work (...)

Willie White,  of Dublin Theatre Festival: The dereliction on O’Connell Street is remarkable. Photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill

I walk down O’Connell Street almost every day. It breaks my heart and frustrates me. What is the centre of the Irish world on St Patrick’s Day, is suc(...)

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