Julius Caesar

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Actor Edward Barbanell, director Scott Ellis, actor Jamie Brewer and playwright Lindsey Ferrentino, author of Amy and the Orphans. Photograph: Nina Westervelt/The New York Times

Near the end of 2015, playwright Lindsey Ferrentino and actress Jamie Brewer were watching clips of Donald Trump, then a candidate to be the next US p(...)

David Morrissey as Aulus Plautius, the leader of the invading Roman army, in Britannia

You hear David Morrissey before you see him: his low, slow, booming voice is clearly an actor’s projection, speaking of Rada training and a theatre ca(...)

Amont the topics on the higher level paper were one about a young boy who wins a pig at a festival. Photograph: iStock

The Junior Cert German papers held no real surprises and followed the format of previous years, according to Fiona Healy, ASTI subject representative (...)

Soprano Ailish Tynan will perform the work of Schubert at the Kilkenny Arts Festival

The late masterpieces of Schubert, Handel in Ireland, and Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis with Stephen Rea are among the highlights of this year’s Kilkenny(...)

US president Donald Trump  may  have pierced a malaise, as more millennials show interest in running for office. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

Listen up, haters. The brief reign of Donald the First has been completely head-spinningly nuts so far. But let’s stay calm and look for the silver li(...)

Italy head coach Conor O’Shea: “There are some players with huge potential there and we just have to make sure that we have that pathway.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Way back when, long before he ever broke into the Leinster team, much less the Irish one, Conor O’Shea went by the moniker Caesar. That seems rather a(...)

Maria Edgeworth

When Maria Edgeworth’s Castle Rackrent (mentioned in passing here yesterday) was first published in 1800, the editors saw fit to add a glossary explai(...)

Hedge layer Mark McDowell partially slices the base of a blackthorn branch. Photograph: Richard Johnston

They criss-cross the Irish countryside like arteries and can be found (surviving as fragments) in our cities and towns, where they offer motorists, cy(...)

Demonstrators hold banners during a demonstration of the “C’e chi dice no” (some say no) movement calling for a “no” vote to the Italian referendum on constitutional reform which took place earlier this month. The referendum was rejected which led to the resignation of Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

In a time of great political turmoil both within nations and internationally it is not surprising that the terminology of political commentary in the (...)

Margaret Atwood: her novel Hag-Seed is a modern prose version of The Tempest. “It was absolutely my first choice. It has a magician. It has fairies. Can it even be done?”   Photograph: Liam Sharp

It is 11am in Toronto. Margaret Atwood is in a cellar, talking to The Irish Times from her home office, where an assistant helps administer her schedu(...)

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