THE man on the radio said Niall Tóibín could be regarded as Ireland’s Billy Connolly, which established that the man giving the tribute was probably less than half Tóibín’s 90 years and, as a result,recalled the performer mainly from appearances on The Late Late Show, where he did the equivalent of stand-up before stand-up was cool.
Sun, 17 Nov, 2019
The Arts Council has revealed it has withheld hundreds of thousands of euro in funding for the Abbey Theatre, amid concerns the venue’s direction has resulted in fewer opportunities for Irish artists.
Wed, 09 Jan, 2019
Given wizardry is her forte, it comes as no surprise that JK Rowling’s particular brand of magic has extended to sales of a script inspired by one of her stories — Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two has become the fastest-selling script of all time.
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Mon, 12 Oct, 2015
A 50-year-old man told a court he was “bribed” by the offer of home- cooked bacon and cabbage to cut the back lawn of his mother’s property — but insisted he ate the meal with mustard on the porch and believed he did not breach an order not to enter her home.
Wed, 08 Jul, 2015