Four years after the establishment of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission, the focus of its investigation has clearly moved away from Tuam and onto other headline-generating institutions like Bessborough and Sean Ross Abbey, writes
Wed, 17 Apr, 2019
This collaboration between the Abbey and the Complex, an arts venue in Dublin’s Smithfield, began when Vanessa Fielding, of the Complex, initiated the Browbeating Project, in which 100 women from drug-blighted inner-city communities came to share their experiences.
Sat, 13 Apr, 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
Gabriel Byrne is a man of many parts. The former archaelogist, novice priest, schoolteacher, cook, messenger boy and plumber — who even tried his hand at bullfighting — has long since morphed into a multi-award winning actor, film director, film producer, writer, cultural ambassador and audiobook narrator.
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