Sun, 03 May, 2020
The theatre of Dead Centre has always been haunted: by the ghosts of Chekhov, Proust, Shakespeare, even, in Hamnet, Shakespeare’s son. So perhaps it’s a logical step that they have now given us a play performed by ghosts, or at least invisible actors.
Tue, 24 Sep, 2019
WITH roles in prolific TV dramas like Taken Down and Charlie, Cork actor Gavin O’Connor is having a successful career. However he also has a passion for writing, and his first novel, Mojo, was a labour of love. “I sat down one day on the good advice of a friend of mine and it just poured out of me. I finished it pretty quickly. It’s about a boy band who reunite 10 years and 10lbs too late only to be double-crossed by their ex-manager and record company. There was so much comedy to mine from that set-up too,” he says.
Wed, 31 Jul, 2019
Citizens across our vexed continent will be heartened by the impending marriage in Paris of two people known until now only to the immensely wealthy and the strewn remnants of Europe’s royal dynasties: Jean-Christophe Napoleon Bonaparte and Countess Olympia von und zu Arco-Zinnerberg.
Sat, 11 May, 2019
The mother of a Clare man who was stabbed in the back during a row previously lost her daughter in a car crash and finds that life is now “a constant struggle with only memories to sustain” her, the Central Criminal Court has heard.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2019
Nemo Rangers manager Larry Kavanagh takes a straightforward view of tomorrow’s All-Ireland club semi-final; reproduce what took them past Dr Crokes in the Munster final and Nemo should be present at GAA HQ on St Patrick’s Day.
Fri, 23 Feb, 2018
Sat, 27 Jan, 2018
One of Donegal’s most stylish and influential players during their golden spell, Karl Lacey’s time on the field has been decimated by injuries in recent years. But he’s still got the desire to recapture that winning feeling, writes.
Sat, 20 May, 2017