Padraic Killeen reviews Epiphany from the Town Hall Theatre, Galway.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2019
The last Sonya Kelly play to visit Cork was How To Keep An Alien, which dealt with her fight to keep her Australian girlfriend Kate in Ireland.
Mon, 22 Apr, 2019
Hanging by the telephone, waiting for offers of work, was not something that actor and writer, Clare Monnelly, could tolerate.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019
Marjorie Brennan goes behind the scenes of the stage adaptation of ‘Asking For It’.
Sat, 19 May, 2018
Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy led tributes last night following the death of a giant of Irish theatre, Dan Donovan, who helped foster Murphy’s love of theatre and acting.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2018
Like all the best Irish antiquarian sites, there’s very little brouhaha about it on the road, writes Colm O’Regan.
Mon, 15 Jan, 2018
MUSIC NEWS: Radiohead may have got some stick recently for playing in Israel, but Thom Yorke and co are back on more solid ground with the announcement of a 20th anniversary release of their classic OK Computer album.
Fri, 05 May, 2017
Garrett Lombard and Druid’s other young guns were eager to put their spin on Beckett’s classic, writes Alan O’Riordan
Mon, 17 Apr, 2017
Mon, 05 Sep, 2016
Sat, 23 Jul, 2016
Tue, 26 Jan, 2016
Sat, 16 Jan, 2016
Kerry actress Aisling O’Sullivan is relishing the thought of bringing Druid’s Shakespeare extravaganza to Limerick and Skibbereen, writes Padraic Killeen
Tue, 23 Jun, 2015
A REVIVAL of Tom Murphy’s magnificent play, The Gigli Concert, begins in the Gate Theatre tonight, and for Denis Conway, the show is a case of déjà vu.
Thu, 21 May, 2015
Wed, 20 May, 2015
Jo Kerrigan rounds up the best theatre offerings at home and abroad for the months ahead
Tue, 06 Jan, 2015
Test your knowledge of the year just gone with our entertainment quiz. The answers are at the bottom of the page. No peeking now!
Sat, 27 Dec, 2014
Town Hall Theatre, Galway
Wed, 17 Sep, 2014
Bailegangaire will be staged alongside Tom Murphy’s new prequel to his classic play, writes Pádraic Kileen
Tue, 09 Sep, 2014
3,000-year-old remains of a baby have been found during inaugural archaeological works at a Meath site reputed to be the birthplace of Halloween.
Thu, 05 Jun, 2014
IN the arts, January is a quiet month. Yet last week, I saw two major plays, Druid’s production of Dion Boucicault’s The Colleen Bawn and the revival of Martin McDonagh’s A Skull in Connemara.
Mon, 27 Jan, 2014
For Garry Hynes, artistic director with Druid Theatre Company, 2014 has begun where 2013 ended, with the joyous revival of Dion Boucicault’s 1860 play, The Colleen Bawn.
Mon, 20 Jan, 2014
FOLLOWING a successful tour in 2013, Decadent Theatre Company’s revival of Martin McDonagh play A Skull in Connemara is back for an 11-week whirl around the country.
Fri, 17 Jan, 2014
Druid’s acclaimed collaboration with Tom Murphy gave his work a new lease of life. Now it is reaching new audiences with a national tour, writes Pádraic Killeen
Fri, 05 Apr, 2013
The huge box office success of John B Keane’s Big Maggie was one of the factors behind theatre company Druid recording a turnaround in its fortunes last year.
Mon, 31 Dec, 2012
LETTER-writing is in danger of obsolescence and ‘hard copy’ communication is dwindling rapidly.
Sat, 29 Dec, 2012
Steve Wall talks to Siobhán Cronin about celebrating 25 years of The Stunning and his role as Uncle Danny in Moone Boy
Fri, 14 Dec, 2012
Imeall on TG4 kicks off its new season with a revealing interview with playwright Tom Murphy, says Richard Fitzpatrick
Wed, 19 Sep, 2012
Tom Murphy’s emigration trilogy is “an inner history of Ireland,” Garry Hynes tells Alan O’Riordan
Fri, 07 Sep, 2012
Tom Murphy’s The House exposes the returning emigrant’s frail sense of place, says Pádraic Killeen
Thu, 21 Jun, 2012
Garry Hynes of Druid Theatre in Galway on why she still marvels at John B’s huge ambition
Thu, 31 May, 2012
IN 2005, Galway theatre company, Druid, revived six works by the Irish playwright JM Synge.
Tue, 22 May, 2012
KENNY DALGLISH was in Ireland yesterday to launch an initiative designed to help forge fresh links between young footballers here and Liverpool FC.
Tue, 19 Jul, 2011
MICK LALLY was one of the best-loved actors of his generation and will be dearly missed, Taoiseach Brian Cowen has said.
Wed, 01 Sep, 2010
The theatre world was tonight mourning the loss of Mick Lally, one of its most renowned actors.
Tue, 31 Aug, 2010
HOLLYWOOD screen legend Maureen O’Hara will attend this weekend’s re-enactment of the first commercial transatlantic flight to Ireland.
Tue, 03 Jul, 2007
Theatre and dance acts are invading far-flung places all over the globe as part of a bid to promote Irish culture.
Wed, 27 Dec, 2006
ARTS Minister John O’Donoghue led tributes yesterday to Wexford Festival Opera chief executive Jerome Hynes, who died suddenly at the age of 48.
Tue, 20 Sep, 2005
A DRUID sword-bearer who was charged with possessing an offensive weapon after being stopped in a shop carrying his ceremonial weapon has had the case dropped by the English Crown Prosecution Service.
Wed, 04 Aug, 2004
Druid's Glen will stage the Seve Ballesteros Trophy in April of next year, in a major coup for the Wicklow course and Bord Failte.
Tue, 29 May, 2001
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