5 things for the week ahead
Five things for the week ahead with Des O'Driscoll.
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
As historical advisor on the film Jimmy’s Hall,is happy the incredible story of Jimmy Gralton is reaching a new audience with a stage version at the Abbey
Thu, 03 Aug, 2017
Sat, 06 May, 2017
Sat, 14 Jan, 2017
Mon, 12 Sep, 2016
Julie Kelleher, from Carrigaline, Co Cork, is the artistic director at the Everyman Theatre, as well as being a theatre director. She is producing an upcoming production of Juno and the Paycock at the Everyman Theatre, running from February 10–20.
Thu, 14 Jan, 2016
Tue, 24 Nov, 2015
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with arson after a fire gutted the Lambert Puppet Theatre — home of iconic children’s TV series Bosco and Wanderly Wagon.
Wed, 16 Sep, 2015
An academic conference focusing on the sinking of the Lusitania and the general sea war from 1914 to 1918 is to be hosted by University College Cork next week.
Mon, 27 Apr, 2015
rounds up the best theatre offerings at home and abroad for the months ahead
Tue, 06 Jan, 2015
Van's Limerick gig may well be his only live performance in the country this year.
Mon, 11 Aug, 2014
Could this really be Ugly Betty? America Ferrera was radiant at the Hollywood premiere of her new film Cesar Chavez.
Sun, 30 Mar, 2014
NOMINATED for ‘best new play’ at the Irish Times Theatre Awards 2014, Mikel Murfi’s one-man show, The Man in the Woman’s Shoes, is a comedy that celebrates oddballs, eccentrics and the plain daft.
Tue, 18 Mar, 2014
IT’S been a rare Irish summer of glorious sunshine and so the Gate Theatre’s new production of A Streetcar Named Desire couldn’t arrive at a more apt time.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2013
Lelia Doolan tells Pádraic Killeen how her remarkable documentary on Bernadette Devlin McAliskey has lessons for today’s protest movements.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2012
O’Riada’s iconic radio series is now being rebroadcast to mark 40 years since his death,says
Thu, 01 Dec, 2011
Dublin’s Grand Canal Theatre is to be rebranded next year in a deal worth €4.5m.
Mon, 24 Oct, 2011
A FORMER star of hit TV series ER — who is currently treading the boards in Dublin — was on hand last night to help launch the line-up for the city’s 9th Jameson International Film Festival.
Wed, 26 Jan, 2011
Aussie beauty Cate Blanchett is to be honoured with the 2,376th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Tue, 02 Dec, 2008
Heath Ledger will be honoured with a posthumous Oscar nomination for his role as the Joker in the movie 'The Dark Knight', his co-star Michael Caine insists.
Mon, 14 Jul, 2008
A Dublin student is to represent Ireland at an international art exhibition at the Tate Modern in London next month.
Tue, 13 Feb, 2007
IRISH Ropes are lining up two more stern tests for John Duddy after the Derryman came through the successful defence of his WBC Continental Americas title in New York at the weekend.
Mon, 12 Jun, 2006
U2 stole the show at tonight’s Meteor Ireland Music Awards as the rock band swaggered away with three awards at their home town event.
Thu, 02 Feb, 2006
US folk legend Bob Dylan has announced plans to play one night at Dublin's Point Theatre later this year.
Fri, 22 Jul, 2005
British band Oasis are to play Dublin's Point Theatre this December following their sold-out show at Marlay Park on Saturday night.
Mon, 18 Jul, 2005
Steve Davis left it late before booking his place in the second round of the Embassy World Championship last night.
Mon, 18 Apr, 2005
Ronnie O’Sullivan produced a stunning display to annihilate a shell-shocked Stephen Hendry and move to within four frames of reaching his second Embassy World Championship final.
Fri, 30 Apr, 2004
FROM the Polish undertaker caught smuggling cigarettes in a hearse to a pair of one-legged Brazilian prisoners skipping jail, the weird and wacky reigned supreme around the world in 2003.
Fri, 02 Jan, 2004
Kylie Minogue is to appear in the West End by royal appointment after the Prince of Wales asked her to be in one of his favourite shows.
Wed, 20 Nov, 2002
Guinness is set to deliver the biggest ever jazz event in Ireland this October Bank Holiday Weekend (Oct 25 - 28), with a stunning music line-up, specially programmed to celebrate Cork’s 25th year of the festival.
Wed, 16 Oct, 2002
Stephen Lee brought the curtain down on the 24th season of Steve Davis’ professional career in Aberdeen this afternoon.
Wed, 10 Apr, 2002