Monday 25th July

Comedy from Foil, Arms & Hog

Comedy sketch “Renting In The City” from Foil Arms & Hog who play the Vodafone Comedy Festival in the Iveagh Gardens next weekend Official website:  Comedy Festival details:   ...

Tuesday 19th July

The Bright Club, where science meets comedy

Comedian Edwin Sammon and Dr Jessamyn Fairfield, organiser of the variety show The Bright Club: Mind and Body where scientific researchers re-imagine their work through comedy Further details: 

“ProdiJIG: The Revolution” at the Cork Opera House

Leeanne O’Donnell spoke to choreographer/producer Alan Kenefick, sound designer Peter Power and Ted Kelly of the band Moxie at rehearsals for “ProdiJIG: The Revolution”, a dance show directed by Wayne ...

Monday 18th July

"Unified: The Musical"

Guy Le Jeune, Artist in Residence at An Grianán Theatre and writer of “Unified: The Musical”, celebrating the legacy of the textile factory Unifi which for over 30 years was Letterkenny’s biggest ...

Thursday 14th July

Reviews: "Waiting for Godot" by Druid and "Song From Far Away" by Simon Stephens

Sophie Gorman with reviews from the Galway International Arts Festival – “Waiting For Godot” by Druid Theatre and “Song From Far Away” written by Simon Stephens and directed by Ivo ...

Wednesday 13th July

"Billy Elliot: The Musical" comes to Ireland

Jon Finn, producer of “Billy Elliot: The Musical” which opens at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre later this month Further details: 

Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2016

Abie Philbin Bowman spoke to Kris Nelson, director of the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival about what we can expect to see in this year’s Festival  Full details: 

"Death At Intervals" adapted for the stage by Kellie Hughes

Theatre director Kellie Hughes talks about adapting the José Saramago novel “Death At Intervals” for the stage with Olwen Fouéré and Raymond Scannell and running at the Galway International Arts ...

Tuesday 12th July

Reviews: "Arlington: A Love Story" and "Rooms" by Enda Walsh

Sophie Gorman with reviews from the Galway International Arts Festival - “Arlington: A Love Story” and “Rooms” by Enda Walsh Full details: 

Thursday 7th July

Programme for Autumn/Winter 2016 at the Abbey Theatre

Lian Bell (set designer and originator of the Waking The Feminists campaign) reacts to the announcement of the Autumn/Winter 2016 programme at the Abbey Theatre



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