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    Review: "After Miss Julie" by Patrick Marber

    Sophie Gorman reviews “After Miss Julie”, an adaptation by Patrick Marber of August Strindberg’s original “Miss Julie”; it opened last night at the Project Arts Centre

    Further details:  http://projectartscentre.ie 

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    “A Great Arrangement" by Patrick Talbot

    Writer/director Patrick Talbot explains how the letters between Michael Collins and Kitty Kiernan and the speeches of Michael Collins inspired his new play “A Great Arrangement"

    Official website:  https://mobile.twitter.com/patricktalbot

    Cork Opera House tickets:  www.corkoperahouse.ie/event/a-great-arrangement/2016-03-15/

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    "Sisters Of The Rising" by Christiane O'Mahony

    Christiane O’Mahony chats about her play “Sisters Of The Rising” which tells the story of two teenage girls in the years leading up to the 1916 Rising; it opens next week at the Everyman Theatre Cork

    Full details:  www.everymancork.com/2016/03/sisters-of-the-rising/ 

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    "The Plough and the Stars" at the Abbey Theatre

    English theatre director Sean Holmes talks about directing a new version of “The Plough and the Stars” at the Abbey Theatre, 90 years after it was first staged and caused riots because of its depiction of the Easter Rising

    Full details:  www.abbeytheatre.ie  

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    "Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye" by Jim Nolan

    Waterford playwright Jim Nolan explains his latest play “Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye”, set in the offices of a fictional provincial newspaper in the Irish midlands in the run-up to the centenary celebrations for Easter 2016; it was a centenary commission by the Arts Office of Waterford City & County Council 

    Further details:  www.garterlane.ie    

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    "The Dead School" by Decadent Theatre Company

    Pat McCabe and director Andrew Flynn chat about the Decadent Theatre Company production of Pat's novel “The Dead School” which is going on tour nationwide

    Further details:  http://decadenttheatrecompany.ie/

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    “Uhta! The Last Part of the Night”, a play by Justin MacGregor

    Justin MacGregor talks about his play “Uhta! The Last Part of the Night” about the life and legacy of Ken Saro-Wiwa, the environmental activist from Ogoniland in dispute with oil companies and who was executed by the Nigerian military dictatorship in 1995

    Further details:  https://smockalley.com

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