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Esso trophy makes welcomed return to its spiritual home

After an absence of almost 20 years, the Esso trophy is returning to its spiritual home of Athlone.

Bualadh Bos to stage The Cripple of Inishmaan

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IN 1934, on Inis Meáin in the Aran Islands, there is great excitement when news arrives that a Hollywood film is being made on the neighbouring island of Inis Mór.

Irish myth sucks in influences from Monty Python and Martin McDonagh

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THE ANCIENT saga of Diarmuid and Grainne gets a zestful makeover from Fíbín Theatre Company in an entertaining Town Hall staging of Tóraíocht that is a leap-off for a national tour –rather like the cross-country epic of the play’s hero and heroine.

KATS turns twenty with Cass Maguire

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This year Knocknacarra Amateur Theatre Society celebrates its 20th anniversary and will mark that auspicious milestone in April with a staging of Brian Friel’s classic drama, The Loves of Cass Maguire, in the Town Hall Theatre.

KATS turns twenty with Cass Maguire

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This year Knocknacarra Amateur Theatre Society celebrates its 20th anniversary and will mark that auspicious milestone in April with a staging of Brian Friel’s classic drama, The Loves of Cass Maguire, in the Town Hall Theatre.

Claremorris gets ready for a week long festival of drama

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The Claremorris Drama and Fringe Festival got up and running for its 2018 season last night with a performance of John B Keane's, Big Maggie by the Corofin Drama Group from Clare.

Nine nights of suberb stagework as Claregalway Drama Festival opens tonight

It’s that time of year once again when Claregalway Leisure Centre is magically transformed from a busy sports hall into an extravagant theatre, ready to showcase nine nights of spectacular drama from some of the best drama societies around the country.

The Cripple of Inishmaan in Kinvara

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IN 1934, on Inis Meáin in the Aran Islands, there is great excitement when news arrives that a Hollywood film is being made on the neighbouring island of Inis Mór.

A Russian take on Martin McDonagh's west of Ireland

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LAST WEEKEND, An Taibhdhearc hosted one of Russia’s premier theatre companies, U Mosta, from Perm, which presented two plays - Nikolai Gogol’s Marriage and Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan.

Looking to the future as An Taibhdhearc reaches 90

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In August this year An Taibhdhearc will celebrate its 90th birthday. There are also changes afoot at the venue at board level and a re-casting of staff structures. Last week Aodh Ó Coileáin was elected chair of An Taibhdhearc and, following his accession, sat down with me to outline his vision for the Irish language theatre.

 

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