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Eight years after Peter Morgan's play Frost Nixon opened in London, next week Irish theatregoers will have their first chance to see one of the great dramatic pieces of the last decade when Cairde Mol brings the play to the Town Hall.
In the same way that pre-Michelle Smith, the Irish Olympic swimming team used to hail a competition a success if none of them was drowned, let’s be honest, weren’t we glad when both the Queen and Obama got out of Ireland alive? Not that there was ever a serious threat to their respective healths while they were here, but there was always the fear that a member of the South Offaly-North Tipperary branch of Al Qaeda might attack him with a hurl or that that dissy-dent republicans might savage the Queen with a Turbot snatched from the shelves of the English Market. We all breathed a sigh of relief when their planes left the ground and rose into that part of sky that Cork radio presenters know as non-indictable international airspace out of our jurisdiction.
DREAMER. REBEL. Genius. Singer. Songwriter. Visionary. Peace campaigner. Martyr. Iconoclast. Icon. To many millions of people, John Lennon was, is, and always will be all these things.
Midlands’ audiences will have an opportunity to escape local and national politics for a few hours, and immerse themselves in some historic global politics when the dramatic spectacle and haunting beauty of John Adams’ great opera Nixon in China, comes live by satellite from the Metropolitan Opera in New York to the IMC Athlone on Saturday February 12 at 6pm.
It is 40 years since Ronnie O'Gorman returned home from London to Galway with a plan to publish Ireland's first free newspaper. But not even he could have imagined the massive success it has become today.
Penn milks it for all he’s worth
The tradition of celebrating Father's Day originated in the last century.