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AT HOME IN THE REVOLUTION: Lucy McDiarmid’s book launch

Passion. The word has been hijacked, abused, overused, trampled on and generally depleted to an extent where I can hardly bring myself to use it any more. But it came back to me in force at the launch of Lucy … Continue reading

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Salon Nights at DLR Libraries

‘Only the dead are free’ Wayne Jordan’s chorus sang to us from the Abbey stage in his version of Oedipus during the Dublin Theatre Festival. The very next night I was in Dun Laoghaire listening to Mark O’Connell talk about … Continue reading

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Marina Carr’s By the Bog of Cats at the Abbey Theatre

Selina Cartmell directs an electrifying production of Marina Carr’s – literally fabulous – By the Bog of Cats at the Abbey.  We went to a preview but the play had already settled, there was nothing preview-like about it. The performances were … Continue reading

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