Tag Archives: Temple Bar

Language of the Mute (Jack Harte)

Jack Harte’s play – directed by Liam Halligan –is highly-charged from the moment two ex-pupils burst into a prefab classroom to confront a bullying, tyrannical Irish (language) teacher about their shared past. The action cleverly moves between the play’s present … Continue reading

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DWF Venue #4: Smock Alley Theatre (Caoimhe Connolly)

What (and where) is Smock Alley? Smock Alley Theatre is a renovated 17th century theatre on the banks of the River Liffey, on Essex Quay.​ What happens there? ​ The Smock Alley Theatre of today plays host to a huge … Continue reading

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DWF Venue #1: The Gutter Bookshop (Bob Johnston)

This is the first in an irregular series of interviews relating to Dublin Writers’ Festival Venues in 2014  What (and where) is The Gutter Bookshop?  What happens there?  The Gutter Bookshop is an independent bookshop in Temple Bar, Dublin – … Continue reading

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