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Grace Dyas brought former Gate Theatre boss Michael Colgan’s behaviour to light with one explosive blog post. She says she won’t stop exposing abusers of power until Ireland is an entirely safe space

19th November, 2017
Grace Dyas, the director and playwright who was the first woman to accuse Michael Colgan of inappropriate behaviour Picture: Bryan Meade

It’s just after noon on a Wednesday, and a 28-year-old woman with highlighted blonde hair stands in the hallway of a ground floor flat in Inchicore in Dublin. Dark eyebrows knitted, she gives a soft hello. This is Grace Dyas, the director and playwright who, three weeks ago, went public on her encounters with Michael Colgan, the former artistic director of the Gate Theatre.

Her blog entry, posted at 8.30pm on Friday, October...

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