Sara Keating

Sara Keating

Theatre: Secrets and lies proliferate in a fresh new Irish offering

Theatre: Secrets and lies proliferate in a fresh new Irish offering

From Eden asks many of the questions that the bleakness of winter forces upon us

Grandfather’s tale shines light on a quiet hero

Grandfather’s tale shines light on a quiet hero

You may never have heard of him but it is difficult to be unmoved by his story

Adaptation gets to the heart of Donal Ryan’s modern classic

Adaptation gets to the heart of Donal Ryan’s modern classic

Ryan is a unique voice in Irish fiction

Just the ticket: Sara Keating's cultural diary

Just the ticket: Sara Keating's cultural diary

From gritty Dublin drama to a Jacques Brel revival, we take a look at what the 2017 promises for theatre-goers

Waking the Feminists awakens excitement in Irish theatre

Waking the Feminists awakens excitement in Irish theatre

With good luck and talent, it will translate into more diverse programming and a more diverse audience

Debut novel is a class act from Karl Geary

Debut novel is a class act from Karl Geary

Montpelier Parade is a tale of teenage obsession set in the Dublin suburbs

A timely tale that should warm younger hearts

A timely tale that should warm younger hearts

The Snow Queen is a rarity in the canon of classic fairytales, in that it doesn’t feature a princess in the central role

Theatre: Duggan triumphs with this heady slice of Christmas past

Theatre: Duggan triumphs with this heady slice of Christmas past

Duggan’s idiomatic translation of the story works well

The unfortunate fate of an unmarriageable woman

The unfortunate fate of an unmarriageable woman

The Heiress is a spectacular exhibition of Victorian pragmatism

The children's books making their mark

The children's books making their mark

Sara Keating selects some of the most memorable children and young adult publications from this past year

Theatre Special: The 12 shows of Christmas

Theatre Special: The 12 shows of Christmas

Our theatre critic Sara Keating sifts through the lights, smoke and action to find the best of this season’s offerings

Easily digestible Sherlock from Wonderland Theatre

Easily digestible Sherlock from Wonderland Theatre

Wonderland Theatre offers a unique and intimate theatrical experience

New frontiers for Sebastian Barry with latest novel

New frontiers for Sebastian Barry with latest novel

Quite possibly, Barry’s finest work yet

Theatre: Risk pays off for Conroy in study of masculinity

Theatre: Risk pays off for Conroy in study of masculinity

Even though it doesn’t quite hang together, Luck Just Kissed You Hello continues to showcase an original voice

McGuinness’s ambitious drama can’t hit the right notes

McGuinness’s ambitious drama can’t hit the right notes

If it is not the best thing you have ever seen at the Abbey, it will surely be the worst.