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Bittersweet new play shows Belfast stripped bare

Bittersweet new play shows Belfast stripped bare

Visually arresting, Shibboleth revolves around the contentious building of a ‘peace wall’

Friel’s classic remains as compelling as ever

Friel’s classic remains as compelling as ever

A simple country kitchen set is filled with domestic drudgery as the women try to turn three eggs into dinner for eight

3 wines to try, buy and put by

3 wines to try, buy and put by

New Zealand pinot noir to warm European hearts

New Zealand pinot noir to warm European hearts

With well-drained soils and cool climate, Martinborough in New Zealand’s North Island produces pinot noir to rival the best of Burgundy

All things naughty and nice

All things naughty and nice

Chef and food blogger Ali Honour sets the scene for Galway's Bake Fest

How a fart gave rise to a new take on feminism

How a fart gave rise to a new take on feminism

Bridget Christie uses comedy to examine feminist stereotypes, creepy advertisements and female genital mutilation

Intense performances deliver Greek tragedy full of drama

Intense performances deliver Greek tragedy full of drama

The most surprising thing about this adaptation of Sophocles’ Oedipus is that he plays it relatively straight.

Audi’s new A4 downsizes luxury

Audi’s new A4 downsizes luxury

Advanced technology is a key ingredient in the new Audi A4

Sparkling Chekhov production dances around frivolous lives

Sparkling Chekhov production dances around frivolous lives

This English-language production of The Cherry Orchard is a whirl of motion

Albums: A fascinating journey revisits the David Bowie evolution

Albums: A fascinating journey revisits the David Bowie evolution

There are more highlights than at a hairdressers’ convention

Peugeot’s updated 208 is a joy to drive

Peugeot’s updated 208 is a joy to drive

The facelifted Peugeot 208 has had more than a lick of new paint, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Drennan takes a pot-shot at same old politics

Drennan takes a pot-shot at same old politics

Drennan's new book is a shrewd and melancholy overview of the Leinster House landscape

Art is long and life is short, warns Vargas Llosa

Art is long and life is short, warns Vargas Llosa

Bressie faces up to the darker side of fame

Bressie faces up to the darker side of fame

Groping around for the naked truth

Groping around for the naked truth

Non-Fiction: Naked At Lunch. By Mark Haskell Smith. Atlantic Books, €12.