Saturday February 22, 2020

Artistic License

The non-fighting Irish

2nd July, 2011

Writers these days - they just don’t insult one another enough.

The other afternoon, I found myself having a very pleasant conversation with the playwright Enda Walsh, in which he absolutely refused to say anything negative about Martin McDonagh or Conor McPherson, or tell me that he was better than either of them. ‘‘No,” he laughed. ‘‘I really like their work.”

Understandable as his response was, there...

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