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Pinter’s doomy drama stands the test of time

Pinter’s doomy drama stands the test of time

Theatre: The Caretaker Directed by Toby Frow Gate Theatre Runs until March 21 Rating: ****

A one-man-show of epic proportions

A one-man-show of epic proportions

Theatre: The Girl Who Forgot To Sing Badly The Everyman Theatre, Cork Directed by Lynne Parker Runs nationwide until March 28 Rating: *****

Albums

Albums

New Albums that have been recently released

On Song . . . Royal Blood

On Song . . . Royal Blood

Royla Blood talk to nadine O’Regan

Hold the line

Hold the line

Top-selling Irish outfit Kodaline can’t seem to put a foot wrong. With the release of their second album, the band talk about Hollywood, Ed Sheeran, and being spoon-fed by Courteney Cox.

Haven’t we been punished enough?

Haven’t we been punished enough?

It’s time to slip off the shackles: the Fifty Shades of Grey novelty factor is all over

Designs  on  A creative  nation

Designs on A creative nation

Under-investment in Ireland’s craft and design industry has left it struggling. Now a new strategy hopes to change all that.

Firstperson: PJ Gallagher

Firstperson: PJ Gallagher

PJ Gallagher:comedian, 39, Dublin

Brilliant soloist bangs the drum for ‘little-known’ percussion

Brilliant soloist bangs the drum for ‘little-known’ percussion

Alex Petcu-Colan has become one of the most exciting new classical soloists in the country after making a huge impression on audiences nationwide.

Review: Heroin’s harrowing Irish history

Review: Heroin’s harrowing Irish history

Heroin

Interview can’t match its own hype

Interview can’t match its own hype

John Maguire reviews what's new out in the cinema.

Albums

Albums

Ibeyi

Paperback writers

Paperback writers

The reviews of some new books that are out on the shelf.

On Song . . . Richie Egan of Jape

On Song . . . Richie Egan of Jape

Richie Egan of Jape talks to Nadine O'Regan

We shade to Grey

We shade to Grey

Truly, it is the love that dares not speak its name. People might not have been discussing it in their more hipster gatherings or at elegant dinner parties (in fact if the subject comes up, they’ll loudly decry their interest), but all around the cou