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A troubled heroine steals the show in Dublin drama

A troubled heroine steals the show in Dublin drama

Clare Monnelly’s play is structured as a 24-hour odyssey through the Dublin suburbs, but what distinguishes it is its female protagonist

Album reviews

Album reviews

O’Brien’s coming-of-age classic loses its edge in nostalgic adaptation

O’Brien’s coming-of-age classic loses its edge in nostalgic adaptation

Get plugged into Music Current

Get plugged into Music Current

Irish composer lands €35,000 Munich prize

Irish composer lands €35,000 Munich prize

Chess with Sam Collins

Chess with Sam Collins

Vengerov protégé returns for ‘biggest moment of my career’

Vengerov protégé returns for ‘biggest moment of my career’

It was on March 29, exactly ten years ago, that Irish violinist Patrick Rafter performed at the National Concert Hall as recipient of its Young Musician of the Year Award

Orfeo ends on a high note for INO

Orfeo ends on a high note for INO

Chess with Sam Collins

Chess with Sam Collins

Parham Maghsoodloo vs Kaido Kulaots, Aeroflot Open, Moscow, 2019

Film: Larson takes a Marvelous turn

Film: Larson takes a Marvelous turn

Captain Marvel's writing and directing team Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck have a lot of fun with their 1990s setting, mining the era for nostalgic references and soundtrack cues, but politically their film is very much of the moment

No tea party: This is a dark and dizzying Alice for nostalgic adults

No tea party: This is a dark and dizzying Alice for nostalgic adults

Jocelyn Clarke’s fluid adaptation for Sligo’s Blue Raincoat Theatre foregrounds Carroll’s adult gaze by giving us two Alices

Album reviews

Album reviews

How baroque music led the way for female composers

How baroque music led the way for female composers

PREVIEW Irish composers pay tribute to Clara Schumann

PREVIEW Irish composers pay tribute to Clara Schumann

Chess With Sam Collins

Chess With Sam Collins