Cinema: Entourage. Directed by Doug Ellin. Nationwide, cert 15A. Rating: *. Les Combattants. Directed by Thomas Cailley. Selected, cert 15A. Rating: ****. Also opening: Mr Holmes . (nationwide, PG). Ian McKellen’s retired Sherlock struggles with his
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Theatre: The Shadow of a Gunman. By Sean O’Casey. Directed by Wayne Jordan. Abbey Theatre until August 1. Rating ****. Reviewed by Joanne Hayden
Nora Barnacle. By Shaun Davey and Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill. National Concert Hall, June 16. Reviewed by Dick O’Riordan.
Lovers of classical guitar will undoubtedly experience quivers of excitement down their spine at the very name of the legendary Assad Duo, who are to headline the eleventh Guitar Festival Ireland in Dublin on July 3-5.
There’s a lyric on the new Hot Chip record that stands out because it sounds so mournful and true. Against the clattery effects and phaser-gun synths of Huarache Lights, frontman Alexis Taylor intones, “Replace us with the things that do the job bett
This is the time of year to get cracking on Wexford. Up to now opera fans have been dilly-dallying on frivolous things such as rugby finals, summer holidays and referendum campaigns, but the time comes when serious decisions have to be made – and tha