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Dunnes stripped the insides of a new Blackrock store before clearing the planning system
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Dunnes stripped the insides of a new Blackrock store before clearing the planning system

Mar 21st 2019, 11:10 AM 24,160 Views 6 Comments

The supermarket chain says it doesn’t need council approval for the works.

World-renowned playwright Neil Simon has died, aged 91
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World-renowned playwright Neil Simon has died, aged 91

Aug 27th 2018, 8:34 AM 8,837 Views 5 Comments

The “patron saint of laughter” died in a New York hospital of complications from pneumonia.

A former landmark pub in Blackrock is set to become a Dunnes Stores
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A former landmark pub in Blackrock is set to become a Dunnes Stores

Aug 14th 2018, 12:03 AM 56,112 Views 39 Comments

The sit of the Playwright pub has been vacant since 2011.

Tributes paid to 'great' playwright Tom Murphy, who has died aged 83
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Tributes paid to 'great' playwright Tom Murphy, who has died aged 83

May 16th 2018, 7:23 AM 11,588 Views 3 Comments

The death of the award-winning Galway playwright was announced last night.

'It can happen because you're in the wrong place at the wrong time': A movie about 'good people' having an affair
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'It can happen because you're in the wrong place at the wrong time': A movie about 'good people' having an affair

Apr 29th 2018, 10:34 AM 39,704 Views 5 Comments

Writer and director Mark O’Rowe’s latest film is the next chapter in a diverse and lauded career.

Adoption in Ireland: 'We're still going through it, we're still carrying the shame'
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Adoption in Ireland: 'We're still going through it, we're still carrying the shame'

Jun 18th 2017, 8:15 AM 12,319 Views 4 Comments

Playwright Noelle Brown, who was born in a mother and baby home, has written a play about her search for her birth mother.

'It seems to be that we like our comedians clean and our politicians dirty'
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'It seems to be that we like our comedians clean and our politicians dirty'

Mar 21st 2015, 11:15 AM 13,946 Views 22 Comments

Owen McCafferty’s new play is about a comedian selling his soul.

Paris audience in "group hallucination" at the work of one of Ireland's literary giants
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Paris audience in "group hallucination" at the work of one of Ireland's literary giants

Mar 14th 2015, 4:09 PM 14,752 Views 16 Comments

Beckett’s ‘Not I’ is an eight minute breathless monologue.

"This area's gone to the f**king dogs": Why this writer was inspired by Dublin's rubbish problems
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# On The Stage

"This area's gone to the f**king dogs": Why this writer was inspired by Dublin's rubbish problems

Nov 2nd 2014, 4:30 PM 21,476 Views 10 Comments

Meet Shaun Dunne, a young and exciting new playwright.

Poet Seamus Heaney passes away aged 74
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Poet Seamus Heaney passes away aged 74

Aug 30th 2013, 11:11 AM 23,313 Views 59 Comments

The Nobel laureate recently suffered from ill health, and was reported have collapsed earlier this week.

Interview: Challenges have always existed for writers, but now they need even more support
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Interview: Challenges have always existed for writers, but now they need even more support

Aug 8th 2013, 1:00 PM 137 Views 6 Comments

It’s easy to see why young writers could be put off by projects with no guarantee of success but new playwrights need to make a leap of faith – they are the future of theatre, says Thomas Conway.

Signed copy of The Importance of Being Earnest fetches $362,500 at Sotheby's
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Signed copy of The Importance of Being Earnest fetches $362,500 at Sotheby's

Apr 21st 2012, 1:38 PM 1,862 Views 3 Comments

A signed first edition of Oscar Wilde’s play was bought for several times the estimate at a Sotheby’s auction in New York.