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An emotional performance that mirrors the fears of our generation

Emma Lueders reviews Eruption Collection’s new production Everything is Grand and I’m Completely Okay

Through a powerful portrayal of grief and growing up, Everything is Grand and I’m Completely Okay beautifully captures a snapshot of contemporary life as a young Irish adult. Reeling from the loss of his brother and the recent passing of …

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Translating cultures

Anastasia Fedosova in conversation with Frank Wynne about the world of literary translation

Award-winning literary translator and writer Frank Wynne is one of the most versatile and skilled creatives in the field. Having spent over two decades living in France, the UK, and South America, Wynne has encountered diverse cultures and interacted with

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The Quiet Girl is making noise

Elena McCrory reviews the highly awarded Irish film An Cailín Ciúin (The Quiet Girl)

If ever there was a motion picture to portray fostering so beautifully, An Cailín Ciúin (The Quiet Girl) would be it. Released this year in May, it has become one of the most praised films of its kind, screening in …

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Re-Joyce in Dublin this Bloomsday

Ella Sloane’s guide to celebrating the centenary of Ulysses on June 16

This year marks the centenary of the first edition of Ulysses, and the Bloomsday Festival is back and bigger than ever. Named after the novel’s protagonist, Leopold Bloom, Bloomsday takes place annually on June 16 to celebrate the legacy of

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Exploring Ireland’s place in the Black Atlantic at EPIC

David Wolfe talks to Trinity graduate and historian Dr Maurice Casey about his new exhibition, Revolutionary Routes: Ireland and the Black Atlantic

Ireland, unique among western European countries as a former colony rather than coloniser, has often preferred to view itself as exempt from the difficult history of racism and slavery which much scholarship is only now coming to terms with. However,

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An ode to our own Agatha Christies

Elaine McHale discusses the influx of Irish female writers who are dominating the genre of crime fiction

At the start of the pandemic, Ilike many othersfound myself wanting to escape the seemingly fictitious surroundings that we had found ourselves in. Books were a significant source of relief from the ensuing chaos and I