Arts & Culture

Collapsible review: Breakdown in the modern age

Margaret Perry’s Collapsible presents a stunning portrayal of depersonalisation, destabilisation and the power of empathy

I am sitting in Smock Alley Theatre fifteen minutes early for Margaret Perry’s play, Collapsible. I am trying to read the Dublin Fringe Festival information booklet, but I cannot concentrate. I am distracted by Essie (Breffni Holahan), the subject of …

Arts & Culture

Afloat review: Drowning in denial

Amidst mass strikes against climate change, Lauren Boland reviews Afloat in Smock Alley Theatre

Hildegard Ryan and Eva O’Connor’s Afloat does not pull any punches. Instead, it pulls up a proverbial mirror which forces the audience to confront the most insidious barrier to action against climate change: denial.

Best friends Bláthnaid (Eva O’Connor) and

Life, News

What’s on in Dublin this weekend

Dublin will be alight with various festivals and events this September to welcome you to the city.

Culture Night

Friday September 22 is Culture Night, a nationwide celebration of Irish arts and culture. Events will take place all evening all over the city , from the Abbey Theatre to Áras an Uachtaráin, some of which will be