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Dublin

Dublin Theatre Festival turns 60 this year, not that artistic director Willie White is particularly focused on commemorating such longevity, announcing that "Anniversaries are a pain in...

Dublin Fringe Festival has announced the appointment of Ruth McGowan as its new festival director. McGowan, who will take up the post in November, has...

New plays by Stacey Gregg, Sebastian Barry and Belinda McKeon are to feature in the 60th Dublin Theatre Festival alongside playwright Enda Walsh’s second...

Plans have been approved by Dublin City Council to demolish the former Andrews Lane Theatre. The city-centre venue has been sold for €4.4 million (£3.9...

Plans to create a “Greek style” open-air theatre in Dublin using stonework from the city’s original Abbey Theatre building have been announced. Led by Harry...

Dublin’s Abbey Theatre has won in four categories at the Irish Times Theatre Awards, including best play for David Ireland’s Cyprus Avenue. Co-produced with the...

Less than a fifth of writers at top Irish theatres since 2006 have been women, according to new research. Figures released by gender equality campaign Waking...

Since its first programme in 1957 when police stormed a production of Tennessee Williams’ The Rose Tattoo, the Dublin Theatre Festival has shown certain...

Rural touring company Pentabus has appointed Sophie Motley as its new artistic director. She replaces Elizabeth Freestone, who announced her departure earlier this year and...
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