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Sad it is to again to salute a dearly departed colleague from the Theatre World. Virgina Cole was only just seventeen years of age when she launched her acting career by landing the plum role of Concepta Feeney in Tolka Row, the much vaunted RTE drama series which aired from 1964-1968. During this time, she had also … [Read More...]

IRISH EQUITY

Musician David Kitt says he was being forced to leave because he can't afford it anymore Musician David Kitt is quitting Ireland, claiming it is too expensive to live in the country anymore. Kitt says he has no choice given that the Dublin house in which he lives is being sold as part of a portfolio to a consortium of European … [Read More...]

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The End of the Beginning of Equality for Women in Irish Theatre

On July 9th, Minister of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan TD launched Gender Equality in Practice in Irish Theatre at the Lir National Academy of Dramatic Arts at Trinity College, Dublin. The gender equality policies of 10 theatre companies … [Read More...]

Congress Global Solidarity Committee Expresses ‘Abhorrence at Massacre of Palestinian Civilians

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has expressed its abhorrence of the massacre of innocent Palestinian protestors in Gaza today (May 14). Speaking on behalf of the Congress Global Solidarity Committee, David Joyce said: “Our thoughts are with the dead and … [Read More...]

Will Change Ever Really Come?

A total of 82 female film professionals linked arms on the steps of the Palais while Cate Blanchett, this year’s jury president, read out an impassioned statement. The numbers were significant. In the 71 editions of the Cannes Festival, just 82 women have … [Read More...]