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Irish actor and director Pat Laffan, has sadly “shuffled off this mortal coil” after an incredible career spanning six decades. He grew up on a farm in Co. Meath and, after graduating from Engineering in UCD began his career in the Abbey Theatre, despite his mother, allegedly, begging Ernest Blythe to sack him! Pat became … [Read More...]


The wonderful Austin Gaffney, pictured above in the banner was from a performance of “Song of Norway”, with my wife Pauline (Magrath) in 1966. No one but Austin could enter a scene with such a swirl of an operatic cloak, or doff a silk top-hat with such panache. Born in Dublin, for decades, he was the star of so many … [Read More...]


Join Irish Equity online

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Talks between Abbey Theatre management and theatre workers

Talks between Abbey Theatre management and theatre workers - Please read the article which appeared in The Irish Times on Saturday, 2nd February 2019 READ ARTICLE … [Read More...]

Tribute to Actress, Virginia Cole

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 … [Read More...]