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Dunnes stripped the insides of a new Blackrock store before clearing the planning system
The supermarket chain says it doesn’t need council approval for the works.
World-renowned playwright Neil Simon has died, aged 91
The “patron saint of laughter” died in a New York hospital of complications from pneumonia.
A former landmark pub in Blackrock is set to become a Dunnes Stores
The sit of the Playwright pub has been vacant since 2011.
Tributes paid to 'great' playwright Tom Murphy, who has died aged 83
The death of the award-winning Galway playwright was announced last night.
'It can happen because you're in the wrong place at the wrong time': A movie about 'good people' having an affair
Writer and director Mark O’Rowe’s latest film is the next chapter in a diverse and lauded career.
Adoption in Ireland: 'We're still going through it, we're still carrying the shame'
Playwright Noelle Brown, who was born in a mother and baby home, has written a play about her search for her birth mother.
'It seems to be that we like our comedians clean and our politicians dirty'
Owen McCafferty’s new play is about a comedian selling his soul.
Paris audience in "group hallucination" at the work of one of Ireland's literary giants
Beckett’s ‘Not I’ is an eight minute breathless monologue.
"This area's gone to the f**king dogs": Why this writer was inspired by Dublin's rubbish problems
Meet Shaun Dunne, a young and exciting new playwright.
Poet Seamus Heaney passes away aged 74
The Nobel laureate recently suffered from ill health, and was reported have collapsed earlier this week.
Interview: Challenges have always existed for writers, but now they need even more support
It’s easy to see why young writers could be put off by projects with no guarantee of success but new playwrights need to make a leap of faith – they are the future of theatre, says Thomas Conway.
Signed copy of The Importance of Being Earnest fetches $362,500 at Sotheby's
A signed first edition of Oscar Wilde’s play was bought for several times the estimate at a Sotheby’s auction in New York.