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# playwright - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Dunnes stripped the insides of a new Blackrock store before clearing the planning system
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

Dunnes stripped the insides of a new Blackrock store before clearing the planning system

Mar 21st 2019, 11:10 AM 24,482 Views 6 Comments

The supermarket chain says it doesn’t need council approval for the works.

# playwright - Monday 27 August, 2018

World-renowned playwright Neil Simon has died, aged 91
# King Of Comedy
# King Of Comedy

World-renowned playwright Neil Simon has died, aged 91

Aug 27th 2018, 8:34 AM 8,838 Views 5 Comments

The “patron saint of laughter” died in a New York hospital of complications from pneumonia.

# playwright - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

A former landmark pub in Blackrock is set to become a Dunnes Stores
# Playwright
# Playwright

A former landmark pub in Blackrock is set to become a Dunnes Stores

Aug 14th 2018, 12:03 AM 56,363 Views 39 Comments

The sit of the Playwright pub has been vacant since 2011.

# playwright - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Tributes paid to 'great' playwright Tom Murphy, who has died aged 83
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to 'great' playwright Tom Murphy, who has died aged 83

May 16th 2018, 7:23 AM 11,600 Views 3 Comments

The death of the award-winning Galway playwright was announced last night.

# playwright - Sunday 29 April, 2018

'It can happen because you're in the wrong place at the wrong time': A movie about 'good people' having an affair
# Delinquent Season
# Delinquent Season

'It can happen because you're in the wrong place at the wrong time': A movie about 'good people' having an affair

Apr 29th 2018, 10:34 AM 39,926 Views 5 Comments

Writer and director Mark O’Rowe’s latest film is the next chapter in a diverse and lauded career.

# playwright - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Adoption in Ireland: 'We're still going through it, we're still carrying the shame'
# Stigma
# Stigma

Adoption in Ireland: 'We're still going through it, we're still carrying the shame'

Jun 18th 2017, 8:15 AM 12,344 Views 4 Comments

Playwright Noelle Brown, who was born in a mother and baby home, has written a play about her search for her birth mother.

# playwright - Saturday 21 March, 2015

'It seems to be that we like our comedians clean and our politicians dirty'
# No Laughing Matter
# No Laughing Matter

'It seems to be that we like our comedians clean and our politicians dirty'

Mar 21st 2015, 11:15 AM 13,959 Views 22 Comments

Owen McCafferty’s new play is about a comedian selling his soul.

# playwright - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Paris audience in "group hallucination" at the work of one of Ireland's literary giants
# Samuel Beckett
# Samuel Beckett

Paris audience in "group hallucination" at the work of one of Ireland's literary giants

Mar 14th 2015, 4:09 PM 14,758 Views 17 Comments

Beckett’s ‘Not I’ is an eight minute breathless monologue.

# playwright - Sunday 2 November, 2014

"This area's gone to the f**king dogs": Why this writer was inspired by Dublin's rubbish problems
# On The Stage
# On The Stage

"This area's gone to the f**king dogs": Why this writer was inspired by Dublin's rubbish problems

Nov 2nd 2014, 4:30 PM 21,493 Views 10 Comments

Meet Shaun Dunne, a young and exciting new playwright.

# playwright - Friday 30 August, 2013

Poet Seamus Heaney passes away aged 74
# RIP
# RIP

Poet Seamus Heaney passes away aged 74

Aug 30th 2013, 11:11 AM 23,331 Views 59 Comments

The Nobel laureate recently suffered from ill health, and was reported have collapsed earlier this week.

# playwright - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Interview: Challenges have always existed for writers, but now they need even more support
# Interview
# Interview

Interview: Challenges have always existed for writers, but now they need even more support

Aug 8th 2013, 1:00 PM 139 Views 6 Comments

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.

# playwright - Saturday 21 April, 2012

Signed copy of The Importance of Being Earnest fetches $362,500 at Sotheby's
# Oscar Wilde
# Oscar Wilde

Signed copy of The Importance of Being Earnest fetches $362,500 at Sotheby's

Apr 21st 2012, 1:38 PM 1,866 Views 3 Comments

A signed first edition of Oscar Wilde’s play was bought for several times the estimate at a Sotheby’s auction in New York.