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Otherworld Stories

Otherworld Stories

CD Review by Niki na Meadhra Helena Byrne: Scéal:  a Collection of Irish Stories, Music & Poetry Available at http://helenabyrne.com/sceal RRP: €12 Helena Byrne is an experienced storyteller, seanchaí, who also works as an actor and director, in theatre, founding the Break-Away Project Performance Company in 2012. Her new CD, Scéal, begins with an introduction to the Ireland … Continue reading

From the Green Room of ‘The Plough and the Stars’

From the Green Room of ‘The Plough and the Stars’

STEVE GOME, recently nominated for a Green Room Award,  plays Peter, the toy soldier, in The Plough and the Stars, O’Casey’s classic tragic-comedy about the Easter Rising, and has been reflecting on a play he increasingly admires:    A bunch of people crammed by circumstance into a confined area who know each other – as family, friend or foe … Continue reading