Mark Hoskins reviews ‘The Good Thief’, which runs at the ’Theatre Upstairs’ until April 24th.
There’s something particularly Irish about the one man play. The fact that Connor McPherson’s The Good Thief is a noir tale of gangsters, betrayal and a femme fatal doesn’t change this one bit. The conversational nature of the performance coupled with the intimate [...]
Mark Hoskins reviews 2008 Austrian heist thriller, Revanche, showing this month at Dublin’s IFI.
The title conjures up images of a high octane thriller where Mel Gibson frantically tracks down the ruthless gang who murdered his family. Revanche however, written by acclaimed Austrian playwright Götz Spielman, tends more towards Greek tragedy and [...]
As far back as July 1969, left wing monthly the United Irishman had been raising the issue of corrupt property dealings involving then Fianna Fáil Minister Charlie Haughey and unscrupulous developers.
WikiLeaks.org has released a classified US military video depicting the indiscriminate slaying of over a dozen people in the Iraqi suburb of New Baghdad – including two Reuters news staff.
Teachers Union of Ireland and Dublin Council of Trade Unions member Finbar Geaney gives his response to the proposals for a public service agreement 2010-2014 published following the recent Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) and government talks.
Tuesday March 30th will be remembered as the bleakest day in the history of the Irish trade union [...]
A SHIP impounded in Dundalk last year after its owners were found to be exploiting the Lithuanian crew has been sold to the Free Gaza movement, who intend to sail it to Palestine.
The Latvian-owned MV Linda was seized by the International Transport Federation (ITF) last July after the owners were found to be withholding wages [...]
A NEW Campaign by media workers is hoping to expose the fascist core of the British National Party.
Expose the BNP is a newly launched group bringing together rmedia workers and students to oppose the rise of Britain’s far-right.
The group say they are dedicated to “exposing the BNP as racists, homophobes, anti-Semites, women-haters, trade union bashers and [...]
The full incorporation of the Defence Forces into foreign military alliances has come a step closer with the announcement that Irish troops are to participate in “warfare training” as part of the EU Nordic Battlegroup set-up.
Troops based at Collins Barrack’s in Cork are to travel to Sweden next October to take part in the miltray [...]