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Aodhán Ó Ríordáin

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin

THE BACKLASH against the Abbey Theatre’s testosterone-fuelled 1916 centenary programme – ‘Waking The Nation’ – has been well-ventilated. Rather less has been said about how director Fiach Mac Conghail managed to wrangle €½m out of the Department of Arts for the self same programme, with much of the credit due to his Labour Party pals.... Read more »

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