Daylight Robbery – Mill Theatre Dundrum *****

Daylight Robbery – Ofegus Productions Mill Theatre, Dundrum October 26 – 31st 2015 We arrived to the Mill Theatre out near the cinema in Dundrum Shopping Centre a little bit after 14.30. Thankfully the show had gone up a little bit late so we didn’t miss any of the opening plot which in a kidsContinue reading “Daylight Robbery – Mill Theatre Dundrum *****”

The IFTAS 2015: Part 2

The Irish Film and Television Awards 2015 Part 2 And so it hit about 6.20pm and Derek on the door told me I had about 20 minutes to get ready before the bell rang, so I popped out to the car, swapped the Canon for the phone and stripped off the cap and t-shirt inContinue reading “The IFTAS 2015: Part 2”

The IFTAS 2015: Part 1

The Irish Film and Television Awards 2015 In Ireland there is a treasure trove of national and international talent involved in the arts. Last night we had the pleasure of attending a celebration of this wealth. We’re the land of poetry and song, of welcomes and pints, of Colin Farrell and Day-Lewis, of Twink andContinue reading “The IFTAS 2015: Part 1”

Happy Monday

Happy Monday It’s a good day lads. We’re alive, the weather isn’t dangerously warm or cold and we have breath in our lungs. Some people are sick, others are lonely, others are perfectly happy in terrible places. All that matters is that we’re here, all together, on a ball of gas that magically chemically happened.Continue reading “Happy Monday”

Review : Karl Spain A Time For Jokes *****

Karl Spain ***** 5 Stars Gilded Balloon 16.15 It’s rare that a well-known comedian refers to me as Rochie, but after this festival I can happily that myself and Karl will remain friends. He lives about three kilometers from my parents house in Limerick/Clare but we had oddly never met before this. I knew heContinue reading “Review : Karl Spain A Time For Jokes *****”

Review: Jimeoin Yeehaa *****

Jimeoin – Yeehaa! ***** EICC 19.30 What can I say about this guy that the world doesn’t already know… He’s such a good guy, I’ve met him three times now and on the second time he put my name down on his guest list for the show. One quick text to his brilliant PR teamContinue reading “Review: Jimeoin Yeehaa *****”

Review: Bristol Revunions ****

Bristol Revunions **** 4 Stars The Caves, Just the Tonic This sketch comedy crew are funny…and the Caves are one of the nicest venues to perform in in Edinburgh. Their material is tight, they work well together and they make the audience laugh. It’s like they sat down and all read ‘How to do comedyContinue reading “Review: Bristol Revunions ****”

Review: Frenchy: Live’n’Lanky *****

Frenchy Live’n’Lanky ***** 5 Stars Guilded Balloon 22.30 “Great to see ya bro, thanks for coming man…” Frenchy said from his stage as myself and Neil walked in, about four minutes late for his show….”Fucking late though aren’t ya mate. It’s alright, you just missed some Glassy talk.” And so began a funny as comedyContinue reading “Review: Frenchy: Live’n’Lanky *****”

Review: Al Porter *****

Al Porter ***** 5 Stars 21.15 Guilded Ballon This won’t be a long review. You guys prefer it that way. I could blab on about the talent and skill of this young Irish comedian but you wouldn’t read it anyways. That’s why I focus on photographs to grab peoples attention. So here are photo’s ofContinue reading “Review: Al Porter *****”

Review: The Beau Zeaux ****

The Beau Zeaux **** 4 Stars Pleasance Courtyard 17.45 The Japanese have a philosophy of three faces. The face one shows to the public, the face one shows to friends and family, and the face you have personally (cheeky Oxford comma there – Nice). This last face is the face that you try to suppress,Continue reading “Review: The Beau Zeaux ****”