GALWAY KERRY KIL­DARE LEITRIM LIM­ER­ICK

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Ev­ery Tues­day un­til May 27 8.30pm 125 (in­cludes din­ner) 01-4926830

Tues­days With Mor­rie

Terry Byrne and Andrew Mur­ray per­form in this stage adap­ta­tion of Mitch Al­bom’s best­selling mem­oir of life lessons learned from his for­mer col­lege pro­fes­sor bat­tling with Lou Gehrig’s dis­ease. Breda Cashe di­rects. Mill Theatre, Dun­drum. Apr 23-24 8pm 115/112 millthe­atre.ie

War Horse

The Royal Na­tional Theatre’s phenom­e­nal show, first seen in 2007, fi­nally reaches Dublin. Based on Michael Mor­purgo’s novel, Nick Stafford’s adap­ta­tion fol­lows the young Al­bert, sep­a­rated from his horse, Joey, who serves for both sides dur­ing World War I, and utilises the ground-break­ing pup­petry of South Africa’s Hand­spring Pup­pet Com­pany to bring the an­i­mals to life. Bord Gais En­ergy Theatre. Ends Apr 26 7.30pm (Wed and Sat mat 2.30pm) 120-160 bor­dgaisen­er­gythe­atre.ie

See axis: Bal­ly­mun. Mick Lally Theatre, Galway. Ends Apr 19 8pm 115/112 druid.ie

Pondling Shur I’ll Be Al­right Here on Me Own

Fre­goli pre­mieres a collection of three new mono­logues by Maria Tiv­nan, fea­tur­ing a woman who talks to the walls, a girl who must face the sea and a young man who col­lects foot­prints. Town Hall Theatre. Apr 22-23 8pm 110/18 tht.ie. Also Lim­er­ick.

Thy Will Be Done

On a visit home from the US to see the fa­ther he has never met, Martin forms an un­ex­pected re­la­tion­ship with his un­cle Jack and the home help, Bri­die, in Michael Carey’s play. St Johns Theatre, Lis­towel. Apr 22-26 8pm 115/112 stjohn­sthe­atrelis­towel.ie

Hairy Je­sus

Donal O’Kelly tours his solo play about Frank Sheehy-Sk­eff­in­g­ton, the paci­fist, fem­i­nist and so­cial­ist shot dead fol­low­ing The Ris­ing. In his life­time he was of­ten dis­missed as a crank: “A crank is a small in­stru­ment that makes rev­o­lu­tions,” he re­torted. Athy Com­mu­nity Arts Cen­tre. Apr 24 8pm 112/110 087-2761156. Also Leitrim.

Hairy Je­sus

See Kil­dare. Glens Cen­tre, Manorhamil­ton. Apr 23 8.30pm 116/112 071-9855833

Black­guarded: Our Vagina Dia­logues

In­spired by Eve Ensler’s pop fem­i­nist The Vagina Mono­logues, Lim­er­ick Women War­riors per­form a new in­ter­pre­ta­tion that shines a light on var­i­ous women’s is­sues, with pro­ceeds go­ing to the Mid-West Rape Cri­sis Cen­tre. Lime Tree Theate. Apr 23 8pm ¤6 lime­treethe­atre.ie

Shur I’ll Be Al­right Here on Me Own

See Galway. Theatre at the Savoy. Apr 24 1pm & 6pm, Apr 25 1pm

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