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This afternoon.

Leinster House, Dublin 2.

A danse macabre from ballerina Niamh O;Flannagain as she joined a silent, Covid-friendly protest on behalf of dance school owners, drama and stage school owners, dance teachers, professional dancers and others who are calling on the government to reopen their sector.

Pics Karl Ffrench

Earlier: Undoing the split.

Pics: Karl Ffrench


They’re bringing ballet to the capital’s landmarks.

With your help.

Filmmaker Howard Jones writes:

Myself and professional ballerina Zoe Ashe-Browne are in our last week of crowdfunding for a short film we are making. The film combines narrative ballet, an original soundtrack composed by Cloud Castle Lake and the City of Dublin. Our visual love letter to Dublin city, has only TWO days left to reach it’s fundit target.

We’ve gotten so far, with so much support, now we need to get it over the line. I thought maybe some if your readers would have enough interest in the project to help us out.

Save Poolbeg.

Ballet Átha Cliath (Fundit)


Minister for Health and prima ballerina Leo Varadkar pictured earlier launching a new HSE website with information on common ailments such as a cold, flu and tummy bugs.

It’s not a caption competition unless you say so…



That’s no adagio.

Dancers Angela Revie (Black Swan) and Ryoko Yagyu from Osaka, Japan (White Swan) who will perform in Ballet Ireland’s ‘Swan Lake’ – touring Ireland from October 24-December 21 with a stop in the Gaiety Theatre (November 2-24) – at Ballet Ireland HQ Dublin today.

*heads to barre*

(Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland)