Though spring is still struggling to arrive, and Christmas is still eight long months away, the Irish Repertory Theatre is giving us an early gift in the form of its terrific new revival of Conor McPherson's contemporary spin on holiday strife, The Seafarer. Astutely directed by Ciarán O'Reilly with a stellar cast of seasoned actors, this Seafarer, which will amuse you and chasten you in equal measure, is welcome at any time of year. . . .