Series 5 of the hit Irish-Canadian TV series “Vikings” which will be filmed in June in Dublin and Wicklow has been holding open casting days to hire thousands of extras for the production. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Teaser trailer for the upcoming episode of Game of Thrones. Video: HBO
Adele takes the top prize at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards, but was unable to attend the ceremony in person. Adele won the big prize, top artist, and accepted via a video segment. Video: Dick Clark Productions
Loach, 79, has won the top prize at Cannes twice - winning in 2006 with "The Wind That Shakes the Barley." Loach said he found it strange to receive an award in such opulent surroundings given the miserable living conditions of the people who inspired his film. Video: CANAL PLUS and Reuters
Due in cinemas in Summer 2016, the latest adrenaline-fuelled trailer for Star Trek Beyond, starring Chris Pine and Idris Elba, has been released. Video: Paramount Pictures
Using photos and film footage shot over thirty years ago, Joe St Leger, former Irish Times photographer, tells the story of the last Galway hooker boatmen of Connemara. The full documentary, ‘Bádóirí,' is to be shown on May 23rd at 7.30pm on RTE1.
The official trailer for the new series of Prison Break, first aired from 2005-2009, has been released. Video: Fox
After 27 years The Simpsons create another first by having Homer take viewers questions live on the air. Video: Fox
We join dancer/choreographer Liadain Herriott as she prepares for her show ‘Liminal’ this week in Dublin Dance Festival. Founded in 2002 DDF features the best of contemporary dance and runs until May 28th. Video: Bryan O'Brien
"If you sing about the truth, it can really touch people" says Jamala at a press conference following her Eurovision win on behalf of Ukraine. Her song '1944' tells the story of the expulsion of the Tartars from Crimea by Stalinist forces.
Ukraine's Jamala has won the Eurovision Song Contest with a song '1944' about war-time deportations of Crimean Tatars by the Soviet Union. Australia were pipped at the post in this 61st year of the competition.
A classic Terry Wogan Eurovision commentary moment from 2008 as Björn Gustafsson announces the results of the Swedish jury. Pictures: BBC
Pupils from 3rd class in Sundays Well Boys National School, Cork have created a stop motion animated film with Lego figures to honour the contribution of the Munster Fusiliers in the battle of the Somme, France in 1916.
Nicky Byrne will not appear in the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm, after voters failed to show any enthusiasm for his energetic rendition of Sunlight. Video: Eurovision Song Contest
Woody Allen’s new film for Amazon 'Cafe Society' premiering at Cannes is a nostalgic light comedy featuring a romance between a 50-year-old man and a woman half his age.
A live episode of The Simpsons is set to air on May 15 in the US, when Homer will take pre-screened questions from viewers during the last three minutes of the show via motion capture technology capturing the movements of actor Dan Castellaneta.
The trailer for the latest Top Gear series was released featuring cars from the Audi R8 to Reliant Robin. Video: BBC
The first semi-final in the Eurovision Song Contest was held in Stockholm, the ten lucky qualifiers will compete in the final on Saturday. Video: Reuters
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