Jonas Nay stars as Martin Rauch or “Moritz Stamm” (his spy name) in Cold War thriller ‘Deutschland 83’

A new-year email arrives from Channel 4 with the subject line “Meet Walter”. Inside there’s a pencilled illustration of a dapper figure explaining tha(...)

David Lane: a   “surgeon’s surgeon” who operated on many doctors and other surgeons. He was also oboist with the Dublin Baroque Players

David Lane, who has died aged 88, was an outstanding and admired Dublin surgeon and an accomplished musician. He spent his working career in what is (...)

Sidse Babett Knudsen as Danish prime minister Birgitte Nyborg in ‘Borgen’. Photograph: Mike Kollöffel/DR.

Danish public-service broadcaster DR has long since moved on from Borgen, the political drama it ran on DR1 for three series between 2010 and 2013. Bu(...)

Sonal Shah, who has been invited to today’s Global Irish Economic Forum at Dublin Castle.

A former adviser to US president Barack Obama has highlighted the “value of failure” in helping societies to grow.Sonal Shah,who was director of the f(...)

The €15 million Beaufort laboratory will house a national ocean energy test facility

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is due to turn the sod today on an international “centre of excellence” for maritime research in Cork harbour.The €15 million Bea(...)