Actor Brendan Gleeson signs autographs at the ‘Calvary’ premiere during 64th Berlinale International Film Festival earlier this month. Photograph: Getty

John Butler’s comedy The Stag and John Michael McDonagh’s state-of-the-nation piece Calvary have topped the charts in the nominations for the upcom(...)

Bell X1 performing on stage in Derry last night. Photograph: Rich Gilligan

Outside on Great James Street in Derry, the rain is lashing. Inside The Glassworks venue last night Foy Vance is pouring his heart out with equivalent(...)

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Boxed in: Tom Vaughan-Lawlor as Nidge in last weekend’s Love/Hate finale

Such was the hype ahead of the finale of Love/Hate (RTÉ One, Sunday) that Stuart Carolan, its writer, and David Caffrey, its director, could have deli(...)

Peter Coonan, Robbie Sheehan, Tom Vaughan Lawlor and Killian Scott in ‘Love/Hate’.

The ending was flat and confusing on Sunday night, some of the storyline seemed undeveloped and there was a sense nobody knew where the series was goi(...)

Love/Hate Series 4 Episode 6 - Fran (Peter Coonan) attacks Andrew (Peter O’ Meara). Image via RTÉ.

The first episode of this fourth series of Love/Hate was so promising. Gang boss Nidge (Tom Vaughan-Lawlor) was paranoid and with reason; there was co(...)