TDs and Senators are dunked by Trinity staff and students in Front Square in aid of motor neurone disease research. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Since my colleague Donald Clarke poured cold water over the ice bucket challenge (and, inexplicably, Christmas jumpers) on these pages last week, mor(...)

Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne: “We are funny in real life? I think so, yes. But when working on a character, we get serious.”

We begin with a chat about the last scene of the Dardenne brothers’ new film. Nobody is likely to confuse Two Days, One Night with a Miss Marple my(...)

It is often said that Aidan Gillen is among the shyest of actors; that he’s the Artist Least Likely to Talk Guff; that between transatlantic jobs, he (...)

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Magnhild Opdøl’s bronze sculpture based on Bambi

The Norwegian artist Magnhild Opdøl came to Ireland to study at NCAD in Dublin in 2004, and she’s been based in Ireland since. She has exhibited widel(...)

He’s a man with a reputation for speaking his mind, so it comes as no surprise that Ian McCulloch is forthright in his opinions on young indie band(...)