Actor Jane McGrath as Garda Sharon Cleere in TV3’s  ‘Red Rock’. A promo for the new soap opera points to turbulent times ahead for the character.

TV3’s campaign for new twice-weekly soap Red Rock is about to step up several notches, with a major out-of-home advertising campaign kicking off on Mo(...)

Paul Kimmage began work on Brian O’Driscoll’s autobiography only to past the work onto Mark English, who ghosted The Test. Photograph: Inpho.
The game of sports ghostwriting
  • Sport
  • November 1, 2014, 01:00

Hunter Davies published the authorised biography of the Beatles in 1968 and the football classic, The Glory Game. He’s also ghosted a few football boo(...)

For Iain Willis, memories of 1 Vergemount Park in Clonskeagh are fond.He spent his college days here with brothers Simon and Brian, who both work in (...)

August: Osage County

Welcome to Osage County, population: showily deranged. This is one heck of a place. Nobody is able to open his or her mouth without touching on some t(...)

Robert Harris: trademark approach. Photograph: Geoffrey Swaine/Rex

It was the dodgiest of all dossiers. “It’s quite small,” says Robert Harris. “It was written on very flimsy paper – rice paper, or old-style typing pa(...)

Danny Boyle in LA. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Does any other British filmmaker kick up quite so much affection as Danny Boyle? Yes, folk enjoyed Trainspotting (...)

Jack the Giant Slayer

You may think of fairytales as moralistic fables handed down and gradually sanitised through successive generations. But where you see collecti(...)