Actor Steve Coogan with Philomena Lee, at the 11th annual Irish Film & Television Awards (Ifta) at the Double Tree by Hilton Dublin Hotel tonight. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The stars of the Irish television and film industry have arrived for their annual award ceremony tonight in Dublin. The Irish Film and T(...)

 Psychiatrist  Ivor Browne, pictured at his home in Ranelagh. Photograph: Dave Meehan
The Gentleman Browne

‘Is he still alive?” people keep asking. Yes he is, very much so, and is as challenging as ever. Visionary, revolutionary and preparing to take lea(...)

Saoirse Ronan at the Ifta awards. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

On the eve of its annual film fleadh, Galway is set to bid to become Ireland’s first dedicated Unesco city of film.Details of the bid to join the Unes(...)