Bela Lugosi in Dracula (1931)

Even the doziest domestic observer will have noticed that Irish cinema is passing through an unprecedented period of fecundity. Others are blowing ou(...)

Lumiere festival, one of the highlights of the UK City of Culture celebrations in Derry. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

As Shaun Davey’s symphony, The Relief of Derry, reaches its climax in a converted British Army barracks in the eponymous city tonight, no doubt a few (...)