Gold stars go to the Gleeson brothers and Squarehead this week for releasing the best music video for charity you’ll see this year. When Domhnall a(...)

Nick Miller, winner of the Hennessy prize, with his portrait of Barrie Cooke, entitled Last Sitting, at the National Gallery yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 2:13

The inaugural Hennessy Portrait Prize has been awarded to Sligo-based painter Nick Miller. He was selected from a shortlist of 12 for his painting (...)

Contenders?: Anne Enright, Eimear McBride and Donal Ryan (top row); and Kevin Barry, Belinda McKeon and Jennifer Johnston (bottom row)

Writers’ incomes made headlines this summer. When the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society, a UK organisation that gathers and distributes roy(...)

Icelandic musician Silla

‘Art has a value and a power in wild places,” says artist Luke Franklin of 4 Bothies, during one of the talks at this year’s Drop Everything on Ini(...)

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The Stag

The folk behind this very agreeable comedy have politely batted aside any suggestions that it might be “an Irish T(...)

Best Actress: Lia Williams as Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire, written by Tennessee Williams, directed by Ethan McSweeny for the Gate Theatre.
Irish Times Theatre Awards

Judges’ Special Award:Anu Productions: To mark their work commemorating the Dublin Lockout, using the city of Dublin as their set, and their reconf(...)

Aidan Gillen on set during the video shoot. Photographs: Orla Keeshan

Broody valentines don’t come much darker than Love/Hate villain Aidan Gillen. When we went looking for an anti-hero to break my heart in the video (...)

Michael Legge, Hugh O'Conor, Peter McDonald, Andrew Scott, Andrew Bennett and Brian Gleeson in 'The Stag'

Hugh O’Conor mentions the fact while we are arranging coffee and cake. So, I presume he won’t mind me repeating it here. The fresh-faced star of My(...)

Amy Huberman has signed up to be the face of Newbridge jewellery for three years

The new TV campaign for Newbridge jewellery airs on July 1st. The company has always garnered massive PR spin from its high-profile “brand ambassadors(...)