Olwen Fouéré in Riverrun. Photograph: Jeremy Abrahams

‘Edinburgh is the worst city in the world if your show is doing badly and it’s the best city in the world if your show is doing well.” These were t(...)

Collapsing Horse’s ‘Human Child’

The cafe where I have arranged to meet two Collapsing Horses, one Pondling, a man named Bush and their long-suffering producer, is closed. Ther(...)

James Franco (left) and Chris O’Dowd in a scene from ‘Of Mice and Men’. Photograph: AP Photo/Polk & Co/Richard Phibbs

It has been quite a week for Irish actors. Domhnall Gleeson secured a role in JJ Abrams’s upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII, and on Broadway Chris O’Dow(...)

Jack Gleeson (left) and Matt Smyth met in West Side Story. PHOTOGRAPH: DAVE MEEHAN

Jack Gleeson (21) stars as evil King Joffrey Baratheon in the HBO series ‘Game of Thrones’. He is currently filming the fourth series while also a Tri(...)

Not in front of the parents

There are some things parents are better off not knowing – or even imagining – and the antics of post-Leaving Certificate holidays definitely fall int(...)

The Government’s decision to liquidate the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation has, among other matters, created the need to find replacements for forme(...)

Louis Lovett in 
The House That Jack Filled

A friend of mine, early 20s, decided to get a tattoo for a recent birthday. What was it, I wondered, before the big reveal – a bird, a plane, a Chines(...)