Dark secrets: Genevieve O’Reilly and James Nesbitt in ‘The Secret’

For more than 20 years a Northern Ireland dentist, Colin Howell, and his lover, a Sunday-school teacher named Hazel Buchanan, got away with murder. In(...)

Rory McIlroy is to host a night with Alex Ferguson on May 17th, two days before the Irish Open at the K Club. Photograph: Getty

Rory McIlroy is to host a night with Alex Ferguson in Dublin ahead of the Irish Open, with all proceeds raised going to The Rory Foundation. The even(...)

Actor James Nesbitt watches the super-bantamweight title unification bout between Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg   at Manchester Arena. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire

If the buzz words in the run-up to the England-Ireland rugby match were all about the “white noise” sprouted by Eddie Jones, we can only leave it to t(...)

On location: Catherine Geary, who has worked on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Game of Thrones and Skyfall. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker

To explain what the life of a film location manager is like, Catherine Geary shows me a sketch on her laptop. Actually, it’s more of a scribble. It lo(...)

Lucky man: James Nesbitt and his bevy of femmes fatales

If I tell you that James Nesbitt plays a middle-aged London detective in the flashy-looking cop drama Stan Lee’s Lucky Man (Sky1, Friday) you can prob(...)

Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson from Broad City

VINYL Sky Atlantic, February If you’re making a drama about the 1970s New York music scene, what better man to have on your creative team than Mick (...)

Retired champion jockey Tony McCoy: In a career of more than two decades, he rode over 4,300 winners. Photograph: PA

Recently retired 20-time champion jockey AP McCoy from Moneyglass, Co Antrim, has received a knighthood in the British new year’s honours list for ser(...)

Large crowds gather around the 10th green during day one of the Irish Open at Royal County Down. Photograph: PA

The Irish Open attendance figures are predicted to be off the charts at Newcastle. As dogged golf fans ignored the squalling showers that swept ove(...)

Georgina Campbell with the leading actress award for ‘Murdered by My Boyfriend’  at the Baftas. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Georgina Campbell (above) was a surprise Bafta winner, claiming the leading actress award, which had been largely tipped to be taken by Sheridan Smith(...)

Lenny Abrahamson’s Frank, starring Michael Fassbender as an eccentric musician who wears a huge false head at all times. The movie has picked up nine Ifta nominations

Two very different films concerning troubled men have topped the nominations for this year’s Irish Film and Television Awards (Ifta). Lenny Abr(...)