L-R: Jordanne Jones, Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Charlie Kelly, Stephen Fingelton. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ferdia Walsh-Peelo Actor Ferdia Walsh-Peelo was always likely to become famous. Born and raised in Co Wicklow, the good-looking, sleek 16-year-old ha(...)

Former Milk Tray Man James Coombes: chatty but confectionery-free. Photograph: Cadbury/PA Wire

Cadbury is searching for a new Milk Tray Man to dress in black and make unsolicited visits to the homes of single women, leaving behind a box of choco(...)

 Actor Jamie Dornan, who played Christian Gray in the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey. A copy of the new Fifty Shades novel has been stolen ahead of its release date. File photograph: Stefanie Loos/Reuters

EL James’s publisher has said that it will not rush to release her latest novel despite fears pirated versions could appear after a copy of her new sa(...)

In the online survey to find the “The World’s Sexiest Nationalities”, Irish men, naturally, came top of the list.

Irish men are the world’s sexiest nationality, according to a survey by an American “travel dating” website. MissTravel.com claims to have poll(...)

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(...)

‘I have a beard because I think I look better with it than without,’ says Kerry musician Ross Brassil, who sports impressively long red bristles that are 18 months in the making. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

"Hipster” used to be a term for a specific social group; men and women in their teens and twenties, obsessive trend-watchers with an appetite for c(...)

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson, who star in Fifty Shades Of Grey. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Fifty Shades of Grey had a lucrative opening weekend in Irish cinemas, taking in more than €1.3 million, according to the studio behind the film. Uni(...)

Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

My inner goddess packed up and left me to it about 10 minutes after the opening credits of the Fifty Shades of Grey movie, roughly around the time tha(...)

 Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ which is coming out on Valentine’s Day

The owners of a cinema in Buncrana, Co Donegal, have rubbished a press report that the Catholic Church leaned on it not to show 50 Shades of Grey whic(...)

At the Irish Film Board  announcement of its schedule and priorities for 2015 were (from left) actor Sarah Greene, actor Tara Lee, James Hickey, chief executive of the Irish Film Board, and actor and screenwriter Amy Huberman. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

A tale of love and music in the Dublin inner-city of the 1980s, a literary adaptation about 1950s emigration from rural Ireland, and the contemporary(...)