The award-winning writer Aidan Higgins, who has died aged 88, has been variously praised for the experimental nature of his work and for being both a(...)

Alan Rickman.  Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Alan Rickman, one of the best-loved and most warmly admired British actors of the past 30 years, has died in London aged 69. His death was confirmed(...)

Actor Jeremy Irons. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Actor Jeremy Irons has said that people suffering from suicidal thoughts can reach out and be helped through love, friendship and community, as he unv(...)

Film, to be broadcast on September 1st, is narrated by Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons. Photograph: Eric Luke

The impact of mathematician George Boole’s work on technology today is explored in a new film commissioned by University College Cork to be screened (...)

Scarlett Johansson’s initial reaction to Travolta’s ‘handsiness’ spoke volumes. Photograph: Mike Nelson/EPA

Dear John,Actually, let’s try that again. Dear John, Joe and anyone else out there in need of a refresher on the subject. There’s a certain etiquette (...)

Actor Jeremy Irons has spoken about his involvement in the documentary ‘Trashed’ which was shown at UCC on Monday. Photograph: Blenheim Films.

People should not be charged to recycle their waste but should be encouraged to reduce the amount they are sending for disposal, Oscar winning actor J(...)

 Jeremy Irons: in the film ‘Trashed’ he explores the world’s most environmentally polluted places to reveal how rubbish affects our planet. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons will take part in a discussion following a free screening of ground-breaking environmental documentary Trashed at Uni(...)

Michelin Star chef Richy Virishwamy, who runs an award-winning bistro in Clonakilty and is head chef at the four star Inchydoney Lodge and Spa joined Adam Medcalf in rustling up a cracking meal using produce donated by Scally’s Supervalu and Harte’s Spar in Clonakilty. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

A mish-mash of ingredients – including yoghurt, green beans, tomatoes, carrots, onions and coriander – were whipped into a “rescued food feast” in Clo(...)

 Trashed, the documentary feature on the problem of waste on a worldwide scale, presented by Jeremy Irons, will be screened at Clonakilty’s “Food Rescue” free lunch on Sunday. Photograph: Eric Luke

A free lunch with a difference is on offer in Clonakilty, Co Cork next Sunday, February 1st. Adam Medcalf, head chef at Inchydoney Lodge and Spa and R(...)

Oscar Isaac in A Most Violent Year

You’ve seen All Is Lost. Right? That’s the film featuring Robert Redford as a yachtsman who gets cast adrift in a lonely ocean. There is barely a l(...)