Despite President Higgins’s recent jaunt to Windsor, our British chums could not be persuaded to take much interest in the muddled Hibernian mu(...)

John Michael McDonagh’s problematic follow-up to The Guard begins with an ingenious, arrest(...)

David McSavage: ‘Your mother would do anything for you, but she sort of sent you out into the world like some sort of useless orphan.’ Photograph: Eric Luke 2:49

Angry Emer is a strident career woman whose clipped nasal Mount Merrion accent would cut flesh. She will appear in the fourth series of the sat(...)

Actor Brendan Gleeson signs autographs at the ‘Calvary’ premiere during 64th Berlinale International Film Festival earlier this month. Photograph: Getty

John Butler’s comedy The Stag and John Michael McDonagh’s state-of-the-nation piece Calvary have topped the charts in the nominations for the upcom(...)

Brendan Gleeson on the red carpet at the opening night of Jameson Dublin International Film Festival. His film Calvary launched  the festival last night. Photograph: Aidan Crawley 1:58

Acting legends Brendan Gleeson and John Hurt walked the red carpet in Dublin to kick off the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival (JDIFF)(...)

Dreyfuss will attend a screening of Cas & Dylan, in which he plays a terminally-ill doctor, who finds himself on the run with a young hothead. Jason Priestley, best known as an actor in the 1990s series Beverley Hill 90210, makes his directorial debut with the Canadian picture. Photograph: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

It has been announced that Richard Dreyfuss, Oscar-winning star of Jaws and Close Encounters of the Third Kind, is to attend this year’s Jameson Dubli(...)

James Hickey, Irish Film Board chief executive, who presented an overview of the film industry in Ireland this year and an outlook for 2014. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Irish film, television and animation industry is on course for a record year generating €168 million worth of activity, Irish Film Board has said.(...)

Julian Lennon. Paul Dalglish. Cameron Douglas. It’s never easy following in your father’s footsteps when dad happens to be really, really good at his (...)

Brendan Gleeson: ‘I did learn what it was to work a normal life. That does help in grounding some of the work. I worry about younger actors who haven’t done anything else.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

We have perhaps become a little blase about Brendan Gleeson. Over two decades, the broad-faced, endlessly gregarious Dubliner has carved out a positio(...)

Kate O’Toole of the Irish Film Board,  Lelia Doolan of Picture Palace and Ros Na Rún actor Máire Uí Dhroighneáin at the launch of Galway’s  bid to become Unesco city of film. Photograph: Andrew Downes

The Irish Film Board is backing Galway’s ambition to become Ireland’s first – and the world’s third – Unesco city of film.Newly appointed film board c(...)