Maureen O’Hara: ‘I have so many happy memories of Lugdine’. Photograph:Frank Miller 	0:59

Lugdine Park, the beloved west Cork home of Irish screen legend Maureen O’Hara, has sold for about €1.6 million. The scenic coastal home on 35 (...)

Tommy Maguire, who has died aged 75, was a Tyrone man who contributed a new genre to film. As Italian director Sergio Leone invented the Spaghetti Wes(...)

The poster for ‘McLintock!’ is one of dozens of vintage posters on auction and is signed by Michael Wayne, John’s son

Even the concept of a film such as Fifty Shades of Grey would have been unthinkable to cinema-goers in 1960s Ireland, but one of that decade’s popu(...)

Galway developer Luke Comer has purchased Courtown Demesne, a classic Georgian mansion on 400 acres of prime development land in Kildare for a sum (...)

Included in the sale is a bronze bust of John Wayne

On July 23rd last year almost 4,000 people streamed to the quaint village of Cong, Co Mayo, in the hope of picking up a piece of Ashford Castle’s hist(...)

1960: Italian actor Marcello Mastroianni and Anita Ekberg in Rome’s  Trevi Fountain during the shooting of Federico Fellini’s film La Dolce Vita. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images/File photo

Anita Ekberg, the Swedish actress who gained global fame dancing in Rome’s Trevi Fountain in Federico Fellini’s film La Dolce Vita, has died aged 83.T(...)

The funeral of former Kerry South TD Jackie Healy-Rae is led by Jackie’s pony ‘Peig’ past his pub in Kilgarvan village. Photograph: Eamonn Keogh/MacMonagle

He was buried wearing the cap. It could not have been any other way. Charlie Chaplin had his bowler. John Wayne had his Stetson. And Jackie Healy-Rae (...)

Maureen O’Hara speaks after accepting an her Oscar statuette from actors Clint Eastwood  and Liam Neeson at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Governors Awards in Los Angeles yesterday. Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/ Reuters

Irish actress Maureen O’Hara lastnight received an honorary Academy Award for her contribution to Hollywood. The 94-year-old, who is a prolific(...)

Actress Maureen O’Hara opens the Ranelagh Arts Festival in 2010. The opening was something of a homecoming as the Hollywood star was born and grew up in Ranelagh. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Maureen O’Hara is to receive an honorary Oscar at the film academy’s Governors Awards ceremony today. The 94-year-old actress is to her receive(...)


Legendary Irish actor Maureen O’Hara has placed her beloved west Cork home on the market for €2.3 million. In 2012 the 94-year-old star of the silv(...)