The typical Irish man does not, apparently, have the looks of Michael Fassbender.

They say beauty is only skin deep. But that may be little consolation to Ireland’s men, who have been ranked among the ugliest in the world. (...)

History boys: Travis Fimmel and Gabriel Byrne in Vikings

Goodness, doesn’t Wicklow look like eighth-century Scandinavia? Or maybe it doesn’t – but, happily for Vikings (RTÉ Two, Sunday), it’s a safe bet that(...)

Jonathan Rhys Meyers: ‘[The name Dracula] comes from the Carpathian Mountains where people are very superstitious. Irish people are very superstitious, so I was able to engage in that’

I am sitting in a crypt with Jonathan Rhys Meyers, star of The Tudors, Mission Impossible 3 and the most recent incarnation of Dracula. In an adjoinin(...)

Sky’s remake of The Bridge sees Stephen Dillane investigate across borders

The latest series from Sky’s beefed-up drama department tests whether any TV remake can hope to capture that grey-sky bleakness that makes Scandi crim(...)

Lily Collins and Jamie Campbell Bower in The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

So, imagine that Twilight and Harry Potter got drunk together one night, lost all inhibitions and ended up falling foolishly into the same bed. Nine m(...)