Jack Reynor (Glassland, What Richard Did) at the launch of the Jameson Dublin International Film Festrival. Photograph: Eric Luke

Unstoppable Irish actor Jack Reynor was among the guests who joined Gráinne Humphreys, director of the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, to(...)

Oscar winners (left to right): Best Actor in a Supporting Role JK Simmons, Best Actress in a Supporting Role Patricia Arquette, Actress in a Leading Role Julianne Moore and Actor in a Leading Role Eddie Redmayne, in the press room of the 87th Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire 2:50

Alejandro G Iñárritu’s Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), a dizzying tale of Broadway composed as if shot in one continuous take, has wo(...)

The unending masks of love: Lady Gaga’s Poker Face

Professional philosophers are much more comfortable talking about abstruse concepts and impenetrable theoretical frameworks than everyday subjects (...)

Niamh Buck (left), Maria O’Grady with her daughter Amber (far right) at the Lady Gaga concert at the 3arena in Dublin last night. Photograph: Neil Coles

Bad weather did nothing to deter Lady Gaga’s hordes of fans dubbed “Little Monsters” from donning wacky and weird outfits in Dublin last night. Lady G(...)

BuyandSell.ie chief executive Nóirín Ní Laocha said the letter to Communicorp staff was part of a wider move by the company to tell “everyone and anyone we know” about the relaunch.

Staff at Denis O’Brien’s Irish media group Communicorp have been encouraged by their bosses to sell their “unwanted stuff” and “earn some extra money (...)

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Queen Elizabeth II’s understated but significant words of insight on the troubled history of Anglo-Irish relations at a state dinner in Dublin in 2011 are included in the new edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations: “With the benefit of historical hindsight, we can all see things which we would wish had been done differently or not at all.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

As Scotland goes to the polls today to decide on its independence, it is interesting to leaf through this week’s newly published eighth edition of (...)

Jenny Wallblom and her children Lois (4) and Milo (5) Humphries at Propositions by Hélio Oiticica at Imma. Photograph: Frank Miller

More than 900 venues across the country are throwing open their doors for free, so keeping your evening open on Friday to absorb some culture is a (...)

 Comedian Joan Rivers has died after being removed from life supports following complications during surgery. Photograph: Theo Wargo/Getty Images

Comedian, writer and outrageous television personality Joan Rivers died yesterday aged 81. Best known for hurling cutting barbs at fellow celebriti(...)

Adele: will she show up at the iTunes festival?

Electric Picnic has come and gone, but it not’s quite all over yet for the year’s music festivals: iTunes is currently staging its month-long extravag(...)