1 Bill Murray does not think Bruce Willis is a “jackass”. In a surprise appearance, Bill Murray opens the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con. T(...)

Liam Cunningham in Let Us Prey: ‘I’m the devil, or the Grim Reaper, or whatever you want to call him. But for the harbinger of death he’s a pretty nice guy’

It’s a bright Dublin morning and a small robin has circled back for the third time to take another gander at Liam Cunningham. Could it be that the (...)

Lenny Abrahamson’s Frank, starring Michael Fassbender as an eccentric musician who wears a huge false head at all times. The movie has picked up nine Ifta nominations

Two very different films concerning troubled men have topped the nominations for this year’s Irish Film and Television Awards (Ifta). Lenny Abr(...)

A still from SLR by Stephen Fingleton: the story of a pornographer who becomes obsessed with a mysterious, anonymous photographer

Two Northern Irish films have made it onto the long list for best live-action short at the Academy Awards. Ten films appear on the list, from which fi(...)

Deirdre O’Kane as Christine Noble in Noble

How do you capture a personality so enormous as Christina Noble? Over the last quarter of a century, the indomitable Dubliner has toiled energ(...)

Jack Reynor in Gerard Barrett’s superb Glassland

Two years ago, Jimmy Deenihan, then Minister for Arts, turned up at the Galway Film Fleadh for the world premiere of Gerard Barrett’s Pilgrim Hill.(...)

 Liam Cunningham as Davos Seaworth in HBO’s  Game of Thrones, which is filmed mostly in Northern Ireland

“Winter is coming!” might seem like an unusual thing for a tourism marketing agency to say in a press release about an area not known for its s(...)

Game of Thrones:  Liam Cunningham as Davos Seaworth

In a series of suites at the Corinthia Hotel in London, journalists sip coffee and stare at their smartphones. They are here to interview the c(...)

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(...)

Accumulated losses at the Clarence Hotel in Dublin fell slightly last year, according to accounts for Brushfield Ltd, the company under which the hote(...)