A Paddy Power advertisement depicting Roy Keane as Scottish warrior William Wallace. Photograph:  Paul Sharp/Sharppix

Roy Keane has become embroiled in another legal tussle, this time by starting a lawsuit against the bookmaker Paddy Power for mocking him up as Willia(...)

1975 E21 (far right) gave birth to 3 Series name but 1982’s E30 (second right) created its birthright. 4:42

It didn’t feel much like an Earth-shattering event. There were no strange lights in the sky, no volcanic rumblings, no-one looking around for a helpfu(...)

From left: St Mary Magdalene in the Wilderness, circa 1625, by Domenichino; St Sebastian Tended by St Irene, circa 1650-52, by Luca Giordano; St Rufina (1630s) by Francisco de Zurbarán. Photographs: copyright National Gallery of Ireland

Passion & Persuasion: Images of Baroque Saints National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin ****   In a way, Passion & Persuas(...)

Sylvester Stallone’s Barney Ross and the boys (Jace, Dolph et al) head to Turkey to bust former cohort Doctor Death (Wesley Snipes) out of jail. And t(...)

Should we even be thinking about food on a day that’s supposed to be about a little voluntary self-deprivation?

What should a self-respecting secularist eat on Good Friday? That’s a question you might be asking yourself this morning. Especially if you’re (...)

Screenwriter: Viewing is believing 2:42

Christians enjoyed a triumph at the US box office two weeks ago. Against the odds, a film aimed specifically at the faith demographic became a hit.(...)

President Michael D Higgins’s state visitto Britain begins on Tuesday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The decision by Northern Ireland’s deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness to attend events marking the state visit of President Michael D Higgins (...)

Was Martin Luther King right that white people in a position of supremacy can only be free if black people are free? Photograph: AP Photo/File

Freedom is almost certainly the primary political value of our time. It is invoked as the justification for innumerable causes, its two syllabl(...)

Riverdance (in which Michael Flatley danced) and its spin-offs are the ultimate examples of Irish-influenced entertainment produced in a universal and engaging format

Could Irish language movies and songs ever compete in the global entertainment market? Some 70 per cent of Hollywood’s box office revenue now c(...)

Sarah Jessica Parker recently said in a magazine interview that women today “are pretty unfriendly to one another”. Photograph: Andrew H Walker/Getty

What do women really want? It is a puzzle that has perplexed everyone from Mel Gibson to Freud, who called it the “greatest question that has never(...)