Beyonce and Chris Martin of Coldplay perform during half-time at the NFL’s Super Bowl 50 football game between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos in Santa Clara, California. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Coldplay, Beyonce, and Bruno Mars performed a set of their chart-topping hits during an energetic and colourful performance at the Super Bowl. The (...)

The Gallery Room in Adare Manor, Co Limerick, prior to its forthcoming refurbishment which is estimated to take 18 months. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

It has hosted former US president Bill Clinton, Hollywood actor Michael Douglas, rock star Bruce Springsteen and champion golfer Tiger Woods, but the (...)

 Colin and  Eithne Bell, who set up the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust in memory of their son. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Colin Bell usually takes the call at his house in Newry. Somebody, somewhere, thousands of miles away has died, and their family doesn’t know what (...)

He may be small, but all eyes are on Ant-Man. The final film in “Phase 2”, according to Marvel Studio-speak, arrives at a moment when The Avengers:(...)

Audi’s TT: the RS version is likely to hit more than 400bhp

It has yet to push a single RS 3 Sportback across a showroom forecourt, but Audi has promised even more power and performance from the next generat(...)

Pádraig Harrington, Darren Clarke and Tiger Woods  on the putting green before the afternoon rounds in the jp mcmanus invitational Pro-Am in Adare Manor  in  July 2010 Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

JP McManus has emerged as the highest bidder for Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort with a knock-out offer of €30 million. Final bids for the five-st(...)

David Fincher: “There’s way too much risk in offending people now”. Photograph: Alberto E Rodriguez/Getty

David Fincher stops halfway into a biscuit. He looks deep in thought. “Enough bitching from me,” he says. “I’ve bitched so much. I’m embarrassed. R(...)

David Fincher: “There’s way too much risk in offending people now”. Photograph: Alberto E Rodriguez/Getty

David Fincher stops halfway into a biscuit. He looks deep in thought. “Enough bitching from me,” he says. “I’ve bitched so much. I’m embarrassed. Righ(...)

Can you dig it: Shep Gordon and Alice Cooper chillaxin’ back in the day

Shep Gordon came to California with a sociology degree and a whole mess of savvy. Having checked into Hollywood’s Landmark Hotel, he was awakened in t(...)

SXSW Film: Emjay Anthony and Jon Favreau  in  “Chef”
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The South By Southwest festival gets most attention for its musical and interactive components, but SXSW Film has been running in Austin since (...)