Above, director Dearbhla Walsh, with Mads Damsbo (right) and artist Lasse Andersen, at Dublin’s Science Gallery. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

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Electric Picnic in Stradbally, Co Laois, which takes place in early September. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

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

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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(...)

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Romain Duris

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 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind: Jim Carrey clears his head in Michel Gondry’s film

We could probably do without any more sobering news on the economic front, but a new OECD report is about to compound things, in the way only r(...)