Ian Lewis, director of Sky Movies, and Spider Man ready to race to the rescue

In the age of on-demand services, “is there anything on Sky Movies Premiere tonight?” is beginning to sound like an odd question. Less than hal(...)

Judging panel at Savills event including Paul McNeive as Bono and Ronan O’Hara as Louis Walsh.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney

The great and the good of Ireland’s property industry assembled last week for a rocking night in support of a brilliant fundraising initiative by Savi(...)

Peggy Mangan went missing missing from her home while walking her dog Casper on September 24 last year. Her disappearance was the subject of huge publicity

Pensioner Peggy Mangan died from hypothermia having walked for 23 kilometres with her dog after going missing from her Dublin home, an inquest has he(...)

Rocket Raccoon (Bradley Cooper) in Guardians of the Galaxy. Yes, he's a raccoon

You there. Down the back. Sit up straight. You’ll ruin your innards. Last lesson, we were speaking about the Great Anglophone Divide (GAD), and how th(...)

You might like to push your fists into your eyes and rotate them furiously like a Chuckle Brother who’s just seen something he can’t quite believe.(...)

No-go zone: Ronan Keating with Laura Michelle Kelly  in Goddess

Come and have a go if you think you’re hard enough, Michael Bay. Despite last week’s glitzy Dublin premiere . . . despite the presence of two Irish ac(...)

Laughing all the way to the bank: Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie, starring Brendan O’Carroll  and his wife Jennifer Gibney,  gtossed over €1 million at the Irish box office over the weekend. Photograph: Artur Widak/PA Wire

It may not have been a hit among the critics but there was no stopping Mrs Brown over the weekend, as D’Movie written by Brendan O’Carroll took in €5.(...)

The camera flies majestically towards Dublin, the credits announce a “fillum by Ben Kellett” and we get another chance to ponder one of the age’s more(...)

Brendan O’Carroll at the world premiere of Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie at the Savoy Cinema, O’Connell Street, Dublin,  last night. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

Brendan O’Carroll believes Father Ted awoke the British to Irish comedy and tellingly, it was the first thing he said when asked to account for the h(...)

Always laughing: June Rodgers and Brenda Brooks. Photograph: Peter Crawley

June Rodgers is a comic who has performed on stage, TV and in movies. She appears regularly in pantomime and has had her own show in the Red Cow Moran(...)