A house with a view of Dalkey Island near the foot of Coliemore Road in Dalkey, Co Dublin, is for sale for €1.25 million – but it’s the site and its p(...)

“Nearly 20 years ago, I went to the Project Arts Centre in Dublin to see a play called Ladies and Gentlemen by Emma Donoghue, who now has an Oscar nomination for adapting her superb novel, Room. The play wasn’t all that good.” Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Put the word Oscar into a word-association test and most of our political leaders won’t say “Wilde”, they’ll say “nomination”. Last week, when the Osc(...)

Daniel Day-Lewis and Alison Whelan in My Left Foot directed by Jim Sheridan (1989). The film received five Academy Award nominations and Day-Lewis and Brenda Fricker went on to take the Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress awards

In 1989, first-time film director Jim Sheridan’s My Left Foot, a small television drama made for ITV, shocked the Hollywood establishment when it rec(...)

Alan Rickman   AOL Studios In New York City on June 19th, 2015. (Photo by Desiree Navarro/WireImage)

Alan Rickman, one of the UK’s most acclaimed actors, has died at the age of 69. He had been suffering from cancer. Rising to fame with his insidiou(...)

Sorrento Terrace in Dalkey, Co Dublin (file photo). Photograph: Eric Luke

Film director Neil Jordan is involved in a planning row with his next-door neighbour at Sorrento Terrace in Dalkey, south Dublin. Last year, the most(...)

Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikanderin The Danish Girl

Blockbusters may bring home the bacon, but the movie world still pivots around those late-winter, early-spring months when prestige pictures receive (...)

Meeting Saoirse Ronan is not unlike meeting a movie industry veteran. Working out of a central Dublin hotel for interview purposes, she hallos most(...)

Surrendering to the yarragh: Van Morrison at Orangefield High, his old school in Belfast, in August 2014. Photograph: Exile Productions

Van Morrison’s music as I hear it holds a story – a story made of fragments. There is in his music, from the very first, a kind of quest: for the m(...)

Cian McDonald owner of the Grooming Rooms on South William Street. Photograph: Sara Freund

Best Salon The Grooming Rooms The barber business is booming now, but the Grooming Rooms were ahead of the curve, opening in 2007. Owners John Erra(...)

Number 1 Sorrento Terrace has spectacular views of Dublin Bay and is situated on the area’s most exclusive coastal strip

Dublin’s most expensive residential home – Number 1 Sorrento Terrace, Dalkey – has been sold. The high profile end-of-terrace property with spectacula(...)