Charlie’s Country, the final part in Rolf de Geer’s exploration of indigenous culture in Australia will open the Cork Film Festival on November 7th. Screengrab: YouTube

An Australian film which has already earned its lead actor the best actor prize at Cannes and is Australia’s entry for best foreign film at next year’(...)

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“Tipp, Tipp, Tipp, Tipp” is the anthem in the Premier County, though Irish rebel (an actual rebel, not in the Cork sense) Charles Kickham’s song “Slie(...)

Actor Chris O’Dowd arrives for the American Theatre Wing’s 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, last night.

Irish actor Chris O’Dowd lost to Bryan Cranston for best actor as LBJ in All The Way at the 68th annual Tony Awards last night. O’Dowd, from Boyle, Co(...)

Chris O’Dowd received the nomination for best performance by an actor in a leading role for his performance in John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men” opposite Hollywood star James Franco.

Irish actors Chris O’Dowd and Sarah Greene have been nominated for Tony Awards, Broadway’s answer to the Oscars. O’Dowd, from Boyle, Co R(...)

One of the country’s best known rural pubs, made famous in a popular TV comedy series, has closed due to the recession eroding its customer base.An Bo(...)

Back behind the mic: John Murray in the studio on Monday. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

In a contemporary Ireland where nothing is certain except debt and taxes, Today With Sean O’Rourke (RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays) should be essential listeni(...)

Gerry McCann: his remains were found at 11.30am on Tuesday by a walker on Dollymount beach.

The sister of actor Gerry McCann whose remains washed ashore on a popular Dublin beach at the weekend has paid tribute to him, saying “he was the jewe(...)

Gerry McCann is missing from the Stillorgan area since Thursday. Photograph: Garda Press Office Gerry McCann had been missing since last Thursday.

Remains washed ashore on a popular Dublin beach at the weekend have been confirmed as those of actor Gerry McCann.The 47-year-old father of two had be(...)

Photograph of Gerry McCann taken the day before he went missing. Photograph: Gerry McCann Facebook page

Comedian Pat Shortt has appealed for the public’s help in tracing actor Gerry McCann, who went missing last Thursday. It was “ very much out of charac(...)

Pat Shortt can be seen in the comedy 'Life’s a Breeze'.
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Blast Private Eye magazine! The satirical publication recently introduced a column entitled National Treasures dedicated to the promiscuous overuse of(...)