The Love Punch

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Oscar winner: Wilde is ranked World’s No 1 Irishman. Photograph: Eric Luke

Who is the most famous Irish person who has ever lived? Or the most famous Irish person alive? We’ll come to an answer in a few paragraphs, bec(...)

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Pierce Brosnan ad for Sky Ireland

Just because George Clooney does it (for Nespresso), doesn’t make it right. Celebrity-fronted ads just seem that little bit more tragic ever since (...)

“Nicer than the Terminator”: Nelson Mandela with Melanie Verwoerd (right) and Mary Davis in Dublin for the Special Olympics. Photograph courtesy of Robbie Fry
Mandela, Ireland and me
  • People
  • December 7, 2013, 01:00

There is an incredible depth of sadness in South Africa. Over the past three months South Africans have been preparing themselves for the inevitable. (...)

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Trish Egan from Cree, Fortall, Birr, Co Offaly. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

Just over two decades ago, actor Pierce Brosnan lost his 43-year-old wife, Cassandra to ovarian cancer. Earlier this month, his 42-year-old daughter, (...)

 Miriam Allen, managing director of Galway Film Fleadh. Photograph: Andrew Downes

It hardly seems possible that the Galway Film Fleadh is only now celebrating its 25th anniversary. Conceived as a spin-off from the Galway Arts Festiv(...)

Marion Bartoli of France trains on a practise court at the Wimbledon.   Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Marion Bartoli completes her journey from rock bottom to the most prestigious match in women’s tennis tomorrow when she steps out on Centre Court to (...)

Charlotte Brosnan, daughter of Pierce Brosnan, who has died of cancer. Photograph: Getty

Charlotte Brosnan, the stepdaughter of actor Pierce Brosnan, has died from cancer. Pierce (60) who is filming a spy thriller, November Man, in Eastern(...)