Host Graham Norton during filming of the Graham Norton Show, at the London Studios, central London. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Chat-show host and comedian, Graham Norton remains Ireland’s best paid broadcaster earning €2.83 million in fees last year.The popular BBC presenter i(...)

Peter O’Mahony: ruled out until next season due to a shoulder injury. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Peter O’Mahony has been ruled out of Ireland’s tour of Argentina in June after undergoing reconstructive shou(...)

Lo, in the second Millennium of our Lord’s time, there came upon the world a monstrous entity that laid (...)

Russell Crowe (centre) attending the premiere of Noah at the Savoy cinema, Dublin. Photograph: Artur Widak/PA Wire

Russell Crowe, one of the world’s old-school superstars, was in Dublin at lunchtime today for the premiere of Darren Aronofky’s controversial b(...)

A New York Winter’s Tale 2:53

We’ve had this conversation too many times. If there is one genre of fiction that almost never translates successfully to film, it is magic rea(...)

How To Train Your Dragon 2: Coming July 4th

Welcome to our bumper guide to another year of sequels, remakes and leftfield experiments. The most comprehensive preview available is, f(...)

Ray Winstone in Sky 1’s Moonfleet

A bearded Ray Winstone in a velvet-collared coat is handing out chocolate biscuits and larking about with his young Moonfleet co-star Aneurin Barnard,(...)

Novelist Elmore Leonard: began writing fiction while an advertising copywriter for General Motors. Photograph: Paul Sancya/AP.

A full measure of recognition came to writer Elmore Leonard, who has died aged 87, rather late in life. When Stick was published in Britain in 1984, o(...)

Man of Steel

And the campaign to make Superman cool continues. It wasn’t always this way. The most successful big-screen incarnation of the superhero – the Chri(...)

Despite having written several of the finest British novels of the past 20 years – including Arcadia (...)