Jeremy Irvine (centre) in The Railway Man. “I was 17 and being rebellious. I wanted to piss off my parents. So I tried to join the army. I tried lying about my diabetes first”
War baby

For most actors, news of their big break remains a misty memory. But Jeremy Irvine, irritatingly handsome English dreamboat, has the whole thing on ta(...)

Television presenter Megan Cassidy  with Keelin Duggan (left) and Joey Kearney at the launch of the 30-day Waterford ‘Winterval’ festival, which   begins on November 29th. Photograph: Patrick Browne.

Waterford hopes to double the number of visitors to the city to 500,000 this Christmas for its month-long Winterval festival which was unveiled today (...)

Canny Boy

James McAvoy holds out his left hand and apologises. “I’m really sorry. The other one is a bit busted.” He twists himself around for a lopsided(...)