The anime and manga convention Eirtakon is one of this weekend’s events and includes a cosplay masquerade and Yule Ball. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Eirtakon ConventionOrganised by Dublin City University’s Anime and Manga Society, the 10th annual anime and manga convention will be held at the Croke(...)

As the Carte Noire French Film Festival moves into the Irish Film Institute (until November 30th) we are reminded what a large part that nation plays (...)

Kasandra O’Connell, head of the IFI Irish Film Archive: “We will go through every single can [of film containing advertisements made for Irish screens from the 1960s to the 1980s] and make an assessment.”

More than 2,000 damp and mould-infested advertisements made for Irish screens from the 1960s to the 1980s are set to be restored following the Irish F(...)

The Lyric Theatre in Belfast which was designed by O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects

Multiple award-winning Dublin-based architects Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey are to receive Britain’s Royal Gold Medal in recognition of their l(...)

Jenny Wallblom and her children Lois (4) and Milo (5) Humphries at Propositions by Hélio Oiticica at Imma. Photograph: Frank Miller

More than 900 venues across the country are throwing open their doors for free, so keeping your evening open on Friday to absorb some culture is a (...)

Brandon López, Karen Martínez and Rodolfo Domínguez in The Golden Dream

Never mind The Fault in Our Stars. If you really want screen teens to break your heart this summer, don’t miss Diego Quemada-Díez’s superb new dram(...)

17/19 Sycamore Street, Dublin 2: will show a gross initial yield of 10.13 per cent once standard purchasing costs are taken into account

An unusual opportunity to buy a night club in Dublin’s Temple Bar will arise shortly when joint agents BNP Paribas Real Estate and HWBC offer for sal(...)

Is there a more delightfully eccentric voice in film criticism than the one that emerges from Mark Cousins? We mean “voice” both in its literal(...)

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Why not just call the thing Citizen Kane and have done with it? By naming his new experimen(...)

Incoming chair of the Arts Council Sheila Pratschke  was most recently the director of the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Sheila Pratschke is to be the new chair of the Arts Council, as announced yesterday by Minster for the Arts Jimmy Deenihan. She succeeds Pat Moylan, w(...)