Dark secrets: Genevieve O’Reilly and James Nesbitt in ‘The Secret’

For more than 20 years a Northern Ireland dentist, Colin Howell, and his lover, a Sunday-school teacher named Hazel Buchanan, got away with murder. In(...)

Waterford’s Shane Bennett, with Patrick Curran, has been playing a more prominent for the county. Photograph: Inpho

Saturday All-Ireland Under-21 FC final Cork v Mayo, Cusack Park Ennis, 6.0 – A high-quality championship reaches its climax in Ennis with the meet(...)

Pathos and farce: Peter Coonan, Owen McDonnell and Seán T Ó Meallaigh from TG4's Wrecking The Rising

For the most part, this year’s centenary commemorations have been sober and reflective, imbued with that quiet dignity usually only achieved when Ree(...)

‘Poldark’: Starring Eleanor Tomlinson as Demelza and Aidan Turner at the eponymous hero. photograph: mike hogan

Sideline Productions, which is currently busy making the fourth series of the Great Irish Bake Off for TV3, collected a €10,000 cheque (in giant publi(...)

Trevor Giles says Dublin’s dominance is undermining football’s appeal. Photograph: Inpho

As the dust settles on Dublin’s record equalling four-in-a-row in the Allianz Football League, there are concerns that the county’s ongoing domination(...)

Flimflam man: Kevin McGeever shows off his Hummer.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

My guess is that there are a great many people who need to talk to Kevin McGeever – those many people whom the 71-year-old scammed out of money in a l(...)

TG4’s car-based dating show Pioc do Ride, made by El Zorrero Films, and RTÉ’s The Notorious, a series about MMA fighter Conor McGregor made by Motive Television, were among the first winners of the festival’s Torc awards to be announced.

It is a place for broadcasters and production companies from Ireland and abroad to do deals, forge new relationships and celebrate the best of the pro(...)

The Irish Times Women’s Podcast named director Louise Ní Fhiannachta as the recipient of the inaugural Irish Times Women’s Podcast Woman To Watch Award. Photograph: Roisín Ingle via Twitter

The Irish Times Women’s Podcast named director Louise Ní Fhiannachta as the recipient of the inaugural Irish Times Women’s Podcast Woman To Watch Awar(...)

Liam Neeson with fans Soibhan Dower and Paul Dodd at the Iftas. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

There were few enormous surprises when the Irish Film and Television Academy (Ifta) awards were announced at the Mansion House on Saturday night. Lenn(...)

Simon Fitzmaurice directed ‘My Name is Emily’ – a crowd-funded production – from a wheelchair, while struggling with the symptoms of motor neurone disease. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

An extraordinary awards season for the domestic film industry comes to a close on Saturday night with the Irish Film and Television Academy (Ifta) Awa(...)