Stephen Fry came under fire for the comments he made during US talk show The Rubin Report.

Stephen Fry has unreservedly apologised for remarks which appeared to suggest survivors of sexual abuse should “grow up”. The actor and broadcaster, (...)

Bob Geldof and Van Morrison in A Fanatic Heart, a biography of WB Yeats

‘The 1916 commemoration on O’Connell Street was like a bad North Korea-type military parade with emotionally overblown television coverage” – no, not(...)

Soundwave founders Brendan O’Driscoll, Craig Watson and Aidan Sliney: Soundwave’s app service has celebrity fans, including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and actor Stephen Fry

Soundwave Analytics, the Irish start-up acquired by music streaming firm Spotify earlier this year, saw accumulated losses more than doubled last yea(...)

Jenny Beavan at the Baftas; and Kate Winslet at a previous Academy Awards ceremony. Photographs: Getty Images

Today’s press coverage of last night’s Oscars is sure to be a Top Trumps of slinky gowns and sartorial wildcards. It is the pivot upon which the enti(...)

Stephen Fry’s latest evacuation from Twitter followed a torrent of angry tweets directed at him

Last week, somebody on Twitter called me a See-U-Next-Tuesday because I didn’t like a superhero film he admired (http://goo.gl/x6ta7W). Now, I guess t(...)

Actors Carrie Fisher and Domhnall Gleeson pose after presenting the award for Best film not in the English language at the BAFTA awards at the Royal Opera House in London on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

The Bafta Awards have thrown up some real gems this year with hilarious and moving acceptance speeches, as well as witty quips from awards show host S(...)

Gay Byrne’s interview with Stephen Fry on “The Meaning of Life” notched up 6.6 million views

The marriage equality referendum, the Late Late Toy Show and Gay Byrne’s interview with Stephen Fry were among the biggest drivers of traffic to RTÉ’s(...)

 Soundwave founders Brendan O’Driscoll, Craig Watson and Aidan Sliney.

Music streaming company Spotify has bought Irish startup Soundwave for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition will see the music analytics firm integrat(...)

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has paid tribute to ‘magnificent actor’ Alan Rickman on his death. Photograph: Jas Lehal/Files/Reuters

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has paid tribute to “magnificent actor” Alan Rickman on his death aged 69. “There are no words to express how shocke(...)

In 1950, New Yorker television critic Philip Hamburger wrote about a new programme called Candid Camera, in which members of the public were gently p(...)