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Ferenc Legyel as Michael Curtiz in Curtiz, a film by Tamas Yvan Topolánszky recreating the drama behind the making of Casablanca.

In 1974, Warner Brothers executive Simon Benzakein met French New Wave icon François Truffaut in Los Angeles with an offer to remake Casablanca. The d(...)

The  Copper Box Arena in London where the Road to Tokyo European Boxing Olympic Qualifying Event took place. Photograph: James Chance/Getty Images

Bernard Dunne, the high-performance director of Irish boxing, asked for the entire Irish boxing team, coaching staff and back-up team to be tested for(...)

An  empty car park as Fr Paddy Stanley  says the Sunday 9.30am mass in St Brendan’s Church, Coolock, Dublin which was closed to the public but broadcast live on the webcam. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

At a Mass in a nearly-empty St Andrew’s Church on Dublin’s Westland Row on Sunday morning, Fr Enda Cunningham asked “is God with us or not? Perhaps no(...)

The GPO crib: ‘The wise men (and the Bible never tells us how many of them there were) do not take their place until the Epiphany (January 6th). Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Most Christmas nativity scenes currently on view are wrong, with Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus, the shepherds, angels and three kings all appearing way bef(...)

Children, with their untutored eyes, are often the first to recognise that the sentiments behind the nativity are universal

Across the country blue sheets are being excitedly whipped off beds in the name of the Mother of God. Striped tea towels are flying off the shelves to(...)

 Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli poses at the British embassy in Rome before receiving the medal of knighthood from the British ambassador to Italy in 2004. File photograph: Paolo Cocco/AFP/Getty Images

Franco Zeffirelli, who directed the world’s greatest opera singers and brought Shakespeare to the cinema-going masses, has died. He was 96. In a stat(...)

Father-of-three John Lawless was shot dead in north Dublin earlier this month

Father-of-three John Lawless, who was shot dead in north Dublin earlier this month, has been remembered as a man who loved to have fun and “loved to h(...)

Umbria has a rich cultural history,  and its countryside is dotted with towns that make delightful day-long diversions.

Are there still parts of Italy that are undiscovered country for Irish tourists? Many Irish people will at some point have seen a friend married in It(...)

Pope Francis after this week’s general audience in St Peter’s Square:  in 2013 he declared the founder of the Presentation Sisters, Nano Nagle, “venerable”. Photograph: Ettore Ferrari/ETA

The Presentation Sisters are among the first Catholic institutions in the world to announce their divestment from fossil fuels. They are involved in(...)

O’Hanlon Property is seeking €120,000 for this three-bedroom house on a hectare (1.2 acres) in Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan France: Dordogne (...)

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