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Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington and Claudia Jessie as Eloise Bridgerton in Bridgerton. Photograph: Netflix

Natalie Palamides: Nate – A One Man Show December 1st Who is Nate? What is Nate about? And what the hell is going on? All these questions bubble up t(...)

AA Milne, with his son Christopher Robin, and the teddy bear that inspired Winne-the-Pooh, at their home in east Sussex in 1926. Photograph: Howard Coster/Apic/Getty Images

The 2017 film Goodbye Christopher Robin tells the life story (or some of it, at least) of Christopher Robin Milne, son of writer AA Milne and his wife(...)

Clamped car.  Photograph: iStock

A reader called Sean parked in a car park in Maynooth that is managed by Apcoa. He was bringing his young son to a nearby playground and he paid for o(...)

Joseph Muscat, prime minister of Malta, speaks during a press conference at the  in Valletta, Malta in December 2016. Photograph: Domenic Aquilina/EPA

Maltese prime minister Joseph Muscat, engulfed in crisis over the investigation into a murdered journalist, announced on Sunday he planned to step dow(...)

A Painted Lady butterfly pictured on a headland west of Castletownbere, Co Cork by Patrick Lyne

To paraphrase Bob Dylan, you don’t need to be a weatherman to know that we are experiencing an extraordinarily mild winter. And the evidence is not ha(...)

Film director Nicolas Roeg, pictured here in 2012, has died. File photograph: Ian West/PA

Film director Nicolas Roeg, whose key credits include Don’t Look Now and The Man Who Fell To Earth, has died at the age of 90. His son Nicolas Roeg j(...)

Maeve Binchy at home in Dalkey, Co Dublin,  in September 2006.

“Men like fat, cuddly women. Men like women without make-up. Men like women in midi-length clothes. Everyone looks better in summer than winter. Pregn(...)

She-Ra, a warrior person from the gender-essentialising world of Eternia. She had a tautologically monikered brother, He-Man

Given the day that’s in it, I’m going to use my pop cultural corner of The Irish Times to talk about more of my favourite television heroines. Bette (...)

Corfe Castle, Dorset, England. Photograph: Mark Bauer/Getty Images

In the summer of 1941 Enid Blyton alighted from a steam locomotive at Corfe Castle station in the Isle of Purbeck. She took a short walk through the (...)

Rachel Weisz: “I was just not part of the ‘dressing for red carpet’ scene.” Photograph:  Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic

One might reasonably deduce that Rachel Weisz had a personal connection with the material in Mick Jackson’s Denial. Based on a script by David Hare, (...)