Barry Keoghan at the premiere for “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” at the Toronto International Film Festival. Photograph: Geoff Robins/AFP/Getty Images

Awards season has begun. Okay, that’s not quite true. With next year’s Oscars happening in March we’re still more than six months away from the ceremo(...)

Director Martin McDonagh’s ‘Three Billboards’ has received strong reviews since its premiere. File   photograph: Warren Toda/EPA

Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri has unexpectedly won the People’s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival.(...)

Mannin beach between near Ballyconneely in Connemara Co Galway. Several US colleges have based their ‘study abroad’  modules in the wider area as a partnership with the Connemara Wes, community development organisation. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

When Prof Deborah Wickering comes across the name “Tully” back in Michigan’s Grand Rapids, her heart skips a little beat and she thinks of Connemara. (...)

US president Donald Trump:  his intention to cut the US corporate tax rate to 15 per cent may not be achievable with the border adjustment tax, which might have funded the reduction, now off the table. Photograph: Chris Kleponis

Irish tax experts remain convinced that US tax reform, whatever shape it takes, will not adversely damage Ireland’s economic prospects, suggesting inc(...)

US president Donald Trump talks about his plans for tax reforms. Photograph: Michael Thomas/Getty Images

Ireland could have something to worry about if Donald Trump succeeds in bringing down corporate tax rates, a former economic adviser to the US preside(...)

US president Donald Trump is expected to give a broad outline of his tax plan in a speech in Missouri on Wednesday. Photograph:  Brendan Smialowski/AFP Photo

Irish tax experts have played down the likely impact of US tax reform on Ireland, suggesting the measures currently on the table would not “materially(...)

Glen Campbell revealed in June 2011, a month before this photograph was taken,  that he had Alzheimer’s disease, saying it had been diagnosed six months earlier. Photograph: Matt Sayles/AP

Glen Campbell, the sweet-voiced, guitar-picking son of a sharecropper who became a recording, television and movie star in the 1960s and 1970s, waged (...)

A Go-Ahead London bus. The company will run 24 bus routes in the greater Dublin area from 2018. Photograph: iStock

Go-Ahead is a UK rail and bus operator primarily known for its operations in London. The company now provides around 24 per cent of all London’s bus(...)

Trump supporters and Birmingham residents Kathy Courtland and Susan Stofel are united in their dislike of Hillary Clinton.

In the fourth part of her series “Coast to Coast: Travels in Trump’s America”, Washington Correspondent Suzanne Lynch travels to Birmingham. Located (...)

Juan  Thompson was a reporter for the Intercept news website until he was fired last year for allegedly inventing sources and quotes. File photograph: The Intercept

A former US journalist pleaded not guilty on Monday to making bomb threats against Jewish organisations in the US while posing as his ex-girlfriend in(...)