Paddy Cahill’s brother Conor cycled his coffin to Glasnevin Cemetery in a bicycle-drawn hearse. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

Paddy Cahill was a passionate cycle advocate and a filmmaker who combined the two to telling effect during his lifetime. On Monday he made his last j(...)

Virgin Media Discovers: As part of the €150,000 total prize pot, a shortlist of 10 entries will receive €9,000 each for the development of their script, while two scripts will win €30,000 each to fund the production of a 10-minute short film.

Director Lenny Abrahamson and screenwriter Lisa McGee are among the judges on this year’s Virgin Media Discovers short film competition, the broadcast(...)

At ClassicsNow festival, audiences are invited to explore the  arts and ideas of ancient Greece and Rome.

Ranging from Irish theatre and dance to language, literature and myth, the first ClassicsNow programme begins on Friday, November 13th. In a new weeke(...)

Sean Treacy’s body is moved, as caught by a Pathe film crew in Dublin

On October 14th, 1920 Sean Treacy, one of the most-wanted men in Ireland, was killed by a single shot to the head on Talbot Street in Dublin. He had (...)

Cineworld, Parnell Street, Dublin.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

The news that Cineworld is to indefinitely close all its UK and Irish sites has sent further shivers through a traumatised cinema exhibition sect(...)

The Irish Film Institute GAA archive goes full colour from 1958 onwards. Photograph: IFI

When the world shut down in late spring and the Irish Film Institute had to close its doors like everybody else, they set about finding work to do unt(...)

Tenet: Jack Cutmore-Scott, John David Washington and Robert Pattinson in Christopher Nolan’s new film

When is Tenet next on? If you’re asking that question any time between 10.00am and 10.00pm , then the answer is “in a minute or two”. To take one site(...)

Lives Lost: Ethel Cashman

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at

‘We can put up all the signs we like, but if the public don’t embrace it this doesn’t work.’ Photograph: Getty Images

The government’s recent, unexpected announcement that cinemas could open from Monday, June 29th will not trigger anything like an immediate return to (...)

Photograph: Getty

The speed with which the shutdown progressed is staggering. It is just over two weeks since Universal Studios announced that No Time to Die, the 25th (...)

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