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 irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

‘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 (...)

Dr Maurice Manning, chair of the Expert Advisory Group, and Catherine Heaney, chair of National Museum of Ireland, at the opening of the Irish Wars Gallery 1919-1923 exhibition at the  museum  in Collins Barracks, Dublin. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography

Politicians have been told it “will be a shame, and shameful” if the tolerance that has marked the Decade of Commemorations is lost following the cont(...)

 The story of how Adolf Eichmann, one of the architects of the “final solution”, was brought to justice features in the film The People vs Fritz Bauer. Photograph: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Just back from Japan last autumn and full of renewed admiration for that extraordinary country, with its endless resilience, efficiency, and decorum, (...)

Lupita Nyong’o stars in  Abe Forsythe’s   much-admired Australian zom-com Little Monsters

The most appalling event in the Irish Film Institute’s calendar is, perhaps paradoxically, also among the friendliest. There is always a great spirit (...)

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