Alan Davies

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Kilkenny Cat Laughs: Dylan Moran is bringing his Dr Cosmos show to the comedy festival

Dylan Moran, Tommy Tiernan and Dara Ó Briain have been announced as part of the line-up for this year’s Kilkenny Cat Laughs comedy festival, over the (...)

Ocean’s 8: one of the big summer movies

The Graham Norton Show Friday, BBC One, 10.45pm Tonight it’s all about the all-female Ocean’s 8 crime caper. On the sofa are Hollywood star Sandra Bul(...)

A family outside their house in Sunderland, where Brexit was heavily backed, on June 26th, days after the referendum. Photograph: Adam Ferguson/The New York Times

Sunderland was once called “the largest shipbuilding town in the world”. When, in 1929, the future King George VI opened the squat metal arch bridge t(...)

Monaghan Circuit Court awarded €75,000 in damages against a man who posted a defamatory comment on Facebook. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Last Thursday, Judge John O’Hagan of Monaghan Circuit Court awarded €75,000 in damages against a man who had posted a defamatory comment on Facebook. (...)

The lithium-ion polymer battery of a hybrid vehicle: demand for lithium’s use in electric vehicles could grow 11-fold by 2025, says Goldman Sachs. Photograph: Seongjoon Cho/Bloomberg

When Douglas Caster was 13 his father marched him to the Teeside steelworks in the north-east of England where he worked. It was meant as a warning. (...)

 Birr Castle’s Winter Wonderland children’s festival begins this weekend. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Christmas FairsChristmas comes early to Birr Castle demesne this weekend for the Winter Wonderland children’s festival. Beginning on Saturday and runn(...)

Host Graham Norton during filming of the Graham Norton Show, at the London Studios, central London. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Chat-show host and comedian, Graham Norton remains Ireland’s best paid broadcaster earning €2.83 million in fees last year.The popular BBC presenter i(...)

Ninety minutes on Monday night seemed a long time to be stuck in fantasy land for someone like me who has a horror of novels that involve a map(...)