Andrew Scott

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Moe Dunford and Nicholas Galitzine in “Handsome Devil”

A tendril of narrative tissue accidentally binds John Butler’s lovely second feature to one of last year’s most admired Irish films. In John Carney’s (...)

Writer-director John Butler, centre, with the cast of ‘Handsome Devil’ –  Jamie Hallahan, Eoin Griffin, Jay Duffy, Andrew Scott, Moe Dunford and Finn O’Shea. Photograph: Maarten de Boer/Getty Images

When John Butler was a pupil in Blackrock College, he was caught plagiarising an English essay. In the margin of his copybook, his teacher wrote “Neve(...)

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What’s Hot Delinquent Season The upcoming film from Mark O’Rowe starring Andrew Scott and Cillian Murphy sounds great Silver gúnas Make like Ruth (...)

The blow-out episode of Sherlock is an awkward attempt to adapt every conceivable film genre, as though seduced by the aura of its stars’ careers. Photograph: Robert Viglasky

In one dizzy moment over the weekend, when the series finale of Sherlock (BBC1, Sunday) leaked online, you could be forgiven for thinking that shadowy(...)

Patt Shortt: “I think the film board are brilliant. I did two films with them last year and I hope to do three this year.” Photograph: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The Irish Film Board has reiterated calls for increased State funding, warning that investment is needed to develop the film industry. Speaking at th(...)

Adult learners are a diverse group and every student brings their unique perspective to the learning environment. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty

Education no longer ends with secondary school, college or even a postgraduate degree. Increasingly, people learn throughout their lives, both for p(...)

Former US senator George Mitchell described the Good Friday Agreement, which he chaired, as one day of success which had been preceded by “700 days of failure”. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Former US senator George Mitchell has spoken of how the birth of his son Andrew drove him when others were despairing of the Northern Ireland peace pr(...)

Simon Fitzmaurice directed ‘My Name is Emily’ – a crowd-funded production – from a wheelchair, while struggling with the symptoms of motor neurone disease. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

An extraordinary awards season for the domestic film industry comes to a close on Saturday night with the Irish Film and Television Academy (Ifta) Awa(...)

The recent negotiations between the UK and the EU were highly centralised, with little or no specific Scottish, Welsh or Northern Irish input. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/Getty Images.

From an Irish perspective, it helps to read the forthcoming British referendum on whether to remain in or leave the European Union through a Scottish (...)

Marty Rea as Richard II and Gavin Drea Aumerle in DruidShakespeare. Photograph:  Matthew Thompson

Looking back on theatre in 2015 has been a reminder that there are always new ways of seeing things, and that theatre demands fresh perspectives and (...)

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