James Frecheville and Hugo Weaving in Lance Daly's ‘Black 47’

Last year, in Schull, accompanying the newly digitised silent film The Goose Woman, the musician-conductor Carl Davis opened the Corona Fastnet Short (...)

Brendan Courtney: “I think the current government would really do well in the polls if they could effect change in the health system because people are really wringing their hands now.” Photograph: RTÉ

On Monday night television presenter Brendan Courtney and his family revealed the difficulties they had, accessing care for his father, Frank, after a(...)

Imelda May at Other Voices. Photograph: Rich Gilligan

A proper festival Other Voices has been threatening to become a “proper” festival for years. The dogs and dolphins in Dingle, Co Kerry, could sense (...)

A scene from Strange Occurrences in a Small Irish Village

Aoife Kelleher has a knack for locating stories that Irish people want to hear. One Million Dubliners, her documentary about Glasnevin Cemetery, play(...)

The Apparition at Knock in 1879 mosaic, by Irish artist PJ Lynch, depicts the apparition scene as described by the 15 official witnesses at Knock. Photograph: Michael Mc Laughlin

The most popular religious event of the year, which can attract more than 100,000 people, began at Knock shrine in Co Mayo at midday yesterday and co(...)

TG4’s drama ‘An Klondike’, made as both a series and a feature film by Abú Media.

TG4 drama An Klondike, its car-based dating show Pioc do Ride, and the RTÉ/ Motive Television series The Notorious, starring UFC fighter Conor McGrego(...)

The Dublin team in Croke Park last Sunday. Imagine the agony of Dublin fans watching it all dissolve. Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer

And what about Dublin’s football ghosts? Let us not suppose here, as the world and the circling planets warms hands on the fire that will emanate from(...)

It seems so obvious now. We have, without knowing it, been crying out for a documentary on the myths, legends and everyday eccentricities of Glasne(...)

Jack Reynor in Gerard Barrett’s superb Glassland

Two years ago, Jimmy Deenihan, then Minister for Arts, turned up at the Galway Film Fleadh for the world premiere of Gerard Barrett’s Pilgrim Hill.(...)