Brian Gleeson

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She’s Missing: Eiza González in Alexandra McGuinness’s movie, part of Dublin International Film Festival

Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival has announced a busy programme for its upcoming edition. Beginning on February 20th, this is the first(...)

Brian Gleeson in RTÉ’s new  drama Resistance

History may be written by the victors, but from Tolstoy to O’Casey more interesting stories tend to belong to its bystanders. In Rebellion, RTÉ’s his(...)

Simone Kirby, who plays   a code-breaker in Dublin Castle, and Brian Gleeson as Jimmy Mahon, a Dubliner who survives the Rising to become an intelligence officer in the succeeding mayhem

Heaven help the dramatist who embarks on an interpretation of Irish history. Colin Teevan remembers that after every episode of Rebellion, his recent (...)

Taken Down was divided between its female leads, a wooden Lynn Rafferty and a magnificent Aïssa Maïga

Good TV drama takes us to places we ordinarily never see. The best kind makes it feel vividly real. Despite the suggestion of its title, Taken Down (R(...)

Aïssa Maïga plays the stoic Abeni Bankole in Taken Down

Here’s an arresting idea for a police procedural: a murder mystery where the suspects are already in prison. At least, that’s the forcible impression(...)

Brian Gleeson and Desiree Akhavan: Relationship strictly platonic

In The Bisexual (Channel 4, Wednesday, 10pm), the actor and filmmaker Desiree Akhavan tries to keep her options open. Her character Leila, an editor (...)

Brian Gleeson in The Bisexual

Brian Gleeson was always going to be an actor, even without the benefit of that surname. When should have been tucked up in bed, he was up enthralled (...)

Desiree Akhavan:  “I don’t have an agenda – I just have stories I want to tell.” Photograph: Desiree Navarro/WireImage

Forget the World Cup. Forget Harry and Meghan’s bash. Forget the insane extremes in weather that will ultimately probably kill us all. Twenty-eighteen(...)

Actors Daniel Mays and Anna Maxwell Martin portray Colin and Wendy Parry in the BBC’s fact-based drama ‘Mother’s Day’, which will air on RTÉ One on September 2nd. Photograph: BBC

RTÉ is seeking a sponsorship fee of €400,000 for a slate of “premium” dramas that it will show between this September and autumn 2019, including two s(...)

Woodview, Tinahely, Co Wicklow

What: Woodview, Tinahely, Co Wicklow see myhome.ie How much: €299,000 Why: Artist Gillian Deeney had passed by this pretty cottage near Tinahely man(...)

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