Butch Cassidy

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Ruth O’Sullivan and her daughter Madeleine Chivers: Madeleine was operated on for a brain tumour at age 11 and attended four summer camps at Barretstown before going back for leadership training. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography

When Ruth O’Sullivan opened a letter inviting her family to a camp in Barretstown, she was very upset at the apparent mistake. “I rang them immediatel(...)

Caught between our behavioural and aspirational selves, it can be hard to ignore the doughnuts

How would you go about designing or making something successful? For all the mantras about blue sky, out-of-the-box thinking, the most successful film(...)

Pascal Whelan: February 5th, 1942-February 5th, 2017. Photograph: Kevin Griffin
Obituary: Pascal Whelan

Pascal Whelan, who has died at the age of 75, was both a professional stuntman who doubled for many leading actors and the last permanent resident of (...)

 The remains of Pascal Whelan are brought across the sands at low tide to Omey Island in Connemara for burial following funeral Mass in nearby Star of the Sea Church in Claddaghduff, Co Galway. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Stunt actor Pascal Whelan was a man of many breathtaking moments, and no more than after his burial on Connemara’s Omey island. A filling tide was al(...)

 Kobe Bryant  during the post-game news conference after scoring 60 points in the final game of his NBA career. Photograph: Harry How/Getty Images

‘Because what’s beautiful is all that counts, pal. That’s all that counts,” Jack Nicholson told Rolling Stone back in 1986. The same magazine this wee(...)

Stephen Curry helped the Golden State Warriors to 104-91 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, leaving them one win away from the NBA title. Photograph: Afp

The Warriors took a 3-2 series lead in the NBA finals on Sunday night with a 104-91 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in another physical contest t(...)

Film review: All Is Lost

Gravity may have been the best shipwreck film released this year, but JC Chandor’s follow-up to Margin Call certainly runs it close. This is the real (...)

The buddy movie is (or was) such a staple of American cinema that it comes as a surprise – when reminded of the genre’s existence by a film such as 2 (...)