Wonder ★★★★ Directed by Stephen Chbosky. Starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay, Mandy Patinkin, Daveed Diggs, Izabela Vidovic, Sonia Bra(...)

Now in its 62nd year, the Cork Film Festival runs from November 10th to 19th

There may be some two months to go until Christmas, but when the Cork Film Festival opens in three weeks’ time “The Man Who Invented Christmas” will k(...)

Demonstrators at the March for Choice in Dublin last Saturday. Photograph: Tom Honan/PA Wire

It is a great Irish achievement to make the question of termination so utterly interminable. Abortion is the Jarndyce and Jarndyce of Irish politics, (...)

Tim Curry in It (1990).

Otto the Clown, aka Edward Fossett Junior, is a fifth generation performer at Fossett’s Circus. At the height of last year’s clown-related hysteria – (...)

A tussle for Jack Sock’s Wimbledon towel on the second day of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships, in London, England. Photograph: Screengrab/BBC

It has become the Zapruder film for the social media generation. The footage has been pored over frame-by-frame: first there’s the trajectory of the t(...)

Strike a pose...Madonna vogues

Aren’t children funny with their foolish fads? From Furbies to fidget spinners they are so easily led. Unlike us adults who could never be suckered in(...)

Northwest Passage, a painting by W Thomas Smith. Photograph: Ullstein Bild via Getty

The fate of Sir John Franklin’s last Arctic expedition was the great mystery of its time, Amelia Earhart, Lord Lucan and the Bermuda Triangle rolled i(...)

US president Donald Trump  may  have pierced a malaise, as more millennials show interest in running for office. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

Listen up, haters. The brief reign of Donald the First has been completely head-spinningly nuts so far. But let’s stay calm and look for the silver li(...)

Margaret Haughery: “No woman has been borne to the tomb within the limits of New Orleans who was more generally respected and loved.”

It is sometimes said that the only difference between the truth and fiction is that fiction needs to be plausible. Margaret Gaffney Haughery is a case(...)

Such shocking encouragement of lying to children was bad but that it should be published bordered on the scandalous

So many lies in so little time. Last June our neighbours bought a pig in a poke from the three Brexiteers, Boris, Farage and Gove, and now their count(...)

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