Reefer Madness is among the classics available to watch on PublicDomainMovie.net

Netflix ain’t the only show in town. There are other places to find films and documentaries if you know where to look. One such hub is PublicDomainMov(...)

The Ring of Kerry route affords many wonderful views.

This one will take some work, so take a deep breath and mount up. Cycle into Killarney and go left just after the mini-roundabout. Follow this road fo(...)

Meeting Place statue on Liffey Street, Dublin, which is part of the Talking Statues initiative. Photograph: talkingstatuesdublin.ie

James Joyce is sometimes mistaken for Charlie Chaplin. Sometimes he’s mistaken for a spray-painted mime artist. Passers-by stop and wait for him to cl(...)

Cirque du Soleil’s  Varekai, which will be in Dublin in February.

It’s three hours before show time for the circus folk and on the stage of the empty AccorHotels Arena in Paris, a bald man in black clothes is suspend(...)

Joey Alexander comes with some pretty heavyweight endorsements – Wynton Marsalis and Herbie Hancock are among his ardent admirers. In that context, t(...)

Fiona Bell and Owen Roe in The Father at the Gate Theatre

The Father  ★★★★ The Gate Theatre, Dublin As Florian Zeller’s play begins, in a crisp translation from Christopher Hampton, we find an aging f(...)

Marc Riboud’s famous photograph of Jan Rose Kasmir during the 1967 march on the Pentagon, which helped turn US public opinion against the Vietnam War. Photograph: Marc Riboud/Magnum Photos

On October 21st, 1967, Jan Rose Kasmir (17) went to a demonstration against the Vietnam War outside the Pentagon. Marc Riboud photographed Kasmir con(...)

Irish Volunteers during a training drill. Photograph: Defence Forces Military Archives

February 8th, 1916 “The Irish [Sinn Féin] volunteers were active on Saturday night in Dublin,” The Irish Times reports. “About 11 o’clock a large nu(...)

Buster Keaton: his years of being flung into the scenery, or even sometimes the orchestra pit, equipped him to perform all his own stunts

The great comedian Buster Keaton was not an Irish-American (or not much of one, anyway) contrary to what many people think. But he did start his caree(...)

Detail from the poster  for the Charlie Chaplin film ‘A Dog’s Life’ sold for £37,500

Rare Charlies Chaplin film posters were among the highlights in an auction at Bonhams in London last week entitled ‘Richard Attenborough: A Life Both (...)

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