Chris De Burgh

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Singer Chris de Burgh and Bushey Park in the background. The 11-hectare estate in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow, is for sale at €12.5m

While living in a lockdown has its limitations, those with deeper pockets looking to get away from it all without the necessity of leaving home could (...)

The workforce at the Ford motor company in Cork

RTÉ catches a lot of flack over the uneven quality of its scripted drama and comedy but one genre at which the broadcaster has long excelled are docum(...)

Z Nation: putting the fun back into the undead

My favourite type of art is “things that are better than they ought to be”. I realised this a few years ago when watching Z Nation, a joyfully silly p(...)

Thin Lizzy: Phil Lynott with Brian Downey and Gary Moore in 1974. Photograph: Michael Putland/Getty

With input from the late Dublin rock star’s close friends and family, Emer Reynolds’s new film, Songs for While I’m Away, puts forward a different (...)

Wham’s Last Christmas video: my template for what successful adulthood looked like when I was a child

This week I have undertaken a critical analysis of some of my favourite Christmas songs. Last Christmas by Wham Wham’s Last Christmas video was (...)

Abbey Leix Estate

Abbey Leix Estate Address: Abbeyleix, Co Laois Value: €20m-plus Agents: Colliers and Sotheby’s Designed in 1773 by noted architect James Wyatt, and (...)

Extra Ordinary requires epic suspension of disbelief

You couldn’t accuse Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman, writer-directors of this amusing Irish comedy, of selling us short on knockabout content. Extra Ordi(...)

When the owners of a house on a quiet road in Dalkey moved in about 40 years ago, the one thing they sought was to enhance the view of the sea. And so(...)

Jack Reynor’s horror short ‘Bainne’. Photograph:  Madeline Mulqueen

Jack Reynor is returning to the Galway Film Fleadh. “Yes, I am bringing down my spare liver in my suitcase,” he says. The Fleadh does have that reput(...)

The antics of the elusive Dáil rodent have been well-chronicled.

Imagine the scene. Micheál Martin sitting down in the members’ bar having a cup of tea with a party colleague when a dirty great rat scuttles across (...)

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