Deirdre O'Kane: "I’m in an industry where 99 per cent of people in it are unemployed at any given time"

It’s been two days since the Dancing with the Stars final and Deirdre O’Kane is already onto the next thing because Deirdre O’Kane never stops. For th(...)

Christina Noble, founder of the Christina Noble Children’s Foundation based in Vietnam and Mongolia receives an honorary degree at Trinity College Dublin in 2004. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Children’s rights activist Christina Noble says her home has been “desecrated” after she was held at knife point by a thief. The founder of the Chris(...)

Actor Tom Vaughan Lawlor picutred attending The IFTA’s in The Mansion House, Dublin tonight. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Lenny Abrahamson’s psychological-whimsical comedy Frank, Terry McMahon’s mental health drama Patrick’s Day and Stuart Carolan’s TV crime drama Love(...)

 Friends  Ciarín Scott and Mary Finnegan. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ciarín Scott is a documentary film maker whose work includes a film about her father, architect Michael Scott. Originally from Sandycove, Co Dublin(...)

Deirdre O’Kane as Christine Noble in Noble

How do you capture a personality so enormous as Christina Noble? Over the last quarter of a century, the indomitable Dubliner has toiled energ(...)

Christina Noble on the set of Noble with director Stephen Bradley, producer Melanie Gore-Grimes and a huge cast of “babbies”

‘I’m a raucous kind of a character,” says Christina Noble. No kidding. We’re two hours into an interview at her Lucan home and I’ve come down w(...)

Jack Reynor in Gerard Barrett’s superb Glassland

Two years ago, Jimmy Deenihan, then Minister for Arts, turned up at the Galway Film Fleadh for the world premiere of Gerard Barrett’s Pilgrim Hill.(...)

The Irish business community in Asia gathered last week in the Park Royal Hotel in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur for the Asia Pacific Irish Busin(...)