Colm Bairead

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Strapped and bound: filming at Dún Uí Mhaoilíosa  Army barracks of the Murdair Mhám Trasna hangings. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Grubby white hood over each head, noose around each neck, three men stood shivering on a Galway city gallows. No longer able to shade their eyes und(...)

 The Joy is a four-part documentary on day-to-day life for inmates at Mountjoy Prison, one of the largest facilities in Ireland and arguably the most notorious. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The first of a four-part documentary on day-to-day life for inmates at Mountjoy Prison, one of the largest facilities in Ireland and arguably the most(...)

Actor Brendan Gleeson signs autographs at the ‘Calvary’ premiere during 64th Berlinale International Film Festival earlier this month. Photograph: Getty

John Butler’s comedy The Stag and John Michael McDonagh’s state-of-the-nation piece Calvary have topped the charts in the nominations for the upcom(...)