Open skies: Bobby Coote in the Frank Shouldice-directed Loosehorse documentary The Man Who Wanted to Fly.

When the story of an octogenarian Co Cavan farmer’s lifelong dream to fly is shown on RTÉ One on Monday night, it marks the next stop on a curious jou(...)

Jason Sherlock: “Once I got through it and I did what I did, there was an overwhelming sense of calm and peace because in my own head I had come to terms with my father as a person.”

Jayo. That’s the best place to start. Let’s start with Jayo. Four small letters but the last one is massive. That “o”, that teeny-weeny enormous “o”.(...)

A vote for a young maths teacher Eamon De Valera

“Five seconds, four, three, two, one.” We’re on the deck, the control room for the TV studio below, with a wall of screens showing camera views: a pan(...)

Mick Bohan: “it was the first thing we went after. And when Loosehorse said they would cover it, that’s what made the documentary happen. That was the decision.” Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Mick Bohan was driving the family cross country to Clare during the summer when they stopped off for a break in Obama Plaza. As they milled around, h(...)

Dublin’s Noelle Healy and Lydsey Davey celebrate at the final whistle after the victory over Mayo in the  All-Ireland final  at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There’s a terrific moment in the early minutes of Cormac Hargaden’s film on the Dublin ladies football team, Blues Sisters. It’s half-time in their L(...)

Actor Tom Vaughan Lawlor stars as Patrick Pearse in TV3’s new 1916 commemorative three-part series ‘Trial of the Century’.  photograph: brian mcevoy

TV3 has announced dates for Trial of the Century starring Tom Vaughan-Lawlor (Charlie, Love/Hate) as Patrick Pearse in a three-part series that imagin(...)