Cyril Cusack

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Exterior of the refurbished Bewley's Cafe on Grafton Street in Dublin, which reopens today. Photograph: Alan Betson

Bewley’s of Grafton Street in Dublin has had a top-to-bottom renovation costing €12 million, but for many of the customers first through the(...)

At one stage the Derry to Dublin bus was the ‘only form of travel, and there was a camaraderie’ among the passengers. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The nearest I’ve ever come to the Sam Maguire was a glimpse from the window of the Derry to Dublin bus. I was, like many others, a student travellin(...)

Despite James Mason’s heroic efforts to hide his posh English tones under a brogue, the results ended up somewhere in the middle of the Irish Sea, but well south of the Isle of Man

Most critics consider The Third Man to be Carol Reed’s finest film, and it is certainly one of cinema’s all-time greats. But there’s a school of thoug(...)

Stephen Rea  accepting his special tribute award during The Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards in February. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Stephen Rea was the recipient of this year’s Special Tribute Award at The Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards. The award is giving each year to someone w(...)

Tucked away down a boreen two miles inland from Roaring Water Bay in Aughadown, west Cork, Land of Lyre is a picture postcard farmhouse set on thre(...)

Daphne Carroll  during rehearsals for the  play “The Unexpected Death of Jimmy Blizzard”

Daphne Carroll, who has died aged 91, was one half of a famous Irish acting marriage which in its present generation has produced no fewer than five t(...)

If ever there was a place where time has stood still, it’s the Brooks & Co shop at 136 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2.The timber structure, dating (...)

 Ballroom of Romance: Caretaker Clement Maguire puts the finishing touches to the Rainbow Ballroom, Glenfarne, Co Leitrim. Photograph: Brian Farrell.

On a sweltering hot day this week, a group of bikers from New Zealand screeched to a halt outside the famous ballroom in Glenfarne, Co Leitrim, and wh(...)