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Amy  Molloy: “We’re all on the same page with the world we’re creating and the story we’re wanting to tell”

In countless women’s wardrobes across Ireland hangs a sweatshirt emblazoned with a single word: “Repeal”. Far from being a fashionable brand name, the(...)

Fiona Shaw who won best supporting actress at the TV Baftas for her role in Killing Eve. Photograph:   Matt Crossick/PA

The BBC’s spythriller Killing Eve has triumphed at the TV Baftas, picking up three awards including a first Bafta for Irish actor Fiona Shaw, with its(...)

Fiona Shaw and Fionnuala Flaherty in ‘Out of Innocence’

In April 1984, the body of a newborn was found on a beach near Cahersiveen in Co Kerry. A subsequent criminal investigation focused on Joanne Hayes, a(...)

Sandra Oh in Killing Eve.  Photograph: Aimee Spinks

For anyone already pining for Fleabag, Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s note-perfect comedy which ended this week, you might consider Killing Eve (RTÉ Two, Wedn(...)

Fleabag: Phoebe Waller-Bridge in the final episode. Photograph: Luke Varley/Two Brothers/BBC

If Fleabag were a conventional comedy, the kind in which outrageous behaviour is indulged and applauded until it is safely resolved in a happy-ever-af(...)

Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Andrew Scott in Fleabag. Photograph: Luke Varley/Two Brothers/BBC

Fleabag, the hit BBC series created by and starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge, will not have a third series, although fans obsessing over what will happen (...)

Derry Girls: series one up for a TV Bafta

Derry Girls and Fiona Shaw are among the Irish contingent nominated at this year’s Bafta Television Awards. The Troubles-set comedy series, created a(...)

‘Loneliness pays,’ Phoebe Waller-Bridge shrugs

Early in her career, running a small theatre company, Phoebe Waller-Bridge became fascinated with a particular kind of writing exercise. It was called(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney welcomes Britain’s Prince Charles before dinner at the Irish embassy in London on March 6th.

It’s been a busy week for Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney as Britain’s Brexit bandwagon lurches unsteadily towards God only kn(...)

Mercier is a Tony-nominated composer (for The Testament of Mary) who wears his creative endeavours lightly. Photograph: Maurice Gunnin

Capturing the ephemeral and melding disparate musical pieces to create one coherent whole: that was the task which Mel Mercier set himself two years a(...)

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