From left: Martin Doyle, Ronan McGreevy, David Smith, Joe Crilly (at back) and Michéal Coughlan (wearing sunglasses).

In April last year, I was working in London when I thought about calling in on my old buddy Joe Crilly. Joe and I knew each other for nearly 20 years.(...)

Downton Abbey, which won three Golden Globes and 15 Emmys, is to be made into a film.

A big screen transfer for Downton Abbey has been rumoured for almost as long as the hit show ran on television. But on Friday the movie was confirmed,(...)

The Gloaming Live at the National Concert Hall in March 2018. Photograph: York Tillyer

The Late Late Show Friday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm Rock star and charity campaigner Bob Geldof leads the names joining Ryan Tubridy on Good Friday’s Late La(...)

Hugh Bonneville on location in Israel for the RTÉ co-produced documentary ‘Countdown to Calvary’

An RTÉ television documentary in which actor Hugh Bonneville explores the origins of Easter has secured a series of international sales, RTÉ Programme(...)

Former Whitehouse communications director  Anthony Scaramucci holding a press conference in July 2017. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty

Late Late Show Friday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm Downton Abbey and Paddington star Hugh Bonneville is leading the line up on this week’s show. The Bafta, Gold(...)

The final episode of Downton Abbey ended on a high. Photo: ITV/PA Wire

The final episode of Downton Abbey beat Strictly Come Dancing to win the battle of the Christmas Day ratings as 6.6 million tuned in to wish a fond fa(...)

Mesmerising: Gemma Chan as Anita, with Pixie Davies as Sophie, in Humans

Tired of being left to do all the heavy domestic lifting for the three kids while his wife is off pursuing her career, Joe has a brainwave: he buys a (...)

 Apple watch: news journalists not on the technology beat confess to glazing over when big snazzy product launches like those for the Apple Watch are reported.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

My thoughts on the Apple Watch are not sophisticated. Mostly, the way the circular app icons cluster on the interface reminds me of those dottily chee(...)

Paddington Bear and Mr Brown (Hugh Bonneville) in a scene from ‘Paddington’

As Lord Downton, Hugh Bonneville has dominated Christmas telly since 2011. Now, as lovable, sure-fire hit Paddington makes its way into the multiplexe(...)

The stars of Mupets Most Wanted arrive for their interview with The Irish Times. “Everybody got on famously and did not compete with moi at all,” says Miss Piggy

Well, this is strange. One gets to meet all sorts in the interviewing lark: faded, fetid heartthrobs; just-about-living legends; distinguished avat(...)

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