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Chernobyl: in the 30km off-limit zone, liquidators measure radiation levels in the aftermath of the disaster. Photograph: Getty

A new TV drama revisits the Soviet nuclear meltdown of 1986, when fallout and fake news threatened to poison Europe Sinking through the screen int(...)

Chernobyl drama: Irish actor Jessie Buckley portrays Lyudmilla Ignatenko, whose husband Vasily was one of the first firefighters on the scene of the 1986 disaster

A new five-part miniseries dramatising the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear explosion will bring “fresh eyes” to the disaster and its subsequent cover-up, Chern(...)

Wild Rose: To strain a musical analogy, the verse and choruses are strong, but the middle eight hits too many of the wrong notes.

Some films build themselves so determinedly around a central performance that you can’t imagine them existing without their star. Wild Rose is such an(...)

Aisling Franciosi: the actor at the Venice Film Festival in 2018. Photograph: Franco Origlia/Getty

All week, in celebration of St Patrick’s Day, our writers and correspondents are bringing you the best of Irish talent in the arts and other fields. T(...)

Best actress: Jessie Buckley in the gobsmacking Wild Rose

The good folk at Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival beat the weather this year. But it could hardly have been a more closely run thing. (...)

 Sally Hayden with her award for  foreign coverage at the NewsBrands Ireland Journalism Awards in Dublin’s Mansion House. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

When I heard I had been named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Europe, I was drinking coffee on a dusty porch in northern Uganda. A commander from (...)

Irish actor Jessie Buckley makes Forbes’s “30 under 30” list. Photograph: Tim Whitby/Getty Images

Eight Irish people have been included in Forbes’s prestigious “30 under 30” list of leading young innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders. These are jo(...)

She’s Missing: Eiza González in Alexandra McGuinness’s movie, part of Dublin International Film Festival

Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival has announced a busy programme for its upcoming edition. Beginning on February 20th, this is the first(...)

Sponsorship of the Dublin International Film Festival ‘sits very nicely with our ambitions in TV’, says Virgin Media Ireland chief executive Tony Hanway. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The Dublin International Film Festival will be red on more than its carpets next month as Virgin Media Ireland begins its first year as title sponsor (...)

Saoirse Ronan: Within minutes of the image landing, social media was alive with antagonism

It wouldn’t be awards season without the nation getting into a kerfuffle about misidentification of Saoirse Ronan as British. The good people at Harpe(...)

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