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Alison Oliver, a virtually unknown actress from Cork, is compelling as Frances

Normal People was the cultural sensation of the first Covid lockdown. Director Lenny Abrahamson and the cast of a new Sally Rooney adaptation (...)

Chances are if you swam in a midlands or Cork public pool in 1970s Ireland, it was constructed by Maurice Foley: “At the time I was building running t(...)

Ian Bailey has repeatedly denied any part in the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/ Provision

Ian Bailey discussed being seen near the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder scene on the night of the woman’s killing and did not deny the sighting when(...)

In RTÉ’s The Case I Can’t Forget, detective inspector  Pat Marry retraces his investigation into the murder of Rachel Callaly. Photograph: RTÉ

Television is in the midst of a crime wave that shows no sign of crashing soon. Its origins can be traced to Making a Murderer, a 10-part Netflix doc(...)

The Irish Arts Center’s programme director Rachael Gilkey, executive director Aiden Connolly  and vice-chair Pauline Turley. Photograph: Vincent Tullo/New York Times

New York, New York . . . If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere – or so they like to say. Celebrating its 50th anniversary next year, New (...)

Ian Bailey: ‘Hoping and praying that the truth will come out.’ Photograph: Collins

English journalist Ian Bailey has once again denied any involvement in French film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier’s death and speculated that the (...)

CBS’s Oprah Winfrey special  with Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, was the most-watched programme on Irish television in the first half of 2021. Photograph: Harpo Productions/AP

Live television viewership declined 7 per cent year-on-year in the first half of 2021, as the uplift in audience levels seen during the first lockdow(...)

Ian Bailey was twice arrested by gardaí and questioned about the killing but was never charged. Photograph: Collins Courts

A lawyer acting for the family of murdered French woman Sophie Toscan du Plantier has challenged prime suspect Ian Bailey to come to France with new i(...)

Sophie Toscan du Plantier who was murdered in West Cork in December 1996.

The makers of a new documentary on the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier say they hope to have given a full picture of the mother-of-one as all too (...)

Sophie Toscan Du Plantier: A woman full of passion, beloved by her family and besotted by life itself

Sophie: A Murder in West Cork (Netflix) is the second of two new documentary series revisiting the killing in 1996 of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. But b(...)

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