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Matt Damon in The Last Duel: ‘Inconvenienced by our era’s variation on plague while shooting the film, Damon spent much of 2020 charming Dalkey’

There are many reasons to catch Ridley Scott’s The Last Duel when it opens next week. Matt Damon and Adam Driver hammer each other with gnarly battlea(...)

Daniel Craig: Don’t expect Craig, now 53, to slip into senior roles quite as quickly as some of his predecessors

Unless something most unusual occurs, Daniel Craig is about to become a former James Bond. He will be the latest Bond emeritus. Just as former America(...)

Charlie Whisker, photographed  for an Irish Times interview in 2007.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Charlie Whisker, who has died at the age of 71 in the Fern Dean nursing home in Blackrock, was one of Ireland’s most highly regarded painters whose wo(...)

Ireland's most garlanded director talks about ageism in film, Harvey Weinstein and his new novel, about the aristocratic rebel Lord Edward FitzGera(...)

Sarah McInerney and Cormac Ó hEadhra: driving Drivetime to new heights

Wear masks, make short trips to households for goodies and avoid the viral menace lurking at every turn: listening to the advice for safe seasonal cel(...)

Patrick is set in a nudist colony

 Thoughts of John Boorman’s very different Point Blank crop up as the protagonist of Tim Mielants’s excellent absurdist comedy makes his way abou(...)

Gabriel Byrne in New York in 2016. Photograph: Larry Busacca/Getty

In his new memoir, Walking with Ghosts, the actor tells of his struggle with fame and of the sexual abuse he endured while training for the priesth(...)

The Vikings TV series was filmed mainly in Co Wicklow on the Luggala Estate, Powerscourt Waterfall, Lough Dan and Blessington Lakes

After the resounding success of the Into the Badlands sale this summer, with 100 per cent of lots sold, Co Laois-based auctioneer Sean Eacrett will ho(...)

Great Irish movies: Eamonn Owens as Francie Brady in The Butcher Boy, directed by Neil Jordan

IN VERY PARTICULAR ORDER, HERE’S OUR (CURRENTLY DEFINITIVE) PICK OF THE GREATEST IRISH MOVIES EVER MADE No sane person will sincerely claim that(...)

Clockwise from left: Frances Black, Darina Allen, John Creedon, Eavan Boland, Ann Rossiter, Ailbhe Smyth, Brendan Gleeson and Sheila Gallagher

Brendan Gleeson, Eavan Boland, JOHN CREEDON, DARINA ALLEN and others pass on advice during this uncertain time It can be hard to take stock when(...)

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