John Butler

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The scene of the search last year for missing the Coast Guard helicopter crew at Blacksod, Co. Mayo. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Five white wreaths cast onto a turbulent Atlantic off the north Mayo coast on Wednesday remembered five lives recently lost within the Irish Coast Gua(...)

The Irish Film Board has officially announced the suite of Irish-made productions due to be released in 2018. Among the most anticipated of the Irish(...)

Saoirse Ronan, winner of  Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy at the 75th Golden Globe Awards on Sunday. Photograph: Frederic J. Brown, Getty Images

In a year when the film industry is focused on underrepresentation of women, just three performers have been nominated for best actress at the 2018 Ir(...)

The view from Singapore’s tallest building, the Tanjong Pagar Centre, which towers over the Central Business District and is lit by reduced-energy usage lighting system created by the Dublin-headquartered Cylon Controls. Photograph: Clifford Coonan

Singapore’s tallest building, the Tanjong Pagar Centre, towers over the Central Business District, elegantly illuminated by its reduced-energy usage l(...)

A letter from WB Yeats to his  friend and first lover, Olivia Shakespear, featuring the poem “After Long Silence”,   is displayed at the Yeats: The Family Collection exhibition at the Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin.  Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images for Sotheby’s

There is a curious silence in Ireland about the imminent sell-off by Sotheby’s of a weighty collection of Yeats papers. The catalogue from Sotheby’s t(...)

 Matthew Floris of Sothebys holding Jack B Yeats’s collapsible top hat (€600-€800). Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Love letters written by the poet WB Yeats and major oil paintings by his artist brother Jack B Yeats have gone on display in Dublin for three days bef(...)

Former family home of poet WB Yeats’s son Michael Yeats.

Once the For Sale sign went up in April it didn’t take long for Cliff House just outside Dalkey village on Coliemore Road to find a buyer. The Block h(...)

Series of 133 letters between William Butler Yeats and his close friend and early lover Olivia Shakespear.  (Estimate: £250,000-£350,000/€281,000-€394,000)

The adult grandchildren of poet WB Yeats are set to receive a huge financial windfall when the “Yeats Family Collection” is sold at auction in London (...)

Australian actress Nicole Kidman and Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos attend a press conference for  The Killing of a Sacred Deer at the 70th  Cannes Film Festival. Photograph:  AFP/Laurent Emmanuel/Getty Images

Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Killing of a Sacred Deer, an Irish production from Element Pictures, has premiered to great acclaim at the 70th Cannes Film Fes(...)

Una Butler with her daughter Ella.

A Cork woman, who lost her two daughters and husband in a murder-suicide, said on Thursday that people “have a right to know” how often these tragedie(...)

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