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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(...)

French film-maker Sarah Maldoror in Women Make Film: A New Road Movie through Cinema. 2018. Great Britain. Directed by Mark Cousins. Photograph courtesy of Cohen Media

One week into this year’s Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival VMDIFF and we’re a Volta down. Trine Dyrholm, the Danish star of T(...)

Rosamund Pike in Radioactive

The filmmaker Paulette McDonagh, working with her actor sister Isabel McDonagh and art director third sibling, Phyllis McDonagh, made a series of self(...)

From left, Paul Timoney from Batman Needs a Break, with David Green from In The Willows, Tadhg Hickey, of InOne Eye, Out The Other, Dominica Williams mezzo-soprano with How Aria?, programme co-ordinator Edel Doran, Mongoose’s Muireann Ní Cheannabháin and Ailbhe Dunne, who play Therapy Sessions, and  dancer Peter Toohey. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

We may talk about having the blues, or the black dog, or the mean reds, but we don’t talk about them enough. Look around next time you’re out and abou(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Charles Haughey waves to supporters outside Leinster House after his election as taoiseach in 1987. Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Files from the Department of the Taoiseach show there was unconfined joy among some of Charlie Haughey’s most fervent supporters when he returned as t(...)

The High Court has granted three men permission to challenge an alleged failure by Wicklow County Council to proceed with a process for building three(...)

Three men involved in a drive-by-shooting stemming from a dispute over insurance money have been sentenced at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. File photograph:  Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

Three men involved in a drive-by-shooting stemming from a dispute over insurance money have been sentenced at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Michael (...)

Float like a Butterfly: Hazel Doupe stars as a Traveller who takes Muhammad Ali as her model

What was it John F Kennedy said about the space programme? We choose to do these things not because they are easy but because they are hard. Something(...)

Table talk: Druid Theatre’s Furniture

FURNITURE Siamsa Tíre, Tralee Mar 29-30; Glór, Ennis, Co Clare Apr 2-3 8pm €21-€26 (Tour continues until May 4, including Galway, Donegal, Sligo, Rosc(...)

A sperm whale calf pictured on RTÉ documentary series Ireland’s Deep Atlantic. The BAI will fund a follow-up two-parter from Sea Fever Productions.

The dramas Dead Still and The Godparents and documentary series John Connors’ Acting Academy are among the television shows that have awarded money un(...)

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