John Wayne

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Dwayne Johnson succeeds because he has enormous charm and because he is disciplined in his choices. Photograph: Ryan Conaty/The New York Times

This weekend sees the release of two potentially huge blockbusters: The Incredibles 2 and Skyscraper. Already the highest-grossing animated film in th(...)

John Ford’s 1952 film “The Quiet Man”, starring John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara. The new exhibition is hosted in the Foynes Flying Boat and Maritime Museum, which O’Sullivan opened 29 years ago

An exhibition featuring the costumes, dresses and personal items of Irish-American actor Maureen O’Hara has opened in Foynes, Co Limerick. The exhib(...)

’Moonlight’ by Rockwell Kent. Courtesy of the Plattsburgh State Art Museum

When Kevin Magee walked into Roarty’s pub in Glencolmcille, in search of refreshment after a long day’s cycling, the first thing he noticed was a fram(...)

Louise Brooks in “Pandora’s Box”: director GW Pabst wanted her for the role.

Watching the newly restored version of Pandora’s Box, one can’t help but suspect that Louise Brooks, who died in 1985, is some contemporary YouTube st(...)

Ashford Castle sits on 365 acres overlooking Lough Corrib. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

As I pull up at the door of Ashford Castle and eyeball the beaming man in the racing green top hat and tails making his way towards my car, I marvel a(...)

Christian Bale: almost as gruff as Batman

It’s been such a long time since American cinema got guilty about its relationship with native peoples that, to produce a genuinely revisionist wester(...)

  18ct white gold Emerald and diamond set consisting of necklace and  earrings, €19,000

A video of The Quiet Man was playing on a loop in the lobby as auction-goers arrived in Sheppard’s Durrow, Co Laois, saleroom to watch items owned by (...)

Silver framed photo of Maureen O’Sullivan to be sold in auction.

Luxurious fur coats and sparkling jewellery owned by the late Maureen O’Hara – Ireland’s most famous Hollywood star – are to go under the hammer at a (...)

Thomas “Bang Bang” Dudley

Thomas Dudley, better known as “Bang Bang”, was on Monday remembered on the spot where he had been forgotten about for more than three decades. He di(...)

The modern face of the SUV, carrying the same moniker as the vehicle that did battle on the beaches

I nudge the bluff nose of the Jeep up a metal ramp, and we leave the safety of terra firma and enter the nautical world that will be our home for the (...)

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