Johnny Ward

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Lack of spark: Dancing with the Stars co-hosts Jennifer Zamparelli and Nicky Byrne. Photographs: Kyran O'Brien

So Dancing With The Stars has foxtrotted into the sunset for another year. It has been a season of highs, lows and in-betweens (you can debate among y(...)

Mairead Ronan and John Nolan with the Gtitterball Trophy after winning this year's Dancing with the Stars. Photograph: Kyran O'Brien

After 12 weeks, one blackout, and enough Nicky Byrne one-liners to keep us ticking over for the rest of our lives, Mairéad Ronan has been crowned winn(...)

The cast during rehearsals of Paul Howard’s ‘Copper Face Jacks’ in the Olympia Treatre, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw  Copper Face Jacks: The Musical: Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

If there was ever a Dublin club whose reputation precedes it, it’s Harcourt Street’s Copper Face Jacks. Even the Lonely Planet got wind of that i(...)

The cast during rehearsals of Paul Howard’s ‘Copper Face Jacks’ in the Olympia, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for the Irish Times

In the Olympia Theatre on a set designed to look like Harcourt Street, dancing, drinking, staggering and flirting young people are singing, “Whoo(...)

Ciara Lyons as Rapunzel, Joe Conlon as Nanny Ninny Noonah, Johnny Ward as Johnny B Goode and Nicholas Grennell as the King “Larry Lilly Loolah”, on stage at the Gaiety theatre. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

“Ya eejit!”. So says my eight-year-old to anyone she can, whenever she can, since she heard it at the Rapunzel pantomime last week at the Gaiety theat(...)

Exploring Kathmandu, Nepal.

A few weeks ago, a video I made about quitting my job went viral on Facebook, amassing more than 10,000 views in three days. The video clearly struck (...)

Connor McIntyre as killer Pat Phelan in Coronation Street.

Ey up chuck, has Coronation Street finally gone too far? The complaints have been flowing after a violent and gruesome mid-evening double episode last(...)

Flint-hard: Claire Danes in Homeland

Few jobs are so interesting that a camera crew can knock two hours of relatively consecutive, engaging television out of them. Even actors describe(...)

Tom Vaughan-Lawlor as Nidge in a scene from series 4 of  Love/Hate.

Love/Hate fans’ wait is almost over as season five of the award-winning television series kicks off this Sunday night on RTÉ One at 9.30pm.RTÉ have al(...)