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Far from an unqualified success, this Irish sex comedy reveals its limited budget in every frame

The release of this no-budget Irish comedy is coloured by the sad death of Steve Harris, a key cast member, in an accident four years ago. The impress(...)

“Deep concern and dissatisfaction”: the Abbey Theatre’s directors, Graham McLaren and Neil Murray. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

More than 300 actors, directors, designers, agents and playwrights have complained to the Minister for Culture about the Abbey Theatre’s recently adop(...)

Trump blimp coming to Ireland for US president’s visit 0:46

The Trump baby blimp is coming to Ireland for the visit of US president Donald Trump in November. The organisers of the original blimp said they wil(...)

Dax Shepard: skilled listener with a deep-seated curiosity

Lately, there has been somewhat of a renaissance in the world of celebrity podcasts. Comedians Marc Maron and Chris Hardwick, along with director Kevi(...)

Hush: A Buffy Podcast

Now that 1990s nostalgia is in full swing (check out Everything Sucks on Netflix), I think it’s time to revisit the genius that was Buffy the Vampire (...)

Brendan Smyth: a review established that four Norbertines had sexually abused so many children that it concluded the figure was simply ‘not known’.

The last public Mass by a Norbertine priest in Ireland was celebrated on Sunday September 25th, 2016. As of that date all public ministry by the Norbe(...)

Gal Gadot and Chris Pine from Wonder Woman sign autographs at San Diego Comic-Con. Photograph:  Charley Gallay/Getty Images

1 Fans v Makers San Diego Comic-Con International positions itself as a democratic space in which fans and creators can meet as equals, and filmmaker(...)

Gwen Taylor as Daisy Werthan and Ernest Perry jnr as Hoke Colburn

★★★ Alfred Uhry’s play from 1988 takes a wing-mirror view of American history: covering 25 years, from 1948 to 1973, in a brisk 90 minutes, it obse(...)

What do three hapless Trinity students, an iguana, a mangy dog and a voyage to the Arctic have to do with 1916? Very little, and yet there are episod(...)

1 Bill Murray does not think Bruce Willis is a “jackass”. In a surprise appearance, Bill Murray opens the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con. T(...)

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