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Bela Lugosi in Dracula (1931)

Even the doziest domestic observer will have noticed that Irish cinema is passing through an unprecedented period of fecundity. Others are blowing ou(...)

Colm Toibin: ‘I was editor of Magill at 27. I wrote my first novel as a way of keeping the daily business of Garret Fitzgerald and Charlie Haughey and all those stories at bay.’ Photograph: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for BFI

Colm Tóibín is not just famous; he has a public persona. The red-framed spectacles that hang round the writer’s neck are not quite so well known as(...)

Irish actor Saoirse Ronan who stars in the ‘Brooklyn’ arriving at the Savoy Cinema for the Irish premiere. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Actor Saoirse Ronan was joined by her co-stars of Brooklyn and U2 front-man Bono on the red carpet at the Savoy cinema in Dublin for the Irish premier(...)

Saoirse Ronan and Domhnall Gleeson in the screen adaptation of Colm Tóibín’s novel Brooklyn.

I emigrated to Toronto five years ago having struggled for a year to find work in broadcasting, after graduating from DIT. Even with the opportunities(...)