Liam Neeson

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Ballyglunin railway station, Co Galway, named Castletown in The Quiet Man film. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

“Well now, I’ll begin at the beginning. A fine soft day in the spring it was, when the train pulled into Castletown, three hours late as usual, and hi(...)

 Norman Crowley from Crowley Carbon at his office at Powerscourt House: ‘Revolution is in the blood.’ Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

“We don’t f**k the customer.” The blunt sales message boldly adorns the wall of Norman Crowley’s second floor office, between two sash windows overloo(...)

Ulster American: An escalating farce.

Ulster American Abbey Theatre, Dublin. Until April 20th The worrying thing about polemicists is that they might just mean what they say. Take Osc(...)

Photograph: Mihaela Bodlovic

ULSTER AMERICAN Abbey Theatre, Dublin ★★★☆☆ The worrying thing about polemicists inclined towards controversy is that they might just mean what they (...)

Liam Neeson has issued an apology for his recounting last month of an incident 40 years ago in which he wanted to kill a black man in response to the rape of a friend. Photograph: AFP/Getty

Liam Neeson has issued an apology for what he called an “impulsive recounting” last month of an incident 40 years ago in which he wanted to kill a bla(...)

Irish soprano Celine Byrne on Liam Neeson: ‘I think his recent comments were taken out of context. If you listen to the whole interview, the subject of the whole thing was revenge violence.’

Current favourite restaurant? I live out in the country, Caragh in Kildare, and I’d normally go to Las Radas there, which serves delicious tapas. Pep(...)

Liam Neeson in Cold Pursuit

Our American Cousin will be forever remembered as the play that Abraham Lincoln saw only part of before being fatally distracted by John Wilkes Booth.(...)

Liam Neeson. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty

This is not an obituary. Though it may read like one. A year ago, in quieter, gentler times, when Liam Neeson was just a famous actor, I interviewed h(...)

Liam Neeson:   the actor said in a subsequent TV interview for ABC that “you sometimes just scratch the surface and you discover this racism and bigotry and it’s there”. He should have known that for black people the surface is their own flayed skins. Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images

Images have been rising from the depths of America’s consciousness like swamp creatures in a 1950s B-movie. They are ugly, violent and all about race.(...)

Whoopi Goldberg has defended Liam Neeson amid racism row controversy. File photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Whoopi Goldberg has defended Liam Neeson in the wake of a controversy over racially charged comments made by the Irish actor. The star of Sister Act (...)

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