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Bridgerton: Nicola Coughlan and Claudia Jessie’s characters are perhaps its biggest love story. Photograph: Netflix

In the noughties I adored Sex and the City. Like women everywhere, my friends and I debated which of these four impossibly stylish, successful women w(...)

Angela Scanlon: ‘It’s quite unsettling to always feel like you’re torn between two places all the time.’ Photograph: Julien Behal

The presenter on feeling Irish through and through, the excitement of live TV and finding an upside to lockdown When she moved to London six yea(...)

Lenny Abrahamson, one of the judges in the Virgin Media Discovers competition, pictured on the set of Normal People. Photograph: Enda Bowe/Element Pictures

Virgin Media Ireland has awarded €9,000 to 10 filmmakers to invest in the development of their scripts in a short film competition run in partnership (...)

Aristo-craic: Nicola Coughlan with Claudia Jessie in Bridgerton. Photograph: Netflix

“Aw, feck it! We’ll just say it’s Christmas now!” It is mid-November, and Nicola Coughlan has once again tapped into the mood of a nation. Or rather t(...)

Virgin Media Discovers: As part of the €150,000 total prize pot, a shortlist of 10 entries will receive €9,000 each for the development of their script, while two scripts will win €30,000 each to fund the production of a 10-minute short film.

Director Lenny Abrahamson and screenwriter Lisa McGee are among the judges on this year’s Virgin Media Discovers short film competition, the broadcast(...)

Kate King, great-grandmother of CNN’s John King, at the family’s ancestral home in Doonloughan near Ballyconneely, Co Galway.

An Irish relative of CNN TV anchor John King says her family was “glued” to his US election coverage and plans to show him around their Connemara ance(...)

CNN news anchor John King has been one of the media stars of the US election coverage thanks to his ‘magic wall’ interactive election map. Photograph: CNN.

Ballina and Carlingford can claim Joe Biden and Doonbeg Donald Trump but Doonloughan in Connemara can join an illustrious list of famous Irish ancestr(...)

CNN’s John King: he is just one Key Race Alert away from being asked to run for our own presidency

Some people will say the definitive moment in the wake of the US presidential election came when Georgia turned blue, or later when Pennsylvania did, (...)

From arts and media to politics and law, it’s the graduates of all-girls Catholic schools who are blazing a trail for independent women. Photograph: Marvin Recinos/ AFP/ Getty

The convent school prefect is having a moment. From arts and media to politics and law, it’s the graduates of all-girls Catholic schools who are blazi(...)

Paul Mescal stars in Virgin Media Television’s Irish drama The Deceived starting on September 7th. Photograph: Virgin Media

A new Irish drama featuring Normal People actor Paul Mescal will begin next month on Virgin Media One. The Deceived, which also stars Peaky Blinder(...)

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