Adam Weinberger in The Booksellers

Deep into this lovely documentary, one contributor suggests the bookshop browser is a rarer creature than he or she once was. The argument goes that c(...)

Little Women is known for being forward thinking – but not so forward thinking that it predicted the invention of plastic water bottles or Hydro Flasks.

Louisa May Alcott’s classic 1868 novel Little Women is known for being forward thinking – but not so forward thinking that it predicted the invention (...)

Only one other performer has managed as many Oscar nominations at a younger age than Saoirse Ronan. By this measure and a few others, Ronan already counts as the most successful Irish film actor ever. Photograph: Nina Prommer/EPA

Moments after Saoirse Ronan received her fourth Oscar nomination, Sky News identified her as British. The surge of online fury confirmed the affection(...)

Saoirse Ronan at the Little Women premiere in Paris last week. Foreground photograph: Stephane Cardinale/Corbis via Getty

SAOIRSE RONAN IS SPENDING CHRISTMAS IN IRELAND AFTER AN EXTENDED BREAK FROM ACTING, JUST AS YET MORE OSCAR BUZZ BUILDS FOR HER ROLE IN GRETA GERWIG(...)

Golden Globes 2020: Saoirse Ronan’s nomination puts her on track for a fourth Oscar nod in January. Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty

Saoirse Ronan has been nominated as best actress in a drama at the upcoming Golden Globe Awards. The Irish actor, still only 25, picks up her fifth Gl(...)

Don’t be surprised if scenes from the film wind up as Saoirse’s fourth Oscar clip

It’s not often that the initial Twitter responses to a “highly anticipated” movie are anything other than enthusiastic. Greta Gerwig and her team can,(...)

Don’t be surprised if scenes from the film wind up as Saoirse’s fourth Oscar clip

Last week the highly anticipated trailer for Greta Gerwig’s all-star adaptation of Little Women dropped online. Needless to say, the internet lapped i(...)

Isabella Valancy Crawford was born in Dublin in 1850.

Isabella Vlancy Crawford was born in Dublin in 1850. Despite obscurity in her own lifetime, she is now recognised as a pioneer of Canadian poetry. We(...)

Maudie: Ethan Hawke in Aisling Walsh’s new film

Time is always at our elbow. Ethan Hawke, who has changed little in 30 years, is at the Soho Hotel to talk about his role in Aisling Walsh’s irresist(...)

  Samuel Beckett. Photograph:    Louis Monier/Getty Images

Here at the Society for the Preservation of “Literally” as an Adverb of Truth (SPLAT), we were called upon recently to investigate a case involving th(...)

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