Denise Gough: Tony Award nominee for ‘Angels in America’, which also stars Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane. Photograph: Tom Jamieson/The New York Times

Irish actor Denise Gough was nominated today for a 2018 Tony Award for her performance as Harper Pitt in Marianne Elliot’s National Theatre reviv(...)

Liam Neeson has ‘helped to raise Ireland’s profile and awareness of Ireland and Irish artists around the world’.

Liam Neeson is to receive a special award from President Michael D Higgins for his outstanding contribution to the Irish diaspora. The annual Presid(...)

Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright in Netflix’s House of Cards. Michael Dobbs, author of the House of Cards novel, will speak at an event in Cork later this month. Photograph: Netflix

The willingness of Michael Dobbs, author of the absorbing political novel House of Cards, to give an address at the first ever West Cork History Festi(...)