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Actor Jessie Buckley has been nominated for the recent film Wild Rose and the series The Woman in White and Chernobyl.

The Irish Film and Television Academy (Ifta) has announced its nominations for the Irish Academy Awards. There was no ceremony in 2019 and, as a resul(...)

Samuel Beckett’s Endgame, directed by Conor McPherson (left) and Michael Gambon at the Beckett Film Project. Photograph: Pat Redmond

“Outside of here it’s death.” No play better captures the experience and the meaning of lockdown than Samuel Beckett’s Endgame. In it, four people – t(...)

Domhnall Herdman, Clinton Liberty, Megan McDonnell, Ross Gaynor and Kwaku Fortune, who all studied at the Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art in Trinity College, Dublin, and appeared in TV series Normal People. photograph: Dara Macdónaill/The Irish Times

Just what is it about Normal People that resonated with so many people? Is it the so-wrong-they’re-right love affair between Marianne and Connell, who(...)

Marianne (Daisy Edgar-Jones) and Connell (Paul Mescal) in Normal People. Photograph: Enda Bowe / BBC / Element.

Normal People, the hit Irish drama made by Element Pictures, has been sold to more than 20 countries worldwide by its international distributor Endeav(...)

Great Irish movies: Eamonn Owens as Francie Brady in The Butcher Boy, directed by Neil Jordan

IN VERY PARTICULAR ORDER, HERE’S OUR (CURRENTLY DEFINITIVE) PICK OF THE GREATEST IRISH MOVIES EVER MADE No sane person will sincerely claim that(...)

The task of bringing literature to television is always a fraught one, but the team-up between two of Ireland's most talented artists, director Len(...)

Sally Rooney: the BBC will screen its adaptation of her second novel, Normal People,  in the spring. Photograph: Amy Sussman/Getty

The BBC is to continue its burgeoning relationship with Sally Rooney by adapting the 29-year-old Irish author’s 2017 debut novel, Conversations with F(...)

Normal People: Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones in the BBC adaptation of Sally Rooney’s coming-of-age novel

The first official trailer for Normal People, Sally Rooney’s award-winning novel, has been released. Rooney has adapted her coming-of-age book as a 1(...)

John Wayne drags poor Maureen O’Hara across the windy turf like a cave man

Ask your dad about the mini-scandal that gathered around a TV series called The Spike in 1978. At this point Ireland was — to employ a term favoured(...)

Ruth McGowan, Director, Dublin Fringe Festival

Ruth McGowan is on a mission. Heading into the 25th edition of the Dublin Fringe, the Donegal native wants to transform our lives and the culture of t(...)

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