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Actor Elliott Gould: ‘Sometimes things work, sometimes things don’t work, and we learn from it’. File photograph: Christopher Polk/Fox/Getty Images

The best review ever received by Elliott Gould – renowned actor and star of M*A*S*H and The Long Goodbye, not to mention Ross and Monica’s d(...)

US president Donald Trump  ignited outrage last week by referring to African and Haitian immigrants as coming from ‘sh**hole countries’. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

Carmel Stelzner: ‘Trump’s assertion that Norwegians would be desirable immigrants didn’t land as a huge complement here’ Reports of Donald Trump’s da(...)

The eight-page pamphlet distributed across trains on Monday morning describes the Minister in such terms as “Ross the Boss” and “Rocket Ross”. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

One of the main unions involved in the Irish Rail pay dispute has published a pamphlet mocking Minister for Transport Shane Ross and describing the Na(...)

Steve Carrell. Photograph: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

Eight years ago the actor Steve Carell went into a recording booth to adopt a cod eastern European accent for the first time. The role was Gru, the he(...)

 Katie Holmes as Jackie Kennedy Onassis in the miniseries The Kennedys: After Camelot which aiirs on RTE on Friday. Photograph: Ken Woroner/Reelz via AP

This Friday, Matthew Perry, with the help of a fake nose and two fake ears, appears in the gripping biopic Mr Potato Head: Dream’s End. The tale of Mr(...)

Fr Tony Flannery who celebrated Mass for his 70th birthday at the east Galway Killimordaly Community Centre in breach of a 2012 ban by the Vatican on his public ministry: “I feel free of the institution.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Comedian Groucho Marx said he would never join a club that accepted him as a member. Fr Tony Flannery goes one better. He now has no desire to rejoin (...)

Beppe Grillo: The  leader of Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement has not enjoyed a trouble-free start to 2017. Photograph: Marco Bertorello/AFP/Getty Images

The year has not got off to a flying start for Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S). In the space of just two days last week, the M5S (...)

People Before Profit/Anti-Austerity Alliance Oireachtas group: ‘How about a picture in front of the four-star Hilton?’ Photograph: Sam Boal/

The meaningless “think-in” season draws to a close today with the Green Party saving on carbon emissions by not travelling anywhere for their pre-seas(...)

Lobby group believes there is a pressing need for regulation of the Irish tattoo and piercing industry

In her 1983 introduction to an unpublished book of photographs of body art by Barry Kay, Germaine Greer described tattooing and piercing as displaceme(...)

No, wobbling about on a rickety chair to strain upward and paw an electrical outlet while hoping it’s off is something most mammies will have no problem leaving to most daddies.

How many dads does it take to screw in a lightbulb? Just one. There are many tasks dads are expected to do in these modern times to level out the pa(...)

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