Michael Dwyer

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Mouthpiece: Amy Nostbakken and Norah Sadava

It’s time to discover – or revisit – the films of Patricia Rozema. In an era when major studios are clamouring for more equitable representation, Roze(...)

Christos Nikou’s Apples was awarded best film at the 2021 Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival

A little more than a year ago, as the Dublin Film Critics’ Circle brought a few bottles of hand sanitiser to the awards ceremony for the Virgin Media (...)

Frankli founder and CEO Noel Dykes  with co-founder and COO Ronan McCabe. Photograph: James Connolly

Sligo-headquartered technology company Frankli is to create 20 new jobs in Ireland over the next two years as its closes a funding round to help fuel (...)

Director Alan Parker is pictured in Moscow in 2004. File photograph: AP Photo/Misha Japaridze

Sir Alan Parker, who has died at the age of 76, was one among a wave of British directors – Ridley Scott and Adrian Lyne were others – who emerged fro(...)

The best film in 2020 ends with a tantalising unanswered question.

There was a faint sense of relief as the Dublin Film Critics Circle (DFCC) — presided over by this newspaper’s Tara Brady — gathered to present their (...)

The collapse earlier this week of the trial in Bolivia that grew out of the 2009 police operation that killed Michael Dwyer and two other men was inevitable once the country’s president Evo Morales fled into exile last November.

The collapse earlier this week of the trial in Bolivia that grew out of the 2009 police operation that killed Irish man Michael Dwyer and two other me(...)

Michael Dwyer was shot dead in Bolivia in 2009.

The criminal trial that followed the police raid in Bolivia which left Irish man Michael Dwyer dead has collapsed after prosecutors dropped all charge(...)

Wexford’s Michael Furlong blocks Billy Ryan of Kilkenny during the Bord na Mona Walsh Cup semi-final at  John Lockes in  Callan. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

Wexford 2-18 Kilkenny 1-9 Davy Fitzgerald’s Wexford made a good start to 2020 as they powered home against their old foes Kilkenny with a double-scor(...)

Empathy Marketing said it intended to cancel some of its shares and shift some of its capital to create what is known in accounting terms as a ‘distributable reserve’

The UK group that in February paid about €25 million for Empathy Marketing, the Irish company behind deals site Pigsback. com, is restructuring Empath(...)

 Hugh O’Conor - ‘the cheery Dubliner has emerged as one of our busiest hyphenates.’ Photograph: Tom Honan

Hugh O’Conor is pondering the years after his breakthrough role in My Left Foot. “I didn’t do some jobs I was offered,” he says. “My parents said I h(...)

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