Michael Dwyer

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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(...)

The Dwyer family has gathered an impressive body of material, both forensic and from eyewitnesses, that has destroyed the credibility of the account given by the Bolivian authorities of the police raid that resulted in Michael Dwyer’s death. File photograph: PA Wire

Though it is 10 years ago today since Michael Dwyer was killed by police in Bolivia, the circumstances surrounding his death remain a mystery. But tha(...)

Michael Dwyer: The Bolivian state’s version of what happened leading up to and during the police raid in which Dwyer was killed has been contradicted by eyewitnesses and leaked video from inside the investigation.

When in 2015 Bolivia’s president Evo Morales became the first South American head of state to visit Ireland, he must have known the 2009 killing of Ir(...)

Best actress: Jessie Buckley in the gobsmacking Wild Rose

The good folk at Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival beat the weather this year. But it could hardly have been a more closely run thing. (...)

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